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Buffalo Sabres

Detroit Red Wings
21-46-9 April 04, 2014, 07:30 PM | Joe Louis Arena 36-26-14



The Detroit Red Wings will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Buffalo Sabres invade Joe Louis Arena on Friday.

The Sabres will look to vanquish their hosts on Friday, as they are 21-46-9 this season, while the Red Wings are 36-26-14. Buffalo is 26-38-12 against the total, while Detroit is 33-37-6 versus the number.View Buffalo Sabres vs Detroit Red Wings Odds and Stats.

The visitors opened as 239 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including 5Dimes. The total opened at 5 for those preferring over under wagers, watch for the line updates during the day at Bovada.

The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 30-rated Sabres taking on the No. 5-rated Red Wings in this contest.

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Buffalo lost its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Blues on April 3. Bettors who backed the Blues at -340 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Detroit won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Bruins on April 2. Bettors who backed the Red Wings at +135 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Detroit's No. 17-ranked offense (2.7 goals per game) against a Sabres defense that ranks No. 23 at 2.97 goals per game allowed. The Red Wings powerplay has clicked at a 17.62% rate while the Sabres have a 81.42% rate on the penalty kill.

Next up:
Buffalo at Philadelphia, Sunday, April 6th
Detroit at Montreal, Saturday, April 5th

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