Buffalo Sabres vs Tampa Bay Lightning in NHL odds

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Oct 25, 7:00 PM | First Niagara Center

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Buffalo Sabres Odds

3-3-2TEAM RECORD5-2-0

The visiting Lightning hope for a solid performance on Tuesday as they look to steal a win at First Niagara Center against the Buffalo Sabres.

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

View Tampa Bay vs Buffalo Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as +-180 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 5.5 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 10-rated Lightning taking on the No. 7-rated Sabres in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Buffalo's No. 11-ranked offense (2.9 goals per game) against a Lightning defense that ranks No. 25 at 3.4 goals per game allowed. The Sabres powerplay has clicked at a 18.2% rate while the Lightning have a 82.9% rate on the penalty kill.

Buffalo was a 3-0 loser in its last match on the road against the Lightning. They lost as -109 favorites, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Tampa Bay Lightning Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing St. Louis are 3-7
After playing Buffalo are 8-2
After a win are 6-4

Buffalo Sabres Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Colorado are 7-3
After playing Tampa Bay are 8-2
After a loss are 8-2

A few Lightning at Sabres trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Tampa Bay's last 8 games when playing on the road against Buffalo
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Tampa Bay's last 15 games when playing Buffalo
Tampa Bay is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
Tampa Bay is 6-19 SU in its last 25 games when playing Buffalo
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Buffalo's last 8 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Buffalo's last 5 games
Buffalo is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
Buffalo is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games when playing Tampa Bay

Next up:
Tampa Bay at Nashville, Thursday, October 27
Buffalo home to Columbus, Thursday, October 27

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