Tuesday night’s game at the PPG Paints Arena saw Toronto go down to a 5-2 loss to Pittsburgh. The Maple Leafs have now registered just three wins in their last nine games.
Auston Matthews and Kyle Clifford scored the goals for the Maple Leafs, with Frederik Andersen stopping 19 shots.
The Maple Leafs are currently averaging 3.48 Goals per Game (GPG), while they are allowing 3.28 (GA). Matthews leads the way for Toronto in terms of goals and points, with 43 and 72 respectively, while Mitch Marner has recorded 45 assists. They are 15-8-7 on home-ice this season.
Pittsburgh’s victory over Toronto on Tuesday came with goals from Sidney Crosby (who also had three assists), Bryan Rust (who had two assists), Jason Zucker, Teddy Blueger and Anthony Angello. Tristan Jarry stopped 34 shots.
The Penguins are averaging 3.33 GPG, while they are allowing 2.66 (GA). Rust has 23 goals for Pittsburgh, while Evgeni Malkin 58 points and has registered 40 assists. They are 15-10-2 on the road this season.
Toronto Maple Leafs vs Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Lines & NHL Tip
This could prove to be a very close game, but we’ll take the Maple Leafs as our NHL tips to avenge Tuesday’s loss in our betting predictions for this game.