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Dallas Stars vs Buffalo Sabres Betting Preview


Buffalo Sabres

Dallas Stars
18-34-8 March 03, 2014, 08:00 PM | American Airlines Center 28-22-10



The Dallas Stars will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Buffalo Sabres invade American Airlines Center on Monday.

Dallas will face the 18-34-8 Sabres. In totals betting, the Stars are 28-27-5 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Sabres are 22-28-10 favoring the OVER.

View Buffalo Sabres vs Dallas Stars Odds and Stats.

The Stars were listed earlier today as -221 moneyline Favorite at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 5.5.

The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Stars at No. 7 and the Sabres at No. 26 heading into this contest.

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Last time out for Buffalo, they were a 4-2 winner as they battled the Sharks at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Sabres at +165 were rewarded, while the 6 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Last time out for Dallas, they were a 4-2 loser as they battled the Lightning at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Lightning at +122 were rewarded, while the 6 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Dallas's No. 13-ranked offense, averaging 2.83 goals per game, against a Sabres defense that ranks No. 23 at 3 goals allowed. The Stars power play is averaging 14.42% while the Sabres defense kills off 81.96% of their penalties.

Next up:
Buffalo at Tampa Bay, Thursday, March 6th
Dallas at Columbus, Tuesday, March 4th