Toronto comes off a narrow 5-4 victory over the visiting Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night, and has now won three of five home games this season heading into Tuesday night’s game at Scotiabank Arena.
The Maple Leafs enjoyed a long-awaited offensive breakthrough in Saturday’s win over Detroit, scoring a season-high five goals, after averaging just two goals per game in their first eight outings. However, the Maple Leafs have also allowed an average of 4.40 goals per game in their last five outings.
Defined as +140 road underdogs on online sports betting sites for Tuesday, the Golden Knights arrive in Toronto with a three-game winning streak after escaping with a narrow 5-4 home win over Anaheim on Friday. . However, the Golden Knights have only scored five times while remaining winless on three all-time visits to Toronto.
Later Tuesday, the Calgary Flames host the Nashville Predators with -150 at home. The Flames have benefited from spectacular goalies while racking up six straight wins. Jacob Markstrom has recorded a trio of shutout wins in his last four starts, capped off with Saturday’s decisive 4-0 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers.
The Predators begin a six-game road trip in Calgary with +130 underdogs. Nashville has rebounded from an average start with three straight wins, and also had narrow one-goal wins in each of the team’s last two meetings with Calgary.
Meanwhile, the Vancouver Canucks will look to snag a three-game slide on Tuesday night as they host the New York Rangers with -105 underdogs at home. The Canucks have only scored four times without winning in their first three home games of the season, but each of those losses has been just one goal. Winners in six of seven games, the Rangers are set at -115 chalk road as they look to limit their opponents to one goal or less for the sixth time in eight outings.
Elsewhere on the NHL odds for Tuesday, the Montreal Canadiens stumble at home on a two-game losing streak as they host the Red Wings for the second time this season with -140 chalk. The Ottawa Senators end a three-game road trip to Minnesota with +170 underdogs, while the Winnipeg Jets aim to stay perfect at home as they face the Dallas Stars with a -130 bet.