New York Rangers vs Toronto Maple Leafs Prediction, 10/18/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New York Rangers vs Toronto Maple Leafs
Date: Monday, October 18, 2021
Location: Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Rangers (+162) Maple Leafs (-200)
Scotiabank Arena is the site where Jack Campbell and the Toronto Maple Leafs (2-1-0) will play the New York Rangers (1-1-1) on Monday. The Rangers open this contest at +162 while the Maple Leafs are coming in at -200. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
The Rangers were on the winning side of the scoreboard with a 3-1 victory against the Canadiens in the last game they played. The Rangers offense showed they have some room for improvement in this victory. For the matchup, they earned a goal on 3 out of the 24 shots they tried. Additionally, they had 4 opportunities with more players on the ice and were able to net 1 goal. New York accumulated 8 minutes in the box in this outing. The Corsi for the Rangers was 35 and the Corsi against when this game finished was 44 meaning they had a Corsi rate of 44.3%. Their Fenwick was 26 and the Fenwick against was 30, meaning the had a Fenwick percentage of 46.4%. They accrued 18 face-off wins when at even strength and lost on 25 attempts to control the puck. Their starts in the offensive zone were rated at 32.3% and they had a PDO of 106.5 in this game.
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In reference to scoring goals, the New York Rangers have accumulated 6 goals (16th in the NHL) on the season and have conceded 9. For the year, the have a total of 3 points and their points percentage comes in at .500. New York has 13 power play chances and they have tallied 2 goals out of those tries, earning them a percentage of 15.38%. When playing at even strength, the Rangers have allowed the opponent to score 5 goals while having 4 on the offensive side of the ice. New York has taken 81 shots and holds a shot percentage of 7.4%. The Rangers have had 85 shots tried against them and have earned a save percentage of .894. New York Rangers opponents have earned 11 power play tries (2nd in pro hockey) and have notched 4 goals in those attempts.
Patrolling the crease for the game will be Igor Shesterkin. The opposition has notched 115 goals against Shesterkin in his pro hockey career and his goals against average per game is 2.60. Shesterkin has been involved in 48 matchups over the course of his hockey career. His save percentage is .920 for his 2,653 mins played. He has accumulated an overall mark of 26-16-4 and he has started in 44 games. During his career on the ice, Shesterkin has 29 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is at .659. Shesterkin has seen 1,437 shots against him and has gathered 1,322 saves.
The last time they were on the ice, Toronto went up against the Senators in a game where the Maple Leafs notched a victory by a final of 3-1. Their PDO was 115 and they earned an oZS percentage of 44.8%. They had 3 power play opportunities in this one but weren't able to put one in the back of the net. Their Fenwick rate was 52.2% by compiling a Fenwick of 36 and the Senators having a 33 Fenwick at even strength. The Maple Leafs recorded 3 goals out of the 29 shots on goal they pursued. Toronto wrapped up this game with a 56.3% Corsi rating. These Corsi stats tell us the story of the kind of game Toronto had and you could say that they played like a middle of the road team.
The Maple Leafs are sitting with 4 goals at even strength and 3 goals (4th in pro hockey) while on the power play. Toronto has put up 107 shots (3rd in the league) and has a shooting percentage of 6.54%, while allowing the opposition 89 shots. Over the course of the season, the Toronto Maple Leafs have earned 7 goals, 4 points, in addition to a points percentage of .667. They have a tally of 11 power play chances and they have earned a power play percentage of 27.27%. They have recorded a penalty kill percentage of 80.00% on their opponents 10 power play opportunities, and their save percentage sits at 94.4%. They have granted a total of 5 goals to be scored by way of 3 goals at even strength and 2 goals while they were shorthanded.
Across the rink you will find Jack Campbell in the crease. The opposition is averaging 2.44 goals per contest and he has yielded 198 goals overall. Campbell's quality start percentage is 54.4% and he has made 43 quality starts in his career. He was named a starter in 79 contests and his ice time sits at 4,870 mins. Campbell has amassed a lifetime mark of 41-30-8 and has played in 88 games. He has gathered 2,232 saves out of the 2,430 shots attempted against him, giving him a percentage of .919.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Tony's Pick: Take New York (+162)
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