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Buffalo Sabres vs Boston Bruins Betting Matchup Report

Boston BruinsBuffalo Sabres
March 31, 7:30 PM | First Niagara Center

Boston Bruins vs Buffalo Sabres Odds

21-8-4TEAM RECORD13-16-6

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

Buffalo battles the Bruins, currently with a 21-8-4 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 18-15-2 for the Sabres and 11-20-2 for the Bruins.

View Boston vs Buffalo Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Sabres as +138 underdogs earlier today. The over under opened at 5.5 at 5Dimes for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Sabres, most recently No. 28 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Bruins, who rate a No. 3 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Buffalo's No. 16-ranked offense (2.7 goals per game) against a Bruins defense that ranks No. 3 at 2.3 goals per game allowed. The Sabres powerplay has clicked at a 13.5% rate while the Bruins have a 90.4% rate on the penalty kill.

Boston was a 3-1 loser in its last match on the road against the Flyers. They lost as -152 favorites, while the total score of 4 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Buffalo was a 4-3 loser in its last match at home against the Capitals. They lost as +110 underdogs, while the total score of 7 made winners of OVER bettors.

Boston Bruins Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Ottawa are 5-5
After playing Philadelphia are 8-2
After a loss are 6-4

Buffalo Sabres Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Colorado are 8-2
After playing Washington are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7

A few Bruins at Sabres trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Boston's last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Boston's last 12 games when playing Buffalo
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games when playing on the road against Buffalo
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Buffalo's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Buffalo's last 12 games when playing Boston
Buffalo is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Boston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Buffalo's last 6 games when playing at home against Boston

Next up:
Boston home to Ottawa, Tuesday, April 2
Buffalo at Pittsburgh, Tuesday, April 2