Blackhawks host Maple Leafs
CHICAGO, IL (TheSpread) – The Chicago Blackhawks are looking like a Stanley Cup contender once again and they hope to show that on Sunday when they host another strong team in the Toronto Maple Leafs at 7PM ET.
Chicago is 22-9-2 on the season and 11-3-1 at home while Toronto is 19-11-3 overall and 5-3-3 on the road. These two have met once this season, with Toronto getting a 3-2 win at home. The Leafs have won two straight over Chicago, but the Blackhawks had won eight straight prior to that. These two have hit the over in five of their last eight meetings.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Blackhawks are the clear favorite in this game, as they are getting odds of -200 to win, while the Leafs have a money line of +170 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5.5 goals.
Chicago has won nine of its last 11 games coming into today’s meeting and both losses were by a goal. The Blackhawks have won their last four at home and have had their games total five goals or less in six of their last seven. Toronto has lost two straight coming into this game, both by three goals. The Leafs have won their last three games as an underdog and they have hit the over in three of their last four games.