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Buffalo Sabres vs Florida Panthers Pick and Betting Preview

Buffalo Sabres

vs

Florida Panthers
Saturday, February 28, 2015 3:00 PM ET
BB&T Center

NHL betting odds interest swings to the Buffalo Sabres at Florida battle on Saturday at BankAtlantic Center as the Panthers try to defend home turf and reward moneyline betting fans.

Buffalo Sabres vs Florida Panthers Opening Odds and Betting Line

The visiting Buffalo Sabres opened as 188 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including BetOnline. The total opened at 5 for those preferring over under betting, watch for the line updates during the day at Bovada.

Computer Prediction: Buffalo Sabres vs Florida Panthers Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 1.8-1.5 win for the Panthers on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Buffalo Sabres vs Florida Panthers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Buffalo Sabres will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 19-38-5 this season, while the Panthers are 26-22-13. Buffalo is 26-29-7 on the totals; Florida is 23-29-9. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Florida vs Buffalo injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Florida Panthers rated this week at No. 24 and the Buffalo Sabres sitting at No. 30.

How Buffalo Sabres vs Florida Panthers Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Florida Panthers No. 25-ranked offense (2.38 goals per game) against a Buffalo Sabres defense that ranks No. 28 at 3.34 goals per game allowed. The Panthers powerplay has clicked at a 14.67% rate while the Sabres have a 75.24% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Sabres were a 6-3 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Canucks. That made winners of bettors who got Buffalo at +188 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors.

In their last action, Florida was a 3-0 loser at home against the Blackhawks. Bettors on Chicago at -123 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Buffalo Sabres vs Florida Panthers Betting Odds Trends

Buffalo is 5-20 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Buffalo's last 11 games
Buffalo is 3-15 SU in its last 18 games on the road
Buffalo is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing Florida
Florida is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Florida's last 9 games
Florida is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games at home
Florida is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Buffalo

Next Betting Matchups

Buffalo at Tampa Bay, Tuesday, March 3rd
Florida home to Tampa Bay, Sunday, March 1st

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