Toronto
Maple Leafs
Stadium Scotiabank Arena
4-3-1 Overall | 2-1-1 ATLANTIC 4th
TEAM STATSGFGAPOWER PLAY
Maple Leafs3128 26.92%
Schedule
Regular season
Wed  10/2
vs
Senators
W5-3
Fri  10/4
@
Blue Jackets
W4-1
Sat  10/5
vs
Canadiens
L / SO5-6
Mon  10/7
vs
Blues
L2-3
Thu  10/10
vs
Lightning
L3-7
Sat  10/12
@
Red Wings
W5-2
Tue  10/15
vs
Wild
W4-2
Wed  10/16
@
Capitals
L3-4
Sat  10/19
vs
Bruins
RSN17:00pm
Mon  10/21
vs
Blue Jackets
RSN7:00pm
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

There are 3 teams who have 10/1, 9.1% odds to win the Stanley Cup. Their 6.1% chance is #6 in the league which is not high enough to be a good bet. In simulations, they win the East 11.3% of the time and are not a good value at 5/1, 16.7%. They are projected to finish with 101 points and come in under their pre-season futures line of 102.5. Their playoff chances stand at 85.7% (11.9% to win the division). Their average wins per simulation puts them at #5 in the East.

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

After 8 games, their expected win percentage is 59% based on the money line odds. At 4-3-1 they are short of expectations. If you bet on them to win every game you would be down quite a bit (211 units). They are 5-3 on puck line bets for a 217 profit. Their over-under record is 5-2-1. They were expected to win 58% of their games last season so their 46-28-8 met expectations. Money Line bettors lost -414 on them. They were not good on puck lines going 37-45 (-547 loss). They went over 40 times and came in under 38 times. They are favored in their upcoming game vs the Boston Bruins. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

Their record should be slightly better. Their average goal differential is +0.38 which ranks #14 in the league, but their rank based on points (per game) is #15. This is a relatively better road team than a home team. They are the #2 ranked team in goal differential in road games, vs #19 in home games. Their average goal differential in their past 7 games is +0.29.

OFFENSIVE STATS PER GAME (League Rank):

DEFENSIVE STATS PER GAME (Lower # is Better):

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Frederik Andersen who is projected to be the #11 Goalie the rest of the season. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

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Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
31 Andersen, Frederik G6-423010/02/1989No College
94 Barrie, Tyson D5-1019007/26/1991No College
83 Ceci, Cody D6-220912/21/1993No College
33 Gauthier, Frederik C6-523504/26/1995No College
25 Gravel, Kevin D6-421203/06/1992No College
3 Holl, Justin D6-420501/30/1992No College
30 Hutchinson, Michael G6-320203/02/1990No College
18 Johnsson, Andreas LW5-1018111/21/1994No College
24 Kapanen, Kasperi RW6-119207/23/1996No College
15 Kerfoot, Alexander C5-1017508/11/1994No College
52 Marincin, Martin D6-521302/18/1992No College
16 Marner, Mitchell RW6-017505/05/1997No College
34 Matthews, Auston C6-322009/17/1997No College
65 Mikheyev, Ilya LW6-219010/10/1994No College
42 Moore, Trevor RW5-1018703/31/1995No College
8 Muzzin, Jake D6-321302/21/1989No College
88 Nylander, William RW6-019105/01/1996No College
61 Petan, Nic RW5-917903/22/1995No College
44 Rielly, Morgan D6-121803/09/1994No College
26 Shore, Nicholas C6-119509/26/1992No College
19 Spezza, Jason C6-321506/13/1983No College
91 Tavares, John C6-120909/20/1990No College
41 Timashov, Dmytro LW5-1019010/01/1996No College