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Panthers Love Travelling to Buffalo

The Buffalo Sabres knew this season wasn’t going to be a walk in the park, and their early results aren’t going to inspire much confidence in the fan base. Buffalo will try to give the hometown fans something to cheer for when the Florida Panthers come to town in Saturday’s NHL action.

Shark Bites
  • The OVER is 3-1-1 in the last five meetings between these teams.
  • Panthers are 0-4 in their last four vs Eastern Conference.
  • The UNDER is 3-1-1 in the Panthers last five road games.

Cashing tickets in Upstate New York has been far too easy for the Panthers lately. Florida is 7-1 SU in its last eight trips to Buffalo.

That dominance hasn’t extended to only New York, however, as the Panthers are a rock solid 10-2 SU in their last 12 overall against the lowly Sabres.

Losers of four of their last five, a date with Buffalo could be just what the doctor ordered for Florida. Gerard Gallant’s group have failed to score more than two goals in four of those five games.

A 3.7-1.7 result in favor of the Panthers is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Florida Panthers vs Buffalo Sabres Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Buffalo Sabres are 1-3-2 so far on the season. The Florida Panthers, meanwhile, are 3-3-1. OVER/UNDER betting fans have seen Buffalo go 3-3 and the Panthers go 3-2-2 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Buffalo vs Florida injuries news.

According to new NHL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 22-ranked Buffalo Sabres and the No. 3-rated Florida Panthers in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Buffalo Sabres No. 27-ranked offense (2.33 goals per game) against a Florida Panthers defense that ranks No. 11 at 2.57 goals per game allowed. The Sabres powerplay has clicked at a 22.22% rate while the Panthers have a 86.67% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Florida, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Maple Leafs on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Maple Leafs at -101 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

In their last action, Buffalo was a 4-0 loser at home against the Wild. Bettors on Minnesota at -135 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Betting Trends
  • Florida is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Florida is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Florida is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Florida is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Buffalo is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Buffalo is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • Buffalo is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Buffalo is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Florida at Detroit, Sunday, October 30th
Buffalo at Winnipeg, Sunday, October 30th

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