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Toronto Maple Leafs at Columbus Blue Jackets Stats and Trends

The Toronto Maple Leafs will travel to Nationwide Arena on Tuesday evening to take on the Columbus Blue Jackets in an NHL Eastern Conference matchup.

The Maple Leafs are third in the Atlantic Division (32-14-3, 67 points) and are riding a two-game losing streak after a 5-2 road loss on Monday.

The Blue Jackets are fifth in the Metropolitan Division (25-23-1, 51 points) and are riding a two-game winning streak after a 7-3 home win over the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday. 

Maple Leafs at Blue Jackets Stats

Looking at the Toronto Maple Leafs stats

The Maple Leafs are a solid offensive team as they are scoring 3.55 goals on 34.7 shots per game. They are being led by center Auston Mathews, and he has recorded 59 points (33 goals, 26 assists) and has played well as he scored five points in his previous five games. 

Jack Campbell has been doing well this season inside of the net for the Maple Leafs as he is 23-8-3 with 2.41 goals and a .922 save percentage this season. He struggled as he allowed five goals on 33 shot attempts against the St Louis Blues. As a team, Toronto has allowed 2.78 goals with 30.7 shots per game thus far. 

Looking at the Columbus Blue Jackets stats

The Maple Leafs are a solid offensive team as they are scoring 3.27 goals on 29.9 shots per game. They are being led by center Boone Jenner, and he has recorded 39 points (21 goals, 18 assists) and has played well as he scored five points in his previous two games. 

Goaltender Jean-Francois Berube is expected to get his second game of the season for the Blue Jackets as he is 1-0-0 with three goals and a .917 save percentage thus far. He picked up a win against the Sabres, where he allowed three goals on 36 shot attempts. As a team, Columbus has allowed 3.65 goals with 35.2 shots per game thus far. 

  • Maple Leafs are 6-1 in their last seven games vs Eastern Conference foes
  • Maple Leafs are 30-12 in their last 42 games
  • Blue Jacketss are 2-5 in their last seven home games
  • Columbus is 17-35 in their last 52 games following a win
  • Columbus is 1-6 in their last seven games as a home underdog

Maple Leafs at Blue Jackets Prediction

Center Auston Matthews has been the best player on the ice, and the difference inside of the net seems to be on two different tiers. Campbell has been incredibly well, and Berube is appearing in just his second game of the season.

The difference seems to be on the defensive side of the ice recently as the Maple Leafs are allowing 3.5 goals in their previous four games while the Blue Jackets are giving up 4.3 goals in their last three games.

All in all, Maple Leafs at Blue Jackets Stats suggest you to go with the Toronto Maple Leafs to cover the spread in this game.

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