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Blue Jackets vs. Maple Leafs 8/7/20 - NHL Picks & Predictions

Columbus Blue Jackets vs Toronto Maple Leafs Odds & Info

Game Columbus Blue Jackets vs Toronto Maple Leafs
Date & Time Friday August 7, 2020, 8:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Scotiabank Arena Scotiabank Arena, 40, Bay Street, Spadina—Fort York, Old Toronto, Peel, Golden Horseshoe, Ontario, M5J 2X2, Canada
Latest odds
TOR -156 ; O/U 5.5
TV Channel
NBCSN

In this game here the Maple Leafs and the Blue Jackets are proving that the matchmakers definitely made a great match. The teams have battled back and forth and while the teams do play on Thursday night it is a great series no matter which team comes out on top. The downside is the losing team will be facing elimination and will definitely have to push in the game to bring home a win in the game here to avoid elimination.

On the regular season the Maple Leafs ended up scoring at a clip of 3.39 goals per game. The defense for the Maple Leafs allowed 3.17 goals a game. The Blue Jackets only managed to get 2.57 goals a game scored and ended up allowing 2.61 goals per game so far.

Andersen is the goalie that the Maple Leafs have relied on in this series. During the regular season he posted a 29-13-7 record overall. Andersen only allowed 2.85 goals a game, but saved 90.9% of the shots that he faced.

Joonas Korpisalo is the goalie the Blue Jackets relied on in the regular season. He ended up with a 19-12-5 record overall. When it comes to the goals against he allowed only 2.60 goals a game and turned away 91.1% of the pucks that were sent towards him.

    Recent Betting Trends

    • Toronto are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games.
    • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 7 games on the road.
    • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Columbus' last 5 games.
    • Columbus are 4-13 SU in their last 17 games.

    Free NHL Pick:

    Toronto Maple Leafs -156

    The Blue Jackets will be pushing hard and so far the games have been back and forth. The downside is the Blue Jackets offense has struggled most of the year, but the Maple Leafs have been fairly well balanced and are coming in at a very good strength and balance. Look for the Maple Leafs to keep up the pressure in the game here to bring home a win. Final Score Prediction, Toronto Maple Leafs win 3-1.

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