Maple Leafs Host Surprising Golden Knights

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Golden Knights are Very Good for Expansion Team as the Play Maple Leafs

The Las Vegas Golden Knights and the Toronto Maple Leafs will both be trying to pick up a win on Monday when they battle at Air Canada Centre. The drop of the puck is scheduled for 7:00 pm EST.

Oddsmakers opened the Maple Leafs as -230-moneyline favorites versus the Golden Knights, while the game’s total opened at 6. Now they Leafs are -200 and the total has held steady.

Toronto and Vegas have struggled recently after having strong starts to the season. The Golden Knights made a stride in the right direction Saturday with a 5-4 win over the Ottawa Senators to end a three-game losing streak.

Monday’s game will be the fifth game of the Golden Knight’s six-game road trip. The three losses did not shake the new team’s belief in itself.

The Golden Knights won eight of their first nine games.

Golden Knights goaltender Maxime Lagace is expected to start against the Maple Leafs on Monday. He got his first career win last time out.

Maple Leafs Looking to Get Back on Winning Ways

The Maple Leafs are glad to be home after completing a 1-3 road trip. It ended with a 6-4 loss to the St. Louis Blues on Saturday. They won won seven of their first nine games and then started playing inconsistent.

Toronto was expected to do well this season after making the playoffs with a young group last season. They looked good starting the season. They have been springing leaks defensively.

Maple Leafs goaltender Frederik Andersen has been criticized at times. Left winger Matt Martin had a career-best three assists on Saturday.



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Team Records

Las Vegas Golden Knights

Last 106-4-05-1-01-3-02-1-04-3-07-3
vs Div2-0-01-0-01-0-01-0-01-0-01-1
vs EAST0-00-00-00-00-00-0
vs WEST0-00-00-00-00-00-0

Toronto Maple Leafs

Last 104-6-02-2-02-4-03-3-01-3-05-4-1
vs Div2-1-01-0-01-1-01-1-01-0-03-0
vs EAST0-00-00-00-00-00-0
vs WEST0-00-00-00-00-00-0


Away Team Overall Scoring vs Home Team Overall Defense3.6263.6727
Away Team Away Scoring vs Home Team Home Defense2.83174.1430
Away Team Road Powerplay vs Home Team Home Penalty Kill18.521576.1922
Home Team Overall Scoring vs Away Team Overall Defense3.8022.8510
Home Team Home Scoring vs Away Team Road Defense4.1453.3318
Home Team Home Power Play vs Away Team Road Penalty Kill25.00775.0024

Head To Head Summary

TeamrecordO/UAVGshotspower play goalspower play percentagepenalty kill percentagepower play chances
Las Vegas

Head To Head Detail

DateAwayaway scoreHomehome scorelineTotalO/Uaway shotshome shotsAway Power Play GoalsHome Power Play GoalsAway Power PlaysHome Power PlaysAway PP%Home PP%Away PK%Home PK%

NHL Betting Trends

Team Last 5 Games

Las Vegas Golden Knights

DateOpponentscoreResultlineshotsshots againstpower playpenalty killopposing goalieLocation
Nov 4, 2017OTT5-4W17134283/52/2Craig AndersonA
Nov 2, 2017BOS1-2L17629280/31/1Tuukka RaskA
Oct 31, 2017NYR4-6L19834380/33/5Henrik LundqvistA
Oct 30, 2017NYI3-6L15334302/53/5Jaroslav HalakA
Oct 27, 2017COL7-0W-11621321/53/3Semyon VarlamovH

Toronto Maple Leafs

DateOpponentscoreResultlineshotsshots againstpower playpenalty killopposing goalieLocation
Nov 4, 2017STL4-6L10431320/23/4Jake AllenA
Nov 2, 2017LA3-5L12436281/42/4Jonathan QuickA
Nov 1, 2017ANA3-1W-11929290/24/4John GibsonA
Oct 30, 2017SJ2-3L10318390/03/4Martin JonesA
Oct 28, 2017PHI2-4L-14130300/30/1Brian ElliottH


Next up:
Las Vegas at Montreal Tuesday, November 7
Toronto home to Minnesota Wednesday, November 8

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