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San Jose Sharks at Toronto Maple Leafs 10/22/21 - NHL Picks & Predictions

Toronto Maple Leafs vs San Jose Sharks Odds & Info

Game Toronto Maple Leafs vs San Jose Sharks
Date & Time Friday October 22, 2021, 6:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, Canada
Latest odds
TOR -218 ; O/U 6
TV Channel
ESPN+

The San Jose Sharks play the second half of a back-to-back on Friday when visiting the Toronto Maple Leaves after playing on the road against the Ottawa Senators on Thursday. San Jose is 2-0-0 with 4 points after defeating the Montreal Canadiens 5-0 on Tuesday night. Jonathan Dahlen scored a pair of goals, which were his first two in the NHL in just his second career game. Goldie Adin Hill stopped each of the 21 shots faced in net.

Jonathan Dahlen is the leading goal scorer for San Jose with two  while Timo Meier is the leader in assists with three. Erik Karlsson is the leader in overall points with four. In goal, Adin Hill is 2-0-0 with a goals-against average of 1.50 and save percentage of .932. San Jose is scoring an average of 4.50 goals per game and allowing an average of only 1.50 goals per game. San Jose's power play is scoring 44.4% of the time and it's penalty-kill unit has been successful 100.0% of the time.

Toronto is 2-1-1 with five points following a disappointing 2-1 loss in overtime to the New York Rangers on Monday night. Michael Bunting scored Toronto's only goal in the overtime loss. The Maple Leafs took 41 shots but were only able to put one past Rangers goaltender Igor Shesterkin. Toronto goaltender Jack Campbell made 21 saves in the loss.

William Nylander and Michael Bunting each have scored two goals for Toronto, while the leader in assists is Morgan Rielly with three. Nylander is the overall leader in points with four. In goal, Jack Campbell is 2-0-1 with a goals against average of 1.18 and save percentage of .953. Toronto is scoring an average of 2.00 goals per game and allowing an average of 1.75 goals per game. Toronto's power play is scoring 21.4% of time and its penalty-kill unit has been successful 84.6% of time.

Recent Betting Trends

  • San Jose is 5-14 in its last 19
  • The OVER has cashed in 9 of the Sharks last 13
  • Toronto is 11-3 in its last 14 when playing an opponent with a .600 or higher winning percentage
  • The UNDER has cashed in each of Toronto’s last 4 at home

Free NHL Pick:

Toronto Maple Leafs -218

Toronto will be well rested after not playing since Monday night while San Jose will be playing the second half of a back-to-back with both on the road. Toronto has won four out of the last five head-to-head with San Jose and seven of the last 10 on its home ice against the Sharks. Maple Leafs goalie Jack Campbell has had a strong start to the season with a 1.18 goals against average. Final Score Prediction, Toronto Maple Leafs win 2-0.

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