Buffalo Sabres home to Kings in hockey betting action
Los Angeles Kings
|11-6-0||November 12, 2013, 07:00 PM | First Niagara Center||3-15-1|
First Niagara Center hosts an NHL battle between the Buffalo Sabres and the visiting Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday.
The Sabres currently sport a record of 3-15-1. The Kings are 11-6-0. Betting totals have seen the Sabres post a 7-11-1 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Kings have gone 8-8-1 against the number.
View Los Angeles Kings vs Buffalo Sabres Odds and Stats.
On the opening NHL line for this matchup, Buffalo sat as 148 underdogs over at BetOnline. The total was set at 5 at 5Dimes but may move closer to puck drop.
This game puts the Sabres, most recently No. 30 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Kings, who rate a No. 11 in the latest survey.
The Kings were a 5-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Canucks. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at -111 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for OVER bettors.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Buffalo's No. 29-ranked offense, averaging 1.74 goals per game, against a Kings defense that ranks No. 9 at 2.41 goals allowed. The Sabres power play is averaging 12.28% while the Kings defense kills off 81.16% of their penalties.
Los Angeles at New York, Thursday, November 14th
Buffalo at Toronto, Friday, November 15th