The Maple Leafs will be in the nation’s capital on Tuesday night to take on the Capitals at 6:00 p.m. ET. With Toronto listed as heavy road favorites and the total sitting at 6.5, what’s the smart bet tonight in D.C.? Keep reading for betting odds, trends and our prediction for this Maple Leafs vs. Capitals matchup.
Game Matchup & Betting Odds
001 Toronto Maple Leafs (-170) at 002 Washington Capitals (+140); o/u 6.5
6:00 p.m. ET, Tuesday, October 24, 2023
Capital One Arena, Washington, DC
Maple Leafs vs. Capitals Public Betting Information
As of this writing, our NHL Public Betting Page shows that 73% of bets are on the Maple Leafs moneyline. That said, this page is updated frequently so make sure that you click on the link provided so that you’re getting the most updated information.
Toronto Maple Leafs DFS SPIN
John Tavares scored the game-winning goal in overtime in a 4-3 victory over Tampa Bay on Saturday. He also added an assist. At 33, Tavares may not be able to drive a line anymore, but that doesn’t diminish his value. He has points in all five of the Leafs’ games this season. Overall, Tavares has two goals and seven assists. It’s the first time in a Leafs’ uniform that Tavares has scored in the first five games of the season.
Washington Capitals DFS SPIN
Dylan Strome scored twice Saturday in a 3-2 overtime loss to the Canadiens. He took a feed from Alex Ovechkin and scored at 11:25 of the third to make the game 2-1. Then Strome notched the tying goal with 2:01 left on a pass through the crease by Evgeny Kuznetsov. Strome is off to a slow start to the season — the goals were his first points of the season (four games). He should pick up the pace soon enough.
Maple Leafs vs. Capitals NHL Betting Trends
Toronto is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Washington
The Maple Leafs are 10-2 ATS in their last 12 games when playing on the road against Washington
Washington is 17-7 SU in its last 24 games when playing at home against Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Washington’s last 20 games
Maple Leafs vs. Capitals NHL Betting Prediction
Take the under. The under has cashed in nine out of Toronto’s last 12 games dating back to last season. It is also 6-1 in the Capitals’ last seven games played in October. The under is also 4-1 in the Maple Leafs’ last five games played on the road and 8-3 in their last 11 games against an opponent from the Eastern Conference.
Maple Leafs vs. Capitals NHL Prediction: UNDER 6.5