Buffalo Sabres host Dallas Stars in hockey action


Dallas Stars

Buffalo Sabres
4-5-1 October 28, 2013, 07:00 PM | First Niagara Center 2-10-1



The Buffalo Sabres look to emerge victorious in NHL odds action as the Stars arrive at First Niagara Center on Monday.

The Sabres currently sport a record of 2-10-1. The Stars are 4-5-1. Betting totals have seen the Sabres post a 3-9-1 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Stars have gone 6-4 against the number.

View Dallas Stars vs Buffalo Sabres Odds and Stats.

If you're backing the visitors in this one, they Stars listed earlier today as favorites of -126 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 5.5, depending on the book.

This game matches up the No. 29 (Sabres) and the No. 25 (Stars) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

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In their last action, Dallas was a 2-1 loser at home against the Jets. Bettors on Winnipeg at +135 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

The Sabres were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Lightning. That made winners of bettors who got Tampa Bay at -230 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Buffalo's No. 30-ranked offense, averaging 1.54 goals per game, against a Stars defense that ranks No. 22 at 3.1 goals allowed. The Sabres power play is averaging 9.52% while the Stars defense kills off 80.56% of their penalties.

Next up:
Dallas at Montreal, Tuesday, October 29th
Buffalo at New York, Thursday, October 31st
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