Predators vs. Maple Leafs Pick
Who Oddsmakers Like: Toronto. According to oddsmakers at YouWager, the Maple Leafs are listed as a -125 favorite to win on the spread line. The Predators are a +105 underdog, while the total is set at 5.5 goals.
Who the Public Likes: Toronto. As of Wednesday afternoon, 52 percent of public bets have come in on the Maple Leafs to win. Online wagers have seen 78 percent of bets come in on the over.
Who We Like: This is the first meeting between these two teams since the Maple Leafs swept the two games last year by scores of 6-2 at home and 3-1 on the road. The last 10 games between the two teams have been split 5-5, while the over-under has also gone 5-5. Nashville is on a three-game winning streak, with the over hitting in the last two contests. Toronto has been on the winning side in five of their last six games. While the last game went over on the total, the previous five games all finished under.
I like the under here as Nashville is strong defensively, while the Maple Leafs played a slew of low-scoring games before their last outcome.
NHL DAILY PREDICTION: PREDATORS/MAPLE LEAFS UNDER 5.5