Maple Leafs at Red Wings 2/1/19 - NHL Picks & Predictions

By: Jim |

Last Updated: 08/08/2019 at 9:08 AM ET

Maple Leafs at Red Wings 2/1/19 - NHL Picks & Predictions

The Maple Leafs are taking to the road to face the Red Wings in this game. However, unlike most of the teams that are on the road the Maple Leafs are coming in heavily favored and it is easy to see why when you start to look at the Maple Leafs road record when compared to the Red Wings home record. The Maple Leafs have only lost 6 games on the road this year and have picked up 16 wins. The Red Wings on their home ice have only managed to squeak out 10 wins and have 12 losses. The Maple Leafs when playing on the road have been able to score a total of 3.87 goals a game. The Maple Leafs only score 3.55 goals a game overall. The Maple Leafs road defense is giving up 2.96 goals a game on the road compared to the overall average of 2.86.

When playing at home the Red Wings are scoring 2.81 goals a game compared to the overall average for the team of 2.82 goals. The Red Wings defense at home has allowed 2.92 goals a game, but have managed to keep the overall average to 3.27.

The Maple Leafs have been playing really well on the road this season and have scored almost a goal average better than the Red Wings home offense this year. The last meeting between these two teams happened in December and it was a high scoring Maple Leafs win, but the defenses for both teams have improved slightly since then and that will make this game interesting, but the Maple Leafs still come out on top. Final Score Prediction, Toronto Maple Leafs win 4-3.

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