Blue Jackets vs. Leafs Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Maple Leafs are -109 money line favorites over the Blue Jackets, who are +101 on the ML. Columbus enters play with a 30-25-5 record and is 13-14-3 on the road this year, while Toronto is 32-22-8 overall and 21-10-1 at home. The total for tonight’s game is sitting at 5.5 goals.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Maple Leafs opened as -125 money line favorites but their odds have been bet down to -109, while the Blue Jackets’ odds have gone from +115 down to +101. As for the total, it opened at 5.5 and that’s where it currently sits.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 80% of bettors favor the Maple Leafs. This information is subject to change, however, so click on the link provided for the most updated public betting stats.
NHL FREE PICK: Take Toronto. According to latest NHL trends, the Leafs are 7-0 in their last seven home games, 22-5 in their last 27 home games versus a team with a losing road record, and 4-1 in their last five games playing on one day of rest. On the other side, the Jackets are 27-69 in their last 96 games versus a team with a winning record and 13-48 in their last 61 road games versus a team with a home winning percentage of greater than .600.
MONDAY NHL FREE PICK: TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS -109