The No. 1 Toronto Maple Leafs and No. 4 Montreal Canadiens square off on Wednesday, May 19th to open their seven-game series for Round 1 of the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The winner advances to the second round of Stanley Cup Playoffs where they will face the winner of the Oilers-Jets series. The Maple Leafs won seven of ten games between these two teams in the regular season.
The Maple Leafs have home ice advantage in this series and are a sizable series favorite (-315) at DraftKings Sportsbook. The betting public is all over Toronto with 93% of bets and 97% of handle to win the series. You can bet on the exact outcome of the series and the favorite is Toronto in five games at +330. All four Maple Leafs victory outcomes are ahead of the four Canadiens outcomes.
Here is the Maple Leafs-Canadiens series schedule with updated betting splits for each game.
No. 4 Montreal Canadiens win series 4-3 over No. 1 Toronto Maple Leafs
Game 1: Canadiens 2, Maple Leafs 1
Game 2: Maple Leafs 5, Canadiens 1
Game 3: Maple Leafs 2, Canadiens 1
Game 4: Maple Leafs 4, Canadiens 0
Game 5: Canadiens 4, Maple Leafs 3 (OT)
Game 6: Canadiens 3, Maple Leafs 2 (OT)
Game 7: Canadiens 3, Maple Leafs 1
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