Tampa Bay Lightning vs Toronto Maple Leafs Prediction, 11/6/2023 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Tampa Bay Lightning vs Toronto Maple Leafs
Date: Monday, November 6, 2023
Location: Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Lightning (+110) Maple Leafs (-137)
The Tampa Bay Lightning (5-3-3) are en route to Scotiabank Arena on Monday where they will try to beat the Toronto Maple Leafs (5-4-2). The moneyline on this contest has the Lightning at +110 while the Maple Leafs are coming in at -137. The total is set at 7.
The Tampa Bay Lightning were on the right side of the scoreboard with a 6-4 win over the Senators their last time out. Tampa Bay garnered 13 penalty minutes in this outing. The Lightning had a impressive offensive outing in this victory. Moreover, they had 3 attempts on the power play and were able to score 1 goal. For the game, they scored on 6 of the 37 shots they tried.
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In the matter of their scoring capabilities, the Tampa Bay Lightning have accumulated 40 goals (6th in the National Hockey League) so far this season and have surrendered 36. For the season, they have earned 13 points and their points percentage is .591. Tampa Bay comes into tonight with 36 power play opportunities and they have tallied 11 goals out of those attempts, garnering them a percentage of 30.56%. When at even strength, the Lightning have surrendered 32 goals while earning 29 on the offensive side of the ice. Tampa Bay has tried 332 shots and holds a shooting percentage of 12.1%. The Lightning have seen 377 shots tried against them and have a save percentage of .905. Tampa Bay Lightning opponents have totaled 30 power play tries (31st in pro hockey) and have notched 4 goals in those chances.
The player in the crease for this game is Jonas Johansson. Throughout his time in hockey, Johansson has 15 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is at .405. His save percentage currently is .894 for his 2,317 minutes between the pipes. Johansson has had 1,178 shots against him and has accrued 1,053 saves. Opponents have tallied 125 goals versus Johansson in his NHL career and his goals against average per game is 3.24. He has a mark of 16-14-7 and he started in 37 games. Johansson has been in goal for 44 games throughout his pro hockey career.
The last time they were on the ice, Toronto played the Sabres in a matchup where the Maple Leafs were on the wrong end of the score by a score of 6-4. The Maple Leafs earned 4 goals out of the 29 shots on goal they were seeking. They had 4 power play opportunities in this one and tallied 1 out of those chances.
Toronto has tried 363 shots (5th in the league) and has earned a shot percentage of 9.64%, while allowing their opponents 344 shots. They have recorded a penalty kill percentage of 75.00% on their opponents 36 chances on the power play, and their save percentage comes in at 89.5%. They have earned 38 opportunities on the power play and they have accumulated a power play percentage of 28.95%. The Maple Leafs have tallied 24 goals at even strength and 11 goals (8th in the league) while on the power play. They have permitted 36 goals to be scored by way of 27 goals at even strength and 9 goals while they had less men on the ice. During this campaign, the Toronto Maple Leafs have notched a total of 35 goals, 12 points, and a points percentage of .545.
Across the ice you are likely to see Joseph Woll in net. Woll holds a lifetime record of 12-5-0 and has participated in 17 contests. Woll's percentage of quality starts comes out to 62.5% and he has 10 quality starting assignments in his career. He has accrued 496 saves out of 536 shots taken, giving him a save % of .925. The opposition is averaging 2.40 goals per game and he has conceded 40 goals altogether. He has made the start in 16 games and has played for a total of 1,001 minutes.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony's Pick: Take Tampa Bay (+110)
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