Buffalo Sabres vs Winnipeg Jets Betting Matchup Report
Winnipeg Jets vs Buffalo Sabres Odds
Hockey bettors look for value at First Niagara Center on Tuesday as host Buffalo battles the Winnipeg Jets in hockey odds action.
Buffalo will face the 5-8-1 Jets. In totals betting, the Sabres are 10-6 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Jets are 6-8 favoring the OVER.
The Sabres were listed earlier today as -147 moneyline favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 5.5.
It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 22-rated Sabres and the No. 28-ranked Jets, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Buffalo's No. 9-ranked offense, averaging 2.9 goals per game, against a Jets defense that ranks No. 25 at 3.3 goals allowed. The Sabres power play is averaging 13.6% while the Jets defense kills off 65.9% of their penalties.
In their last action, Winnipeg was a 3-2 loser at home against the Bruins. Bettors on Boston at -140 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Buffalo lost its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Penguins on February 17. Bettors who backed the Penguins at -134 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Winnipeg Jets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing NY Rangers are 1-9
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
Buffalo Sabres Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Colorado are 8-2
After playing Pittsburgh are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7
A few Jets at Sabres trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Winnipeg's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Winnipeg's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Winnipeg's last 6 games when playing Buffalo
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Winnipeg's last 9 games when playing on the road against Buffalo
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Buffalo's last 6 games at home
Buffalo is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Winnipeg
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Buffalo's last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Buffalo's last 6 games when playing Winnipeg
Winnipeg at Carolina, Thursday, February 21
Buffalo at Toronto, Thursday, February 21