Boston Bruins vs Toronto Maple Leafs Prediction, 11/6/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Boston Bruins vs Toronto Maple Leafs
Date: Saturday, November 6, 2021
Location: Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Bruins (+210) Maple Leafs (+155)
Linus Ullmark and the Boston Bruins are headed to Scotiabank Arena on Saturday where they'll meet the Toronto Maple Leafs. The odds on this game have the Bruins priced at +210 and the Maple Leafs are at +155. The O/U has been set at 6.
The Bruins were on the right side of the scoreboard with a 5-1 victory against the Red Wings in their previous contest. The Bruins had a solid offensive output and it showed in this victory. In the game, they tallied a score on 5 out of the 37 shots they put on goal. They also had 5 power play tries and scored 3 goals. Boston tallied 12 mins in the box in this game. The Corsi for the Bruins was 50 and the Corsi against was 30 which means they had a Corsi rate of 62.5%. Their Fenwick came in at 43 and the Fenwick against was 23, giving them a Fenwick rate of 65.2%. They compiled 22 face-off wins at even strength and lost on 15 attempts to gain puck control. When starting in the offensive zone they came in at 51.9% and they had a PDO of 103.6 in this one.
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Boston Bruins opponents have tallied 25 power play opportunities (27th in professional hockey) and have notched 5 goals in those chances. The Bruins have had 216 shots tried against them and hold a save percentage of .903. Boston has attempted 274 shots and has a shooting percentage of 8.0%. While at even strength, the Bruins have surrendered 16 goals while getting 16 when they are on offense. Boston is sitting with 24 power play chances and they have scored 6 goals out of those attempts, giving them a percentage of 25.00%. For the season, they have recorded 10 points and their points percentage is sitting at .625. In reference to their goal scoring prowess, the Boston Bruins have accounted for 22 goals (29th in the NHL) for the season and have surrendered 21.
The man in goal for this game is Linus Ullmark. Over the course of his time in hockey, Ullmark has earned 65 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is .560. His save percentage is .913 in his 6,918 mins on the ice. Ullmark has seen 3,650 shots taken against him and he has 3,332 total saves. The opposition has notched 318 goals versus Ullmark in his pro career and his goals against average per game is 2.76. He has accumulated an overall mark of 53-48-13 and he was named the starter in 116 games. Ullmark has played in 121 contests during his pro hockey career.
In their last outing, Toronto went up against the Lightning in a matchup where the Maple Leafs notched a victory by a tally of 2-1. Toronto earned a 53.6% Corsi rate. This Corsi rating tells us the kind of game Toronto played and you could say that they have had better days on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage came in at 49.3% by accumulating a Fenwick of 36 and the Lightning earning a 37 Fenwick at even strength. Their PDO was 99 and they finished the game with an oZS percentage of 52.6%. The Maple Leafs scored 2 goals of the 34 shots on goal they pursued. They had 3 power play chances in this contest and tallied 1 goal out of those tries.
So far this season, the Toronto Maple Leafs have notched a total of 27 goals, 13 points, and a points percentage of .591. They have permitted 30 goals to be scored by way of 25 goals at even strength and 5 goals while they were shorthanded. The Maple Leafs have tallied 21 goals at even strength and 6 goals (16th in professional hockey) while having more men on the ice. They have earned 31 opportunities on the power play and they have a power play rate of 19.35%. Toronto has taken 380 shots (1st in professional hockey) and has a shot percentage of 7.11%, while allowing the other team 323 shots. They have recorded a penalty kill rate of 84.85% on their opponents 33 power play opportunities, and their save percentage comes in at 90.7%.
Across the ice you will find Jack Campbell in goal. He has a tally of 2,398 saves out of 2,610 shots attempted, which gives him a save percentage of .919. Campbell is the owner of a lifetime record of 45-32-9 and has been in net for 95 games. He has started in 86 games and has played for a total of 5,275 minutes. Campbell's quality start rate is 54.7% and he has accumulated 47 quality starts in his pro hockey career. Teams are averaging 2.41 goals/game and he has surrendered 212 goals in total.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Boston (+210)
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