NHL Free Picks Player Props 1-11-21

Two of the best teams in the league will square off when the Toronto Maple Leafs visit the Vegas Golden Knights tonight. Toronto opened up as underdogs but they have moved to slight favorites. We are targeting an NHL player prop pick in this game for a player to score a goal. It's ballsy to bet on player to score props but we have some good trends and numbers to back this pick tonight.

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Auston Matthews Total Goals Over (0.5)

Fanduel is offering +116 odds on this prop tonight which is a little bit better than what Draftkings is offering with even money odds.

Matthews has been on a tear as of late and he has scored at least one goal in 10 of his last 13 games overall while scoring 15 total goals during that stretch. He's taken 5 or more shots in 6 of those 13 games so he's been getting plenty of scoring opportunities. Looking even further back, he's got 22 goals in his last 30 games which is why we are getting just over even money for this prop tonight. Matthews grew up in Arizona and he says that Vegas is one of his favorite places to play. His stats back that up too and he has scored 4 goals in 3 career games in Vegas. Here's a look at his game log showing how impressive of a stretch he is on right now.

Auston Matthews Game Log