Devils vs. Maple Leafs Pick
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Maple Leafs are a -200 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Devils are a +170 underdog and the over-under is 6.
New Jersey enters the game with a 2-0-0 record after winning 6-2 at the Sabres Monday night. Toronto improved to 3-0-0 Monday with a 4-3 overtime home win over the Blackhawks. The Maple Leafs won two of the three meetings last year and the total went over in all three meetings.
In Monday's game, Jasper Bratt and Marcus Johansson led the Devils with two goals and an assist each. Stefan Noesen and Brian Gibbons both had one goal. Cory Schneider made 23 saves to earn the win.
The Maple Leafs were led Monday by Auston Matthews as he scored the game-winner in overtime. Nikita Zaitsev, Connor Brown and James van Riemsdyk each had one goal. Frederik Anderson made 18 saves to post the win.
Trust in Auston Matthews. The Maple Leafs sure do. He is off to a great start already this season and been at the forefront of Toronto's strong start. We believe it will continue Wednesday night as Matthews has plenty of firepower around him.
NHL DAILY PREDICTION: TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS -200