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Buffalo Sabres vs Dallas Stars Odds Preview with Prediction

The NHL hockey betting odds menu sees a clash between Dallas and Buffalo Sabres on Thursday, with the host Stars trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who back them on the moneyline.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NHL betting line for this matchup, Dallas sat as -140 favorites over at BetOnline. The total was set at 5.5 at Bovada but may move closer to puck drop.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Sabres to win this game 4.1-1.7. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Buffalo Sabres vs Dallas Stars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Dallas Stars currently sport a record of 19-20-10. The Buffalo Sabres are 20-18-9. Betting totals have seen the Stars post a 23-26 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Sabres have gone 19-23-5 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Dallas vs Buffalo injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 15 (Dallas Stars) and the No. 20 (Buffalo Sabres) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Dallas Stars No. 19-ranked offense (2.67 goals per game) against a Buffalo Sabres defense that ranks No. 16 at 2.81 goals per game allowed. The Stars powerplay has clicked at a 16.57% rate while the Sabres have a 73.91% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Buffalo was a 5-4 winner on the road against the Predators. Bettors on Buffalo at +147 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

In their last action, Dallas was a 3-2 loser at home against the Wild. Bettors on Minnesota at -118 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Betting Trends
  • Buffalo is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Buffalo is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Buffalo is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Buffalo is 5-13 SU in its last 18 games on the road
  • Dallas is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • Dallas is 8-16 ATS in its last 24 games at home
  • Dallas is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Dallas's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Buffalo at Montreal, Tuesday, January 31st
Dallas home to Toronto, Tuesday, January 31st

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