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Toronto Maple Leafs vs New York Rangers Prediction & Betting Tips 322024 sport preview

Toronto Maple Leafs vs New York Rangers Prediction & Betting Tips 3/2/2024

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Toronto Maple Leafs vs New York Rangers 3/2/2024
  • Take the Maple Leafs on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Rangers (+1.5)
  • Our NHL model projects 7 goals, and we suggest taking the under

Toronto Maple Leafs vs New York Rangers Preview

The Rangers and Maple Leafs are set to face off at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. The Maple Leafs will host the game at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, ON.

The over/under for this game is set at 6.5 goals, and the Maple Leafs are the -1.5 goal favorites against the Rangers in a Eastern conference matchup. Check out BetCoco for Toronto Maple Leafs – New York Rangers odds

Toronto Maple Leafs vs New York Rangers Head-to-Head and Key Stats

When looking back over the last three times these two teams have played, the Maple Leafs have the leg up at 2-1. The Maple Leafs also had the edge vs. the puck line in these games, at 2-1. These games averaged a combined total of 7 goals per game leading to an over/under record of 2-1.

  • In their last ten games away from home, the Rangers have a straight up record of 6-4 while going 4-6 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 3 goals per game in these contests.
  • Through their last ten home contests, the Maple Leafs offense has averaged 3 goals per game while allowing an average of 3. Toronto posted an overall record of 6-4 while going 3-7 ATS.
  • Looking back on the team’s last ten games as the underdog, the Maple Leafs have a straight up record of 5-5. Their record vs the puck line in these games was 7-3.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the favorite, New York has an puck line mark of 5-5 while going 8-2 straight up.

Toronto Maple Leafs vs New York Rangers Prediction

So far this season, the Rangers have gone 40-17-3, which has them in 1st place in the Metropolitan Division and 3rd in the Eastern Conference. On the road, New York has a record of 19-10-3, and they have won each of their last three games as an underdog.

Over their last ten games, the Rangers have gone 9-1, and they have won four of their last five games. In the Eastern Conference, New York has gone 22-10, and they have been the favorite in 48 of their 60 games this season.

When looking at their offense, the Rangers have an average of 3.3 goals per game this season, positioning themselves 10th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are ranked 14th in the league. New York’s offense is currently ranked 8th in power play goals. When it comes to shorthanded goals, they are 21st in the league.

Entering the game, goalie Igor Shesterkin has started 39 games this season. His current record stands at 26-12, and his save percentage is 0.907%.

At home this season, the Maple Leafs have gone 16-11-2 and have been favored in 49 of their 59 games. In the Eastern Conference, Toronto is in 5th place and holds a 34-17-8 record.

Over their last ten games, the Maple Leafs are 8-2 and have won four of their last five games. In games against other teams in the Eastern Conference, Toronto is 11-17.

In terms of their offensive performance, the Maple Leafs are averaging 3.7 goals per game this season, putting them in the 4th spot in the NHL. When it comes to shots on goal per game, they are ranked 6th in the league. This season, the Maple Leafs have a 19-8 record in games where they outshoot their opponent. In games with fewer shots on goal, they hold a 13-8 record.

Heading into this matchup vs. New York, goalie Ilya Samsonov has started 27 games in this season. His current record is 14-5, and his save percentage stands at 0.617%.

The Maple Leafs enter this game as 1.5-goal favorites and in our projections and we anticipate them winning by a score of 4-3.

Toronto Maple Leafs vs New York Rangers Betting Tips

  • Take the Maple Leafs on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Rangers (+1.5)
  • Our NHL model projects 7 goals, and we suggest taking the under

Toronto Maple Leafs Injury Report

  • Mark Giordano – Head – Out
  • Calle Jarnkrok – Hand – Out
  • Matt Murray – Hip – Out
  • John Klingberg – Hip – Out
  • Jake Muzzin – Neck – Out
  • Timothy Liljegren – Undisclosed – Questionable
  • Conor Timmins – Illness – Out

New York Rangers Injury Report

  • Blake Wheeler – Knee – Out
  • Filip Chytil – Upper Body – Out

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