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Toronto Maple Leafs vs Buffalo Sabres Odds
NHL wagering interest swings to the Buffalo vs Toronto battle on Tuesday at First Niagara Center as the Sabres try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.
The Sabres bring a 2-3 record to the battle against the 2-3 Maple Leafs. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Buffalo go 2-3 so far and the Maple Leafs go 3-2.
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 17-rated Maple Leafs taking on the No. 26-rated Sabres in this contest.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Buffalo's No. 20-ranked offense (2.6 goals per game) against a Maple Leafs defense that ranks No. 24 at 3.4 goals per game allowed. The Sabres powerplay has clicked at a 19% rate while the Maple Leafs have a 84.2% rate on the penalty kill.
Last time out for Toronto, they were a 5-2 loser as they battled the Rangers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rangers at -185 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Last time out for Buffalo, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Capitals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Capitals at -116 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Toronto Maple Leafs Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing San Jose are 5-5-1
After playing NY Rangers are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5
Buffalo Sabres Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Colorado are 8-2
After playing Washington are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
A few Maple Leafs at Sabres trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Toronto's last 15 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games when playing Buffalo
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Toronto's last 15 games when playing on the road against Buffalo
Buffalo is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against Toronto
Buffalo is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games at home
Buffalo is 17-7 SU in its last 24 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Buffalo's last 6 games when playing Toronto
Toronto home to Washington, Thursday, January 31
Buffalo at Boston, Thursday, January 31