It’s time for the Toronto Maple Leafs to gear up for some tough games as they face off against the Colorado Avalanche this weekend. The Avalanche are -115 favourites at bet365, and have a strong roster led by Nathan MacKinnon and Cale Makar. With a record of 27-12-3, the Avalanche are on a hot streak, winning 11 of their last 14 games. Despite missing a few key players due to injury, the team has been able to maintain their winning record.
The Maple Leafs, on the other hand, have had a somewhat rocky season with a 21-11-8 record. Their last game against the Islanders ended in a 4-3 overtime loss, and they will be looking to bounce back against the Avalanche. Despite a few injuries, the Leafs have managed to secure a point in their last five consecutive games.
In their last matchup against the Avalanche, the Maple Leafs managed to hold their own, with the game ending in a shootout. However, with the Avs on a hot streak and the Leafs facing some challenges on the injury front, it remains to be seen how the game will play out.
Betting trends suggest that the Leafs tend to perform well as underdogs, with a 9-1 record on the puckline in their last 10 games. Key players like Auston Matthews and Morgan Rielly have been consistent performers for the Leafs, while the Avalanche’s Nathan MacKinnon and Cale Makar have been on fire recently.
Overall, the game promises to be an exciting matchup between two talented teams. With both sides boasting strong rosters and a history of close games, fans can expect an intense battle on the ice.