Boston Bruins vs Toronto Maple Leafs Prediction, 4/29/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Boston Bruins vs Toronto Maple Leafs
Date: Friday, April 29, 2022
Location: Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Bruins (+115) Maple Leafs (-138)
The Toronto Maple Leafs (53-21-7) will compete against the Boston Bruins (50-25-5) at Scotiabank Arena on Friday. The line on this matchup has the Bruins at +115 while the Maple Leafs are priced at -138. The total is set at 6.
The Boston Bruins were on the right side of the scoreboard with a 4-2 victory against the Panthers in their last outing. Boston accounted for 10 penalty minutes in this matchup. In addition, they had 3 power play chances but didn't net one. The Bruins had a good offensive performance in the win. In the matchup, they converted 4 of the 38 shots they put on net.
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The Bruins have had 2,288 shots taken against them and are the owners of a save percentage of .907. When playing at even strength, the Bruins have conceded 165 goals while getting 199 of their own. Boston Bruins opponents have 256 power play opportunities (5th in the league) and have earned 48 goals in those chances. For the season, they have recorded 105 points and their points percentage is .656. Boston has tried 2,904 shots and is the owner of a shooting percentage of 8.5%. When talking about their goal scoring prowess, the Boston Bruins have tallied 246 goals (16th in hockey) for the season and have given up 213. Boston has accumulated 229 power play opportunities and they have scored 47 goals out of those advantages, garnering them a percentage of 20.52%.
The player in the crease for this game is Jeremy Swayman. Swayman has participated in 50 contests during his NHL career. He has compiled an overall record of 30-16-3 and he has started in 48 games. The opposition has racked up 107 goals against Swayman in his NHL career and his goals against average per game is 2.19. Swayman has had 1,356 shots taken against him and has accrued 1,249 total saves. His save percentage is at .921 in his 2,933 mins in the crease. During his career on the ice, Swayman has compiled 33 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .688.
When they took the ice last, Toronto faced off against the Red Wings in an outing where the Maple Leafs took home the victory by a score of 3-0. They had 2 power play chances in this contest and scored 1 goal out of those opportunities. The Maple Leafs notched 3 goals of the 36 shots on goal they were seeking.
On the year, the Toronto Maple Leafs have 307 goals, 113 points, in addition to a points percentage of .698. They have granted a total of 250 goals to be scored by of a combination of 209 goals at even strength and 41 goals while they had less men on the ice. The Maple Leafs are sitting with 245 goals at even strength and 62 goals (4th in the NHL) while having a power play advantage. They have earned 228 chances on the power play and they have earned a power play percentage of 27.19%. Toronto has tried 2,808 shots (5th in professional hockey) and has a shot percentage of 10.93%, while allowing their opponents 2,485 shots. They have accumulated a penalty kill rate of 82.40% on their opponents 233 power play chances, and their save percentage currently sits at 89.9%.
On the other side of the ice you are likely to see Jack Campbell protecting the goal. Campbell is the owner of a lifetime mark of 71-39-14 and has played in 135 games. Campbell's quality start rate comes in at 56.0% and he has earned 70 quality starting assignments in his NHL career. He has tallied 3,498 saves out of the 3,818 shots taken, which gives him a save percentage of .916. His opposition is averaging 2.53 goals per game and he has conceded 320 goals altogether. He has made the start in 125 contests and his ice time sits at 7,586 mins.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony's Pick: Take Boston (+115)
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