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Bluelines: Getting back in the win column

Tuesday night was the right night to bet against the Leafs, but with an actual playoff calibre opponent, and two of the greatest goal scorers in NHL history going up against each other, it’s time to expect more from the Leafs again.

The Leafs are -165 to win

With Orlov and Kuznetsov out tonight for the Capitals, the Leafs as favourites isn’t a tough decision. With Campbell back in net, the Leafs are definitely upgrading from Kallgren, which helps as well.

Let’s see the goalscoring race in action

Matthews is usually a lock to score, especially if he didn’t have one in the last game. And that Alex Ovechkin guy isn’t a bad goal scorer either. If you want to count on both of them scoring it pays at +250, if you want to go big with it, Matthews and Ovechkin both scoring first for their teams pays at +2000.

Take the over

Neither team has had great goaltending this season and both teams love to score. If you want to take the over on 7.5 goals and the Leafs to win, it pays at +250, a nice step up from the -165 on the Leafs winning or the over on 6.5 which pays at -131.

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