Toronto Maple Leafs at Montreal Canadiens - 2/10/21 NHL Picks and Prediction
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Montreal Canadiens (8-2-2) vs Toronto Maple Leafs (10-2-1)
Game Info: Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 7:30 pm (Bell Centre)
Betting Odds: Montreal Canadiens -110 / Toronto Maple Leafs -110 --- Over/Under: 6.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Toronto Maple Leafs and the Montreal Canadiens meet in NHL action from the Bell Centre on Wednesday night.
The Toronto Maple Leafs will look to build on a 3-1 win over Vancouver in their last matchup to improve to 10-2-1 on the year. Mitch Marner leads the Leafs with 21 points coming on 6 goals and 15 assists while Auston Matthews has 15 points with 11 goals and 4 helpers this season. William Nylander and John Tavares each have 12 points with Nylander logging 4 goals with 8 assists while Tavares has 5 goals and 7 helpers. Morgan Rielly has 11 points with 9 assists while Jason Spezza has 4 goals and 4 assists for his 8 points this season. Frederik Andersen has an 8-3 record with a 2.68 GAA in goal for Toronto, seeing 11 of the 13 starts for the Leafs this season.
The Montreal Canadiens will try to keep their strong run going as well after a narrow 2-1 win over Ottawa in their last game. Jeff Petry leads Montreal with 14 points including 6 goals and 8 assists while Tyler Toffoli has 13 points with 9 goals and 4 helpers and Nick Suzuki has 12 points with 9 assists this season. Jonathan Drouin and Josh Anderson each have 10 points with Drouin logging 9 assists while Anderson has 8 goals for the Habs this season. Brendan Gallagher, Tomas Tatar and Shea Weber all have 7 points with Gallagher posting 5 goals while Tatar has 3 goals with 3 assists and Weber has 2 goals and 5 helpers this season. Carey Price and Jake Allen have split the goaltending duties for the Habs, each logging 4 wins with Price posting a 2.81 GAA while Allen has a 1.81 GAA this season.
Toronto is 7-1 in their last 8 games overall and 5-1 in their last 6 games following a win while the under Is 5-0 in their last 5 games against a team with a winning record. Montreal is 6-2 in their last 8 games overall and 2-5 in their last 7 Wednesday games while the over is 8-3-1 in their last 12 games as a favorite.
This one may be a pretty obvious play, but I’m going to side with the over here as I think you have two of the deepest and most talented rosters in the league. You also have the top pair of scoring offenses in the NHL as well as two of the deepest rosters from top to bottom in the entire NHL as well. I just don’t see how we don’t get to 8 or 9 goals like we did in the first meeting this year, so give me the over in this one.