Arizona Coyotes at Toronto Maple Leafs 3/10/22 - NHL Picks & Predictions
The Arizona Coyotes continue a road trip Thursday night with a game in Toronto,ON against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Arizona comes into Thursday night as one of the worst teams in the NHL sitting at 17-35-4 on the year but are riding a three game win streak following a 9-2 blowout win over Detroit last game out. Nick Ritchie, Nick Schmaltz, and Jakob Chychrun carried the Arizona offense against Detroit punching in two goals of peace.
Much of the Arizona struggles this season are due to a below average offense as the Coyotes average only 2.5 goals per game on 34.8 shots. Clayton Keller does everything for Arizona leading the team with 54 points and 30 assists, while posting a team high 24 goals on 158 shots.
The Toronto Maple Leafs will play their second consecutive home game Thursday night riding a two game win streak after a 6-4 win over Seattle. Goalie Jack Campbell struggled in the net for Toronto posting a.867 save percentage after allowing four goals on 30 shots but gave up only one goal in the final period to pick up the win.
Austin Mathews carried the Toronto offense posting a hat trick on four shots in just over 20 minutes on the ice. William Nylander and John Tavares chipped in one goal and one assist each to contribute to the Toronto offensive attack.
Toronto is by far the better team in this matchup, and it will show from the opening faceoff. Look for Toronto to end the Arizona win streak as the Maple Leafs will dominate this game for the full 60 minutes. Take Toronto to extend their own win streak in blowout fashion over Arizona Thursday night. Final Score Prediction, Toronto wins and covers 4-1.