Ottawa Senators vs Toronto Maple Leafs Prediction, 10/15/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Ottawa Senators vs Toronto Maple Leafs
Date: Saturday, October 15, 2022
Location: Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Senators (+150) Maple Leafs (-170)
The Toronto Maple Leafs are welcoming the Ottawa Senators at Scotiabank Arena on Saturday. The moneyline on this game has Ottawa at +150 while Toronto is at -170. The betting total is set at 7.
The Ottawa Senators had a rough game after their 4-1 defeat to the Sabres in the last game they played. Ottawa accumulated 8 penalty minutes in this contest. Additionally, they had 4 chances on the power play but weren't able to make the most of them. The Senators didn't have their best offensive outing in this loss. For the matchup, they finished 1 out of the 36 shots they tried.
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While playing at even strength, the Senators have surrendered 4 goals while scoring 1 themselves. Ottawa Senators opponents have earned 4 power play opportunities (24th in pro hockey) and have come away with 0 goals in those chances. In terms of scoring goals, the Ottawa Senators have notched 1 goal (27th in the NHL) this season and have allowed 4. Ottawa has tried 36 shots and holds a shot percentage of 2.8%. For the year, they have recorded 0 points. The Senators have had 36 shots taken against them and have a save percentage of .889. Ottawa has compiled 4 power play opportunities and they have tallied 0 goals out of those attempts, garnering them a rate of 0.00%.
The man protecting the goal in this game is Anton Forsberg. The opposition has scored 273 goals against Forsberg in his NHL career and his average for goals against per game is 3.02. Forsberg has participated in 103 games throughout his professional hockey career. His save percentage is at .910 for his 5,430 mins in the crease. He has earned a record of 37-47-9 and he has started in 95 games. For his career, Forsberg has accumulated 52 quality starts and his quality starts rate is .547. Forsberg has had 3,027 shots against him and has recorded 2,754 saves.
In their last game, Toronto faced the Capitals in a matchup where the Maple Leafs notched a victory by a mark of 3-2. They had 3 attempts on the power play in this one and notched 1 out of those opportunities. The Maple Leafs netted 3 goals of the 39 shots on goal they attempted.
So far this season, the Toronto Maple Leafs have 6 goals, 2 points, as well as a points percentage of .500. They have allowed 6 goals. The Maple Leafs have accumulated 5 goals at even strength and 1 goal (13th in professional hockey) while on the power play. They have earned 7 power play chances and they have a power play percentage of 14.29%. Toronto has attempted 71 shots (4th in the league) and has earned a shot percentage of 8.45%, while allowing the other team 49 shots. They have accumulated a penalty kill rate of 100.00% on their opponents 9 power play chances, and their save percentage is 87.8%.
For the opposition you will find Ilya Samsonov protecting the net. Samsonov has accumulated a career record of 53-22-8 and has participated in 90 contests. Samsonov's rate of quality starts sits at 42.5% and he has 34 quality starts in his NHL career. He has accounted for 2,129 stops out of 2,359 shots taken against him, which gives him a save percentage of .903. The opposition is averaging 2.80 goals/game and he has surrendered 230 goals in total. He got the starting nod in 80 games and has played for a total of 4,925 minutes.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Toronto (-170) and under 7 goals
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