Toronto Maple Leafs vs New York Rangers - Odds and Predictions

How to Watch

Where: Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York

When: Friday, December 20th at 7:00 PM EST

How (TV/Radio): Toronto TV/Radio: Rogers, Sportsnet 590AM The Fan. New York TV/Radio: MSG, ESPN 98.7 FM.

Team Notes

Toronto Maple Leafs

Toronto has won four of their last five games on the year, scoring four or more goals in each of the victories.

The Maple Leafs are 9-10-0 on the road this season, posting 18 out of a possible 38 points away from Bell Centre.

Toronto stands at +700 to claim the Eastern Conference and +1400 to take the Stanley Cup.

New York Rangers

New York are two points away from 8th place in the East, although they’ve lost three of their last four games.

The Rangers are 8-7-2 at MSG this season with a minus-one goal differential over their 33 games.

The Rangers stand at +4000 to take the Eastern Conference and +8000 to win the Stanley Cup.

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Goalie Notes

Toronto Maple Leafs: Frederik Andersen (17-8-3, 2.51 goals allowed)

Andersen has won four of the last five starts, allowing just seven goals over the four victories.

  • The Toronto goalie is 4-3 in December, posting a GAA of 2.57 in the month with 91.6% save percentage through his seven starts.
  • On the road, Andersen is 9-4 away from home this season, allowing 2.32 GAA and posting a 92.7% save percentage.
  • In wins this season, Andersen is allowing just 1.69 GAA, while surrendering 3.81 GAA in losses.

New York Rangers: Henrik Lundqvist (7-7-3, 3.13 goals allowed)

Lundqvist has lost four starts in a row, but two of the losses have come in overtime and shootout.

  • At MSG, Lundqvist has a 6-3-1 record, while allowing 2.91 GAA with a 91.9% save percentage.
  • Lundqvist has allowed 14 goals over the four-game losing streak.
  • In wins, Lundqvist is allowing just two goals per game, while surrendering a whopping 3.83 in his 10 losses.

Stats to Watch

Toronto Maple Leafs

On the road, Toronto has scored 3.37 goals per game, good for 5th best in the NHL, but they are allowing 3.32 goals when visiting for a slight plus 0.05 goal differential.

  • Toronto’s attack produces 33.2 shots per road game, 4th best in the NHL for the year.
  • The Maple Leafs’ power play has just 11 opportunities in their seven December games, the lowest amount of man-advantage chances in the NHL.
  • The Maple Leafs are ready to bring Trevor Moore off the injured reserve after recovering from a shoulder injury.

New York Rangers

The Rangers’ attack is producing 30.6 shots per home game this season, ranking them 24th in the NHL.

  • New York is scoring 3.18 goals per home game while allowing the same amount, 3.18 goals per contest at MSG.
  • The Rangers have been granted 26 power plays in December, the 8th most in the NHL, has scored on just 5 of those chances.
  • Marc Staal and Brendan Lemieux continue to be day-to-day with injuries for the Rangers.

Last Five Games

Toronto Maple Leafs

  • Toronto has won four of their last five games by a combined score of 20-11.
  • The Maple Leafs have won three of their last four games on the road, scoring 13 goals in the three wins.
  • Toronto is 4-3 in December, scoring four goals in their three losses and 18 goals in their four wins.

New York Rangers

  • New York has lost three straight at MSG by the combined score of 11-4.
  • The Rangers have lost three of their last four games, allowing at least three goals in each contest.
  • New York has scored 18 goals in their last four wins and just seven goals in their last four losses.

Toronto Maple Leafs vs New York Rangers – Game Odds

The odds for the Maple Leafs vs the Rangers game are provided by bet365 NJ, DraftKings Sportsbook, and 888Sport NJ.

Good luck!

Money Line

SportsbookLeafsRangers
bet365 NJ-165+145
DraftKings-175+148
888Sport NJ-175+143

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