Toronto Maple Leafs at Vegas Golden Knights Betting Pick

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The Toronto Maple Leafs are on the road at the Vegas Golden Knights on Thursday. This is a National Hockey League affair between two potential Stanley Cup teams. The Toronto Maple Leafs are 30-16-8 on the season, and third in the Atlantic Division. Toronto has won four straight games and 8 out of their last 10 overall.

For Vegas, they are the defending Stanley Cup Champions. The Golden Knights come into the game second in the Pacific Division to Vancouver. Vegas is 32-18-6 on the season. That is 68 points. Vegas is coming off a home loss on Tuesday to Nashville.

The Golden Knights are -125 at home.

Toronto Maple Leafs

The Toronto Maple Leafs are planning to use Martin Jones in between the pipes. Jones is 10-7-1 on the season, and has allowed 2.69 goals per game. Jones did not start in the win over St. Louis, but did last win on February 17th against the Ducks.

The Maple Leafs are fourth in all of the National Hockey League in scoring, with 3.57 goals per game. The power play unit for Toronto is second, at 28.4%, and they are winning over 54% of their faceoffs. Auston Matthews leads the team with 73 points, but WIlliam Nylander is right behind with 72.

The Maple Leafs are playing the middle game of a three game road trip. After this, Toronto will head to Colorado to take on the Avalanche. The next home game for Toronto comes on the 27th against Vegas.

Vegas Golden Knights

For Vegas, they are likely to use Adin Hill in net. Hill has been brilliant this season, allowing just 2.15 goals per game. Hill comes into the game with a record of 14-5-2 on the season. The last time Hill started, Vegas lost, and he allowed four games. In fact, he has lost his last three following a red hot start to the season.

Vegas is right in the middle of the league in goals. The Golden Knights are scoring 3.14 per game. On the defensive side, the Golden Knights are 7th, allowing 2.73 goals per game. The top scorer for Vegas has been Max Stone, with 53 points, which includes 37 assists.

The Golden Knights start a five game road trip following this game. Vegas is at Ottawa, Toronto, Boston, Buffalo and Columbus. The next time the Golden Knights will play at home is on March 7th, as they host the Canucks.

Golden Knights Slow Down Toronto

The Golden Knights are going to get Adin Hill back on track here. They need him to be good if they are going to win games, and go far in the postseason. He is solid, and the Golden Knights get the job done.

Bet Vegas -125 over Toronto on Thursday. Best of luck with all your National Hockey League Betting. Enjoy the game! We are excited to see how this one turns out!

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