Flyers visit Buffalo Sabres in NHL clash
Philadelphia Flyers vs Buffalo Sabres Odds
A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting Philadelphia duelling Buffalo on Saturday at First Niagara Center.
This season the Sabres are 16-19-6 overall while the Flyers are 17-20-3. As for the totals, Buffalo is 20-18-3 on the OU, and Philadelphia is 19-19-2.
If you're going with the Sabres in this one, they were listed as moneyline favorites of -116 on most hockey betting menus early today for Monday's contest. The over-under was at 5.5 earlier at BetOnline.
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 9-rated Flyers taking on the No. 27-rated Sabres in this contest.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Buffalo's No. 17-ranked offense (2.6 goals per game) against a Flyers defense that ranks No. 27 at 3.1 goals per game allowed. The Sabres powerplay has clicked at a 11.7% rate while the Flyers have a 84.7% rate on the penalty kill.
The Flyers were a 3-1 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Senators. That made winners of bettors who got Ottawa at +110 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors.
The Sabres were a 5-1 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Canadiens. That made winners of bettors who got Montreal at -135 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for OVER bettors.
Philadelphia Flyers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Tampa Bay are 9-1
After playing Ottawa are 2-8
After a loss are 3-7
Buffalo Sabres Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Colorado are 8-2
After playing Montreal are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7
A few Flyers at Sabres trends to consider:
Philadelphia is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Buffalo
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 8 games when playing on the road against Buffalo
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Philadelphia's last 17 games when playing Buffalo
Philadelphia is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games when playing on the road against Buffalo
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Buffalo's last 8 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Buffalo's last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Buffalo's last 17 games when playing Philadelphia
Buffalo is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
Philadelphia at Montreal, Monday, April 15
Buffalo home to Tampa Bay, Sunday, April 14