Maple Leafs vs Islanders Prediction - NHL Picks 3/21/23
New York Islanders (36-27-8) vs Toronto Maple Leafs (42-18-9)
Game Info: Tuesday, March 21, 2023 at 7:30 pm (UBS Arena)
Betting Odds: New York Islanders -111 / Toronto Maple Leafs -111 --- Over/Under: 6 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Toronto Maple Leafs and New York Islanders face off on Tuesday in an NHL showdown at UBS Arena. When these two teams faced off on January 23rd it was the Maple Leafs that secured the 5-2 victory.
Maple Leafs Betting Preview
Toronto comes into this game with a 42-18-9 record overall and they have gone 17-11-4 at home. On Saturday it took a shootout, but the Maple Leafs were able to secure the 5-4 victory. On Friday the Maple Leafs faced off against the Carolina Hurricanes, and they were able to secure a 5-2 victory. The Maple Leafs are averaging 3.42 goals while their defense is giving up 2.68 goals per game. The offense is ranked 9th in the league while the defense is ranked 5th. Mitchell Marner has scored 26 goals and added 63 assists so far this season.
Islanders Betting Preview
On the other side of this matchup is the Islanders who sit with a 36-27-8 record and they have gone 20-12-3 at home. On Saturday the Islanders faced off against the San Jose Sharks and the Islanders were able to secure a 4-1 victory. Jean-Gabriel Pageau has scored one goal and added one assist. The Islanders are averaging 2.93 goals while their defense is giving up 2.69 goals per game. The offense is ranked 22nd in the league while the defense is ranked 6th. Brock Nelson has scored 30 goals and added 35 assists.
Maple Leafs vs Islanders Trends
The Maple Leafs are 5-1 in their last six games against the Eastern Conference. The over is 4-0-1 in the Maple Leafs five games against the Eastern Conference. The under is 5-1 in the Islanders last six games on Tuesday.
Shane’s Free Pick
The Islanders offense is averaging only 2.93 goals per game and their offense isn’t going to be good enough in this game. The Maple Leafs are averaging 3.42 goals per game and in the last game they only scored five goals. The Maple Leafs are going to run up the score here, and the Islanders are going to have no answer. Back the Maple Leafs -1.5.
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