After a franchise-record 11-game winning streak, Tampa Bay lost for a second straight game on Saturday night when they were heavily beaten 7-3 on the road at the Arizona Coyotes.
The Lightning goals came from Anthony Cirelli, Ondrej Palat and Brayden Point, while Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 34 shots.
The Lightning are currently averaging 3.53 Goals per Game (GPG), while they are allowing 2.76 (GA). Nikita Kucherov leads the way for Tampa Bay with regards to goals, points and assists, with 29, 75 and 46 respectively. They are 20-7-2 on home-ice this season.
Toronto were also on the receiving end of a heavy loss in their last game, going down to a 6-3 defeat on home-ice to the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday night.
Alexander Kerfoot, Pierre Engvall and John Tavares scored for Toronto, while Frederik Andersen made 41 saves.
The loss was even more difficult to take as the Hurricanes had to rely upon the on-call emergency netminder, the 42 year-old David Ayres, for almost half the game, following injuries to both their regular goaltenders during the game.
The Maple Leafs are averaging 3.48 GPG, while they are allowing 3.27 (GA). Auston Matthews has 43 goals and 73 points for Toronto, while Mitch Marner has recorded 46 assists. They are 16-14-1 on the road this season.
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The Lightning start a run of five straight games on home-ice here and given their record over the course of the season, they have to be the tips in predictions for this game.