The Toronto Maple Leafs are trying to get back on top of the Eastern Conference and they will have a chance to get closer to the goal when they host the Buffalo Sabres in Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, ON, on March 2, 2022.
- Toronto Maple Leafs vs Buffalo Sabres
- NHL – Regular season
- Date – 2/3/2022
- Starting time – 7 PM ET
- Venue: Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, ON
Toronto Maple Leafs Stats & Form
The Toronto Maple Leafs are second in the Atlantic Division and fourth in the Eastern Conference with a 35-14-4 record. They have won the last three games scoring on average 6 goals per game.
The Maple Leafs are coming off a 5-3 win over the Washington Capitals. Michael Bunting, William Nylander, Justin Holl, Rasmus Sandin and Pierre Engvall scored for Toronto.
The Maple Leafs are 9-3-0 against the rest of their division. Toronto is second in the Eastern Conference averaging 6.4 assists per game, led by Mitch Marner with 0.8.
Matthews leads the Maple Leafs with 68 points, scoring 37 goals and adding 31 assists. Michael Bunting has six goals and six assists over the last 10 games for Toronto.
The Maple Leafs are 5-4-1 in the last 10 games, averaging four goals, 7.4 assists, four penalties and eight penalty minutes while giving up 3.6 goals per game with an .882 save percentage.
Toronto Maple Leafs News
Pierre Engvallwill not suit up for Toronto because of an illness.
Buffalo Sabres Stats & Form
The Buffalo Sabres are seventh in the Atlantic Division and 14th in the Eastern Conference with a 16-30-8 record.
The Sabres have lost the last 6 games and will finish a five-game road trip in Toronto. They are coming off a 4-2 loss to the Dallas Stars. Tage Thompson and Cody Eakin scored for the Sabres.
The Sabres are 5-9-4 against the rest of their division. Buffalo ranks 24th in the Eastern Conference with 29.7 shots per game and is averaging 2.6 goals.
Tage Thompson leads the Sabres with 22 goals and has 40 points. Alex Tuch has seven assists over the last 10 games for Buffalo.
The Sabres are 2-7-1 in the last 10 games, averaging 2.8 goals, 4.5 assists, 3.1 penalties and 8.4 penalty minutes while allowing 3.8 goals per game with an .879 save percentage.
Buffalo Sabres News
Zemgus Girgensons, Jack Quinn and Henri Jokiharju will not suit up for the Sabres.
Toronto Maple Leafs vs Buffalo Sabres Head-to-Head Stats
Toronto has won 8 of the last 10 games against Buffalo including this season’s 5-4 win in November. Nine of the last games between these two teams have gone over 5.5 goals.
Toronto Maple Leafs vs Buffalo Sabres Betting Odds
The Maple Leafs are huge favorites to win this one with the odds set at -240, while the Sabres are at 475. The draw is also at 475.
The total goals margin is set at 6 with -133 odds to go over and 101 for under.
The Toronto Maple Leafs are only 4 points behind the leading Carolina Hurricanes and a win against Buffalo will get them only one win away from the top. Toronto has won 8 of the last 10 games against the Sabres and will add another one.
They are the better team in absolutely every aspect of the game and will get to the victory. Toronto has won 17 of the last 22 games against conference rivals and 19 of the last 27 at home. Buffalo has lost 41 of the last 52 games against teams with a winning record.