Maple Leafs at Devils 12/18/18 - NHL Picks & Predictions
The Maple Leafs are playing some great hockey on the season so far and that is going to be something that is going to help the Maple Leafs here. However, what the Maple Leafs are doing is playing some great offense and the defense is playing decent as well. This type of balance is able to help the Maple Leafs in getting the wins on the season. The downside is the Maple Leafs have struggled lately with a 1-4 record in the last 5 games.
The Maple Leafs are coming into this game here scoring a total of 3.55 goals a game, but the Maple Leafs have given up 2.82 goals a game. The Maple Leafs have managed to convert on the power play at 23.1%, but have killed off 78.2%.
The Devils have had quite a few struggles so far this season and it shows up with the fact the record has had some problems on the season when it comes to scoring and that is something the Devils have really had some problems overcoming. However, the Devils are a team that would need to pick up some momentum by coming into the game here to take over the injured Maple Leafs here.
With the Devils the team has been able to score at a clip of 3.03 goals a game, but have given up 3.52 goals a game. When it comes to the power play the Devils have been able to convertat a rate of 18.6%, but have killed off 81.6%.
The Maple Leafs are a team that does have some injuries on the year and the Maple Leafs are a team that does have injuries coming into this game and that is going to make it harder and more of a challenge for the Maple Leafs to bring home a win in the game. Look for the Maple Leafs to be able to bring home the win, even with the injuries. Final Score Prediction, Toronto Maple Leafs win 3-2.