New Jersey Devils vs Toronto Maple Leafs Prediction, 1/31/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: New Jersey Devils vs Toronto Maple Leafs
Date: Monday, January 31, 2022
Location: Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, ON
Scotiabank Arena is the location where the Toronto Maple Leafs (26-10-3) will attempt to defeat the New Jersey Devils (15-22-5) on Monday.
The New Jersey Devils were on the wrong end of the scoreboard with a 3-2 loss against the Lightning the last time they stepped on the ice. The Devils had a below average offensive performance in this loss. For the outing, they scored on 2 of the 33 shots they put on net. In addition, they had 3 power play opportunities and were able to notch 1 goal. New Jersey amassed 6 minutes in the box in this contest.
New Jersey Devils opponents have earned 115 power play tries (24th in pro hockey) and have a total of 21 goals in those attempts. The Devils have had 1,288 shots taken against them and have a save percentage of .888. New Jersey has tried 1,337 shots and has a shot percentage of 8.9%. While at even strength, the Devils have given up 123 goals while having 99 as an offensive unit. New Jersey comes into the game with 115 power play opportunities and they have tallied 20 goals out of those advantages, giving them a percentage of 17.39%. For the current campaign, they have tallied 35 points and their points percentage is .417. With respect to their goal scoring prowess, the New Jersey Devils have tallied 119 goals (19th in the league) on the campaign and have allowed 144.
The player in the crease for this game is Jon Gillies. Opponents have been able to score 50 goals against Gillies in his pro hockey career and his goals against rate is 2.83. Gillies has played in 19 games throughout his hockey career. His save percentage currently is at .904 during his 1,059 mins on the ice. He has compiled a win-loss mark of 5-9-2 and he has started in 16 games. From the beginning of his pro career to now, Gillies has compiled 9 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .563. Gillies has seen 522 shots taken against him and has amassed 472 saves.
Their last time out, Toronto played the Ducks in an outing where the Maple Leafs took home the victory by a tally of 4-3. They had 4 power play chances in this one and scored 3 goals out of those attempts. The Maple Leafs recorded 4 goals out of the 44 shots on goal they took.
So far this season, the Toronto Maple Leafs have 131 goals, 55 points, in addition to a points percentage of .705. They have granted a total of 102 goals to be scored by way of 85 goals at even strength and 17 goals while they were shorthanded. The Maple Leafs have accumulated 97 goals at even strength and 34 goals (4th in the league) while on the power play. They have a tally of 111 power play chances and they have accumulated a power play rate of 30.63%. Toronto has taken 1,334 shots (13th in hockey) and has earned a shot percentage of 9.82%, while allowing the other team 1,196 shots. They have a penalty kill rate of 84.26% on their opponents 108 power play chances, and their save percentage currently sits at 91.5%.
For the opposition you will find Jack Campbell in goal. He has accounted for 3,013 saves out of the 3,276 shots tried, giving him a save % of .920. Campbell is the owner of a lifetime record of 60-36-11 and has played in 116 games. He got the starting nod in 107 games and has played 6,546 minutes. Campbell's percentage of quality starts comes out to 57.9% and he has made 62 quality starting assignments in his career. The opposition is averaging 2.41 goals per contest and he has allowed 263 goals overall.
Who will win tonight's hockey game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Toronto
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