The Toronto Maple Leafs will try to get back on winning track as they are hosting one of the bottom teams of the West the Chicago Blackhawks in Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, ON on December 11, 2021.
- Toronto Maple Leafs vs Chicago Blackhawks
- NHL – Regular season
- Date – 11/12/2021
- Starting time – 7.30 PM ET
- Venue: Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, ON
Toronto Maple Leafs Stats & Form
The Toronto Maple Leafs are struggling lately since they have dropped from the top of the Atlantic Division and now are second with an 18-8-2 record which ranks them sixth in the Eastern Conference.
After a tough start, losing five of their first seven matches of the season the Maple Leafs went on to win 15 of the next 17 games but recently have dropped three of their last four.
In their last game, Toronto lost 5-3 at home to the Tampa Bay Lightning. Ondrej Kase had two goals, William Nylander also scored and Jack Campbell made 22 saves for the Maple Leafs. The Maple Leafs are 11-4-1 at home. Toronto leads the Eastern Conference with 23 power-play goals, led by Auston Matthews with six.
Alexander Kerfoot leads the Maple Leafs with a plus-11 in 28 games this season. Matthews has 10 goals and four assists over the last 10 games for Toronto.
Toronto Maple Leafs News
Mitchell Marner, Ilya Mikheyev, Jason Spezza, Rasmus Sandin and Travis Dermott will all be out for the Maple Leafs on Saturday night.
Chicago Blackhawks Stats & Form
The Chicago Blackhawks have been one of the biggest disappointments this season as they are seventh in the Central Division and 14th in the Western Conference with a 10-14-2 record. The Blackhawks started the season losing the first nine games and 11 of the first 12 which probably cost them a playoff berth in the very first month of the season.
In the past ten games, they have won and lost alternately with three of those wins coming into overtime or a shootout. On Thursday, the Blackhawks had one of their best games of the season as they defeated the Montreal Canadiens 2-0.
Marc-Andre Fleury made 27 saves and earned his 500th career win. With a shutout, Fleury joined Martin Brodeur and Patrick Roy as the only NHL goaltenders to reach 500 career victories. Brodeur is the all-time leader with 691, Roy stands second with 551.
Jonathan Toews and Henrik Borgstrom scored for Chicago. Patrick Kane and Seth Jones picked up assists. The Blackhawks are 5-8-1 in road games. Chicago scores 2.1 goals per game, the least in the Western Conference. Alex DeBrincat leads the team with 14 total goals.
Seth Jones leads the Blackhawks with 20 total assists and has 23 points. DeBrincat has 8 points over the last 10 games for Chicago.
Chicago Blackhawks News
Jujhar Khaira and Tyler Johnson are out of the lineup for Chicago tonight while Caleb Jones will be a game-time decision.
Toronto Maple Leafs vs Chicago Blackhawks Head-to-Head Stats
The Blackhawks have won six of the last ten games against the Maple Leafs, four of them coming into overtime or shootout. Four of the last five and seven of the last ten between these two have gone over 5.5 goals.
Toronto Maple Leafs vs Chicago Blackhawks Betting Odds
The Maple Leafs are huge favorites to win this one with the odds set at -179, while the Blackhawks are at 372. The draw is at 396.
The total goals margin is set at 5.5 with -131 to go over and 106 for under.
With a recent drop in their form, the Toronto Maple Leafs will use the game against the Chicago Blackhawks to get back on winning track. Despite multiple injuries, especially Mitchell Marner’s one, Toronto is still the better team and will win easily on Saturday night.
- Tip Quote (Home team win): -179 by 22bet
- Tip Quote (Draw): 396 by 22bet
- Tip Quote (Away team win): 372 by 22bet
- Expert betting tip: Toronto Maple Leafs to win (-179 by 22bet)