Toronto Maple Leafs vs Chicago Blackhawks Predictions & Betting Odds – NHL Previews

The Toronto Maple Leafs (25-16-7) are up against the Chicago Blackhawks (22-20-6) in NHL action at the Scotiabank Arena on Saturday night.
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Toronto Maple Leafs vs Chicago Blackhawks
January 18,2020
7PM

Toronto suffered a fourth defeat in five games as they went down to a 2-1 loss on home-ice in a shootout to the Calgary Flames on Thursday night.

The Maple Leafs’ goal was scored by William Nylander, with Frederik Andersen making 31 saves.

The Maple Leafs average 3.60 Goals per Game (GPG), while allowing 3.23 (GA). Auston Matthews has 34 goals and 57 points, while Mitch Marner has registered 33 assists. They are 12-5-7 on home-ice.

Betting Odds - Winner

Chicago current winning streak now stands at three games, while they have also won seven of their last 10, after Wednesday night’s 4-1 win on the road at the Montreal Canadiens.

The Blackhawks’ goals came from Zack Smith (who scored twice), with additional goals coming from Alex DeBrincat and Drake Caggiula. Corey Crawford made 32 saves.

The Blackhawks average 2.90 GPG, while allowing 3.10 (GA). Patrick Kane leads the way for Chicago with regards to goals, points and assists, with 24, 60 and 36 respectively. They are 11-9-3 on the road.

Maple Leafs vs Blackhawks Betting Lines & Prediction

Toronto can be backed at odds of -185 (1.54) with bet365 Sportsbook on the Money Line, with Chicago on offer at +180 (2.80) with Sports Interaction.

Although current form favours the Blackhawks in this game, the Maple Leafs have the home-ice advantage and a strong attacking roster that always gives them a chance. We’re backing them to return to winning ways here, so they are the tips in predictions for this game.

NHL Prediction: Money Line - Toronto Maple Leafs @ -185 (1.54) with bet365

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