Having lost three of their previous four games, the Maple Leafs bounced back with a 4-0 win on home-ice against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night, so avenging a 5-2 loss at Pittsburgh on Tuesday night.
Jake Muzzin, William Nylander, Kasperi Kapanen and Zach Hyman scored Toronto’s goals, while Frederik Andersen made 24 saves.
Toronto are now averaging 3.48 Goals per Game (GPG), while they are allowing 3.28 (GA). Auston Matthews has 43 goals and 72 points for the Maple Leafs, while Mitch Marner has registered 45 assists. They are 16-8-7 on home-ice this season.
The Hurricanes went down to a 5-2 loss on home-ice to the New York Rangers on Friday night.
Brock McGinn and Sebastian Aho scored for Carolina, while Petr Mrazek stopped 31 shots.
Carolina are averaging 3.17 GPG, while they are allowing 2.82 (GA). Aho has 35 goals and 58 points for the Hurricanes, while Teuvo Teravainen has provided 44 assists. They are 15-12-2 on the road this season.
Toronto Maple Leafs vs Carolina Hurricanes NHL Betting Lines & Prediction
With the home-ice advantage, the Toronto Maple Leafs coming into this game on the back of a good win and the Hurricanes having had less time to rest, Toronto has to be the best bet to emerge victorious in our NHL predictions for this game.