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NHL Betting Odds and Prediction - Buffalo Sabres vs New York Islanders

The New York Islanders will look to bolster their win total and reward fans moneyline betting when the Buffalo Sabres invade Barclays Center on Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're going with the New York Islanders in this one, they were listed as moneyline favorites of -225 on most NHL hockey betting menus (such as Bovada) early today for Saturday's contest. The over-under total was at 5.5 earlier at Bet365.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Sabres to win this game 2.8-2.4. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Buffalo Sabres vs New York Islanders Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Buffalo Sabres will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 34-36-11 this season, while the Islanders are 45-26-9. Buffalo is 26-31-24 against the total, while New York is 32-40-8 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Buffalo injuries news.

The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the New York Islanders at No. 20 and the Buffalo Sabres at No. 18 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the New York Islanders No. 10-ranked offense (2.84 goals per game) against a Buffalo Sabres defense that ranks No. 16 at 2.7 goals per game allowed. The Islanders powerplay has clicked at a 18.83% rate while the Sabres have a 82.49% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Buffalo was a 4-1 loser at home against the Blue Jackets. Bettors on Columbus at +105 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Last time out for New York, they were a 4-1 winner as they battled the Rangers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Islanders at +129 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Buffalo is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing NY Islanders
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Buffalo's last 5 games when playing NY Islanders
  • Buffalo is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against NY Islanders
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Buffalo's last 5 games when playing on the road against NY Islanders
  • NY Islanders is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • NY Islanders is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • NY Islanders is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Buffalo
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Islanders's last 5 games when playing Buffalo

Next Betting Matchups

Buffalo home to , Wednesday, December 31st
New York home to Philadelphia, Sunday, April 10th

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