Leafs looking for five straight
TORONTO, Ontario (TheSpread) – The Toronto Maple Leafs have won four straight and are looking for five when they host the Los Angeles Kings tonight at 5PM ET.
Toronto is 17-9-3 on the season and 12-7 at home while Los Angeles is 15-10-5 overall and 4-6-4 on the road. The home team has won eight of the last nine games between these two, but they have yet to meet this season. They have also hit the under in four straight meetings.
Oddsmakers like the Kings on the road, as oddsmakers at Bovada.lv have given Los Angeles odds of -130 to win today, while the Leafs have been given odds of +110 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5.5 goals.
Toronto is riding a four-game winning streak, including a 4-1 win over the Red Wings last night despite being a home underdog. The Leafs have won eight of their last 10 overall and are 5-1 in their last six games as an underdog. Los Angeles has lost three of its last four games coming into tonight. They have been favored in seven of their last 10, going 3-4 in those seven games.