Maple Leafs vs. Senators betting preview

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The Toronto Maple Leafs (41-18-9) are favorites when they visit the Ottawa Senators (33-31-4) on Saturday, March 18 at 7:00 PM ET on ESPN+, CBC, SNO, SNW, and SNP. The Maple Leafs are -146 on the moneyline to win, while the Senators have +123 moneyline odds.

Here is the information you need to place your NHL bets on this matchup.


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Maple Leafs vs. Senators betting lines

  • Favorite: Maple Leafs (-146)
  • Underdog: Senators (+123)
  • Over/under: 6.5

Maple Leafs vs. Senators Quick Facts

  • Toronto’s games this season have gone over 6.5 goals 32 of 68 times.
  • Ottawa has combined with its opponent to score over 6.5 goals in 32 of 68 games this season.
  • These two clubs combine to average 6.5 goals per game, 0.0 more than the over/under set for this match.
  • This game’s over/under is 0.6 above the 5.9 goals these two teams concede per game combined.

Maple Leafs Stats, Moneyline & Leaders

Maple Leafs Season Stat Insights

  • The Maple Leafs net the ninth-most goals in the NHL, averaging 3.4 per game for a total of 232 this season.
  • The Maple Leafs have allowed the fourth-fewest goals in league action this season, 181 (2.7 per game).
  • The team has the league’s third-best goal differential at +51 this season.
  • The Maple Leafs’ 52 power-play goals this season are sixth-best in the NHL (on 203 power-play chances).
  • The Maple Leafs have the NHL’s second-best power-play conversion rate at 25.6%.
  • The Maple Leafs’ seven shorthanded goals this season rank 13th.
  • The Maple Leafs rank 12th in the league in penalty-kill success rate at 81%.
  • The Maple Leafs’ players have posted the third-best faceoff win rate in the NHL at 53.6%.
  • The Maple Leafs shoot 10.7% as a team, ranked eighth-best in the league.
  • The Maple Leafs’ players are looking for their first shutout win this season. As a team, they are averaging 21.5 hits and 14.9 blocked shots per game.

Maple Leafs Moneyline

  • Toronto has won 34 of its 58 games as a favorite this season.
  • The Maple Leafs have a record of 27-16 this season in games with their moneyline odds shorter than -146.
  • Toronto has a 59.3% chance of winning this game, per the moneyline odds.

Maple Leafs Leaders

  • Mitchell Marner: 25 goals and 62 assists
  • William Nylander: 35 goals and 44 assists
  • Auston Matthews: 32 goals and 36 assists
  • Ilya Samsonov: 24-8-3 record, .917 save percentage, 81 goals allowed

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Senators Stats, Moneyline & Leaders

Senators Stats Insights

  • The Senators have scored 212 goals this season (3.1 per game) to rank 19th in the league.
  • The Senators have given up 223 total goals (3.3 per game) to rank 20th.
  • They have a -11 goal differential, which ranks 22nd in the league.
  • The Senators have put up 61 power-play goals this season (on 258 power-play chances). That’s the second-most in the NHL.
  • The Senators have a 23.6% power-play conversion rate, the NHL’s No. 8 percentage.
  • The Senators have scored eight shorthanded goals this season (seventh in the NHL).
  • The 82.6% of opponent power plays the Senators kill is the sixth-best penalty-kill percentage in the league.
  • The Senators win 51.5% of their faceoffs. That’s the 12th-ranked figure in the NHL.
  • The Senators’ collective 9.4% shooting percentage ranks 24th in the league.
  • The Senators have not shut out an opponent this season. They average 28.3 hits and 15.1 blocked shots per game.

Senators Moneyline Insights

  • The Senators have been an underdog in 32 games this season, with 10 upset wins (31.2%).
  • Ottawa has a record of 8-15 in games when oddsmakers list them +123 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The win probability for the Senators, implied from the moneyline, is 44.8%.

Senators Leaders

  • Tim Stutzle: 34 goals and 42 assists
  • Brady Tkachuk: 28 goals and 41 assists
  • Claude Giroux: 28 goals and 37 assists
  • Cam Talbot: 15-14-1 record, .905 save percentage, 83 goals given up
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