Leafs host Jackets tonight
TORONTO, Ontario (TheSpread) – The Toronto Maple Leafs host the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday night in the featured game in the NHL.
Toronto is 21-17-3 overall and 14-9 at home while Columbus is 18-17-3 overall and 9-8-1 on the road. Columbus has won three of its last four meetings with Toronto, but the Leafs have the lone win this season, 4-1. They have split the over/under total in their last four meetings.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Toronto is favored at home, as the Maple Leafs are getting odds of -135 to win, while the Blue Jackets are getting a money line of +115 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 6 goals.
Columbus has won two straight and four of its last five coming into this game. The Jackets are 5-2 in their last seven games as an underdog and that have pushed or hit the over in five of their last six games. Toronto is struggling as of late, losing three straight and eight of their last 10. They have lost their last two games as a favorite and hit the over in three of their last four games.