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Buffalo Sabres Battle vs Columbus Blue Jackets Highlights NHL Odds Menu

Buffalo Sabres

vs

Columbus Blue Jackets
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 7:00 PM ET
Nationwide Arena

A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting Buffalo Sabres dueling the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday at Nationwide Arena.

Buffalo Sabres vs Columbus Blue Jackets Opening Odds and Betting Line

On the opening NHL betting line for this matchup, Columbus sat as -250 Favorite over at BetOnline. The total was set at 5.5 at 5Dimes but may move closer to puck drop.

Computer Prediction: Buffalo Sabres vs Columbus Blue Jackets Pick

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 2.3-1 result in favor of the Blue Jackets today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Buffalo Sabres vs Columbus Blue Jackets Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Buffalo Sabres will look to vanquish their hosts on Tuesday, as they are 17-38-5 this season, while the Blue Jackets are 26-28-4. Buffalo is 24-29-7 against the total, while Columbus is 29-28-1 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Columbus vs Buffalo injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 30-rated Buffalo Sabres taking on the No. 22-rated Columbus Blue Jackets in this contest.

How Buffalo Sabres vs Columbus Blue Jackets Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Columbus Blue Jackets No. 24-ranked offense (2.64 goals per game) against a Buffalo Sabres defense that ranks No. 30 at 3.37 goals per game allowed. The Blue Jackets powerplay has clicked at a 21.2% rate while the Sabres have a 74.75% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Buffalo, they were a 2-1 loser as they battled the Predators at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Predators at -232 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Columbus lost its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Rangers on February 22. Bettors who backed the Rangers at -220 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Buffalo Sabres vs Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Odds Trends

Buffalo is 3-21 SU in its last 24 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Buffalo's last 5 games
Buffalo is 2-15 SU in its last 17 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Buffalo's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Columbus's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Columbus's last 5 games at home
Columbus is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Buffalo
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Columbus's last 7 games when playing Buffalo

Next Betting Matchups

Buffalo home to Vancouver, Thursday, February 26th
Columbus home to Montreal, Thursday, February 26th

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