Toronto Maple Leafs
The Maple Leafs won a third straight game and a fifth win in six games, with a 6-3 win on the road at the New York Rangers on Friday night.
William Nylander and Mitch Marner each scored twice for Toronto, with Pierre Engvall and Ilya Mikheyev getting a goal apiece, while Frederik Andersen made 19 saves.
Toronto are averaging 3.33 Goals per Game (GPG), while allowing 3.14 GA. Auston Matthew has 21 goals and 38 points for the Maple Leafs, with Marner having recorded 20 assists.
Detroit Red Wings
The Red Wings were last in action on Tuesday night, when they went down to a 5-3 loss on home-ice to the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Red Wings have lost 14 of their last 16 games.
Adam Erne scored twice for Detroit, with their other goal coming from Tyler Bertuzzi. Jonathan Bernier made 34 saves.
Detroit are only averaging a paltry 2.19 GPG, while allowing an alarming 3.89 GA. Tyler Bertuzzi leads the way in terms of goals, points and assists for the Red Wings, with 12, 28 and 16 respectively.
Toronto Maple Leafs vs Detroit Red Wings Betting Lines & Pick
Looking at our ice hockey predictions for this game, Toronto has already had two big wins… 5-2 and 6-0, earlier in the season. There’s little reason to suggest anything other than another win for the Maple Leafs here.
For the NHL pick though we’ll look to the Puck Line, where Toronto -1.5 can be backed at odds of -110 (1.90) at bet365.