Buffalo Sabres at Toronto Maple Leafs 10/28/2014 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Tony Sink - 10/27/2014
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 7:30 PM ET
Air Canada Centre in Toronto
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The Buffalo Sabres will travel north of the border on Tuesday to take on the Toronto Maple Leafs. Buffalo comes into the game with a 2-7-0 record, for just 4 points. That ranks last in the Atlantic Division. For the Maple Leafs, they are 3-4-1, for just 7 points in the early going. Buffalo is coming off a win, while Toronto lost their last game.
The Toronto Maple Leafs struggled on Saturday in their 4-1 loss to Boston. The Maple Leafs are allowing teams to score 3.1 goals per game. The offensive stars for Toronto have been Phil Kessel and Tyler Bozak. Kessel has 4 goals and 4 assists, while Bozak leads the team with 5 assists. Toronto is coming off a 38-36-8 season of a year ago.
For the Buffalo Sabres, they are coming off their surprising road win at the San Jose Sharks home arena. The Sabres are scoring just 1.1 goals per game, which ranks last in the NHL. Defensively, the Sabres are allowing 3.2 per game, which ranks 21st. Buffalo has yet to score on the power play all season long. The Sabres leading scorer has been Drew Stafford. The right winger has four points through the first 9 games.
Michal Neuvirth has been the top goaltender for Buffalo, but he has allowed over 3 goals per game. He has made 3 starts for Buffalo. In Toronto, James Reimer is allowing 2.63 goals per game, while making 3 starts.
Buffalo Sabres Betting Trends
Buffalo Sabres are 2-7-0 Against the Spread
Buffalo Sabres are 3-6-0 against the Over/Under
Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Trends
Toronto Maple Leafs are 3-5-0 Against the Spread
Toronto Maple Leafs are 4-4-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
10/21/14 RW Patrick Kaleta Facial expected to miss 7-10 days
Toronto Maple Leafs
10/18/14 RW Brandon Kozun Ankle expected to miss 6 weeks
10/17/14 LW David Booth Foot out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Toronto
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