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Carolina Hurricanes host Buffalo Sabres in hockey action

Buffalo SabresCarolina Hurricanes
Nov 18, 7:00 PM | RBC Center

Buffalo Sabres vs Carolina Hurricanes Odds

11-7-0TEAM RECORD6-10-3

The hockey wagering menu sees a clash between Carolina and Buffalo on Friday, with the host Hurricanes trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.

The Hurricanes sit at 6-10-3 on the season; in comparison, the Sabres are currently 11-7. Looking to wager on the totals? Carolina is 11-7-1 OU, and Buffalo is 8-9-1 OU.

View Buffalo vs Carolina Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Hurricanes in this one, they're listed as moneyline underdogs of +115 on most hockey betting menus for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings:
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 12-rated Sabres taking on the No. 26-rated Hurricanes in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Carolina's No. 24-ranked offense (2.4 goals per game) against a Sabres defense that ranks No. 14 at 2.6 goals per game allowed. The Hurricanes powerplay has clicked at a 11.5% rate while the Sabres have a 89.6% rate on the penalty kill.

In their last action, Buffalo was a 5-3 loser at home against the Devils. Bettors on New Jersey at +154 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Carolina lost its last outing, a 4-0 result against the Canadiens on November 16. Bettors who backed the Canadiens at -133 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Buffalo Sabres Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Colorado are 7-3
After playing New Jersey are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4

Carolina Hurricanes Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Boston are 4-6
After playing Montreal are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

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

Next up:
Buffalo home to Phoenix, Saturday, November 19
Carolina home to Toronto, Sunday, November 20

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