The Maple Leafs were last in action on Thursday night, when they won 6-3 on the road at the Winnipeg Jets. It took Toronto’s current streak to 8-0-1.
William Nylander had two goals and an assist (and now has six goals and five assists in his five-game point streak), while Kasperi Kapanen, Travis Dermott, Pierre Engvall and Mitch Marner also scored for the Maple Leafs. Frederik Andersen stopped 45 shots.
Toronto are averaging a healthy 3.60 Goals per Game (GPG), while they are allowing 3.17 (GA). Auston Matthews has scored 27 goals and 49 points, while Marner has provided 27 assists. The Maple Leafs are 10-4-5 on home-ice.
The Islanders went down to a 2-1 loss on home-ice to the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night. It was a fourth straight loss for New York at the Nassau Coliseum.
Brock Nelson scored the goal for the Islanders, while Semyon Varlamov made 29 saves.
New York are only averaging 2.87 GPG, but they are very secure defensively in allowing just 2.59 (GA). Mathew Barzal leads the way for the Islanders on goals, points and assists, with 16, 34 and 18 respectively. The Islanders are 12-6-1 on the road.
Toronto Maple Leafs vs New York Islanders Betting Lines & Predictions
Although the Islanders have been strong on the road this season, the Toronto Maple Leafs have to be the tips in any predictions here given their recent excellent results.