The Vancouver Canucks (15-11-4) meet the Toronto Maple Leafs (14-13-4) at the Rogers Arena in NHL action on Tuesday evening.
Vancouver Canucks Form
The Canucks won a second straight game when they eventually overcame the Buffalo Sabres 6-5 in OT on home-ice on Saturday.
Antoine Roussel and Josh Leivo each scored twice for the Canucks, with Tyler Myers adding another and J.T. Miller scoring a decisive power-play goal 3:21 into overtime to claim the win. Thatcher Demko stopped 23 shots for the Canucks.
Vancouver are now averaging 3.33 Goals per Game (GPG) this season, while they are allowing 3.00 (GA). Miller has 13 goals for the Canucks, Elias Pettersson has 33 points and Quinn Hughes has 22 assists.
Toronto Maple Leafs Form
The Maple Leafs had an excellent 5-2 win on the road at the St. Louis Blues on Saturday night, with Auston Matthews and Zach Hyman both scoring twice and Jason Spezza adding the other goal. Frederik Andersen made 26 saves for Toronto.
Toronto are averaging 3.19 GPG, while allowing 3.26 GA. Matthews has 18 goals and 33 points for the Maple Leafs, with Morgan Rielly weighing in with 18 assists.
Vancouver Canucks vs Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Lines & Predictions
This is not an easy game for our NHL predictions given the inconsistent record of the Maple Leafs this season, but the win at the Blues should bolster their confidence.
NHL Predictions: Toronto Maple Leafs to win @ -120 (1.83) with bet365