Pittsburgh will host Toronto in the NHL regular league on the night of February 18 at PPG Paints Arena. Penguins in the pursuit of high positions perform confidently and intend to deal with another victim. Let’s try to guess with a prediction of the result of their match with Leafs.
Leafs vs Penguins Score Prediction: 2 : 3
|MoneyLine Pick||Over Under Pick|
|Pittsburgh Will Win||Under 6.5 Game Totals|
Full prediction read below.
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Toronto Maple Leafs
The Canadian Club from Ontario is ranked third with 70 points in the Atlantic Division standings.
Canadians have caught up with the Cup Eight in the East, but are still behind their in terms of extra scores. The Leaves, alternating victories with defeats in the current away series, beat Ottawa Senators (4-2) but lost to Buffalo Sabres (2-5).
In Pittsburgh, Toronto has little chance. No matter how good the best sniper of the season Auston Matthews (42 goals), he can not alone defeat the Penguins, which are dominated by Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Bryan Rust and Jake Guentzel. In November, for example, the Canadians lost the Penguins without a 1:6 chance. The match was also held at PPG Paints Arena.
The team from Pittsburgh takes second line in the Metropolitan Division with 78 points on the given period of the season.
Penguins are among the leaders of the season and its main favorites. Pittsburgh is now in first place for lost points in the Capital Division and has a great opportunity to win while its main rival, Washington Capitals, is feverish.
Penguins is now having a period of three wins in four games. They have a home series that began with a defeat by the powerful Tampa Bay Lightning (1-2) and continued with convincing 4-1 and 5-1 wins. Toronto won’t be easy either. The Mike Sullivan team is on the move and not ready to lose points.
Betting Tips Statistic
- Pittsburgh is the 4th and Toronto the 13th in the season’s overall ranking
- In the first round, Pittsburgh took out Toronto at home – 6:1
- Toronto Maple Leafs: C. Ceci, M. Rielly, A. Johnsson, I. Mikheyev
- Pittsburgh Penguins: N. Bjugstad, B. Dumoulin, J. Guentzel, Z. Aston-Reese, D. Kahun, J. Marino
Leafs vs Penguins Prediction
Pittsburgh will face serious resistance from the guests, because they also need points. But PPG Paints Arena’s host class should be enough to win.
At home, the Pens can beat unstable Canadians to get a clean first place in the Metropolitan Division schedule. This factor will be crucial to motivating Pittsburgh for the upcoming match.
Our prediction: Pittsburgh Penguins will win.
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At what time are the teams to play?
The game time is February 18, 2020, 7:00 PM ET
Where to watch the game?
Sportsnet, TVA, NBCS, ATT-Pitt
What are the teams’ positions in the standings?
Toronto is the 9th team in the Eastern Conference and Pittsburgh is the 4th team in the Eastern Conference
How many wins and losses do the teams have?
The Leafs have 31 wins and 21 losses. The Penguins have 36 wins and 15 losses