Toronto Maple Leafs vs Montreal Canadiens Prediction, 2/10/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Toronto Maple Leafs vs Montreal Canadiens
Date: Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Location: Bell Centre in Montreal, QC
TV: Sportsnet One
Odds/Point Spread: Maple Leafs (-145) Canadiens (+117)
Frederik Andersen and the Toronto Maple Leafs (10-2-1) go to Bell Centre on Wednesday where they'll take on the Montreal Canadiens (8-2-2). The Maple Leafs open this matchup at -145 while the Canadiens are coming in at +117. The total opens at 6.5.
The Maple Leafs had a good night with a 3-1 victory against the Canucks their last time out. The offensive zone starts for them sat at 36.4% and they had a PDO of 117.6 for this game. They recorded 20 face-off wins when at even strength and lost on 17 attempts to take control of the puck. Their Fenwick was 28 and the Fenwick against was 37, giving them a Fenwick percentage of 43.1%. The Corsi for the Maple Leafs sat at 36 and the Corsi against was 46 which means they had a Corsi rate of 43.9%. Toronto accumulated 4 penalty minutes for this matchup. Furthermore, they had 2 attempts on the power play but weren't able to make the most of them. The Maple Leafs had a middle of the road offensive performance in this win. In the matchup, they netted 3 of the 19 shots they tried.
Pertaining to their scoring capabilities, the Toronto Maple Leafs have accounted for 48 goals (3rd in pro hockey) on the campaign and have given up 34. For the season, they have 21 points and their points percentage comes in at .808. Toronto comes into tonight with 41 power play chances and they have scored 15 goals during those advantages, giving them a rate of 36.59%. While playing at even strength, the Maple Leafs have allowed 21 goals while notching 33 themselves. Toronto has attempted 386 shots and holds a shooting percentage of 12.4%. The Maple Leafs have had 355 shots attempted against them and are the owners of a save percentage of .904. Toronto Maple Leafs opponents have tallied 49 power play tries (5th in hockey) and have come away with 12 goals in those attempts.
Protecting the goal for this matchup will be Frederik Andersen. The opposition has racked up 956 goals versus Andersen in his career and his goals against rate is 2.63. Andersen has participated in 380 games throughout his hockey career. His save percentage currently is at .916 for his 21,836 mins guarding the cage. He has accumulated a record of 221-94-46 and he was named the starter in 369 games. In his professional hockey career, Andersen has accumulated 213 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .577. Andersen has had 11,405 shots taken against him and has gathered 10,449 saves.
In their last contest, Montreal played the Senators in an outing where the Canadiens earned a victory by a score of 2-1. Montreal wound up with a 41.2% Corsi rating. This Corsi percentage speaks to the kind of game that Montreal had and we're sure they will look for better performances in the future. Their Fenwick percentage was 42.5% by way of having a Fenwick of 31 and the Senators finishing with a 42 Fenwick. Their PDO was 104 and their oZS percentage was 37.6%. The Canadiens tallied 2 goals out of the 32 shots on goal they attempted. They had 3 power play chances in this game and tallied 1 out of those tries.
Montreal has put up 414 shots (3rd in the NHL) and has a shot percentage of 11.59%, while allowing the opposition 348 shots. They have earned a penalty kill rate of 79.63% on their oppositions 54 power play tries, and their save percentage is 11.6%. They have a total of 45 power play chances and they have accumulated a power play percentage of 22.22%. The Canadiens are sitting with 31 goals at even strength and 10 goals (10th in the NHL) while on the power play. They have allowed 30 goals to be scored by way of 18 goals at even strength and 11 goals while they had less men on the ice. So far this season, the Montreal Canadiens have earned a total of 48 goals, 18 points, in addition to a points percentage of .750.
Across the ice you are likely to see Carey Price in goal. Price is the owner of a career mark of 352-251-76 and has been in net for 689 games. Price's quality start rate sits at 57.5% and he has 389 quality starting assignments in his professional career. He has accounted for 18,758 saves out of the 20,450 shots taken, giving him a percentage of .917. The opposition is averaging 2.50 goals per game and he has conceded 1,692 goals overall. He has started in 677 games and has played 40,655 minutes.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Guy's Pick: Take Montreal (+117)
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