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Buffalo Sabres vs Philadelphia Flyers Odds
The Philadelphia Flyers look to emerge victorious in NHL odds action as the Sabres arrive at Wells Fargo Center on Sunday.
The Flyers sit at 11-14-1 on the season; in comparison, the Sabres are currently 9-13-3. Looking to wager on the totals? Philadelphia is 13-12-1 OU, and Buffalo is 13-10-2 OU.
The Flyers were listed earlier today as -142 moneyline favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 5.5.
The Flyers sit at No. 10 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Sabres sit at a No. 27 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Philadelphia's No. 16-ranked offense, averaging 2.8 goals per game, against a Sabres defense that ranks No. 27 at 3.2 goals allowed. The Flyers power play is averaging 22.6% while the Sabres defense kills off 79.4% of their penalties.
The Sabres were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Devils. That made winners of bettors who got New Jersey at -147 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for PUSH bettors.
The Flyers were a 3-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Bruins. That made winners of bettors who got Boston at -155 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Buffalo Sabres Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Colorado are 8-2
After playing New Jersey are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7
Philadelphia Flyers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 8-2
Before playing Tampa Bay are 9-1
After playing Boston are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4
A few Sabres at Flyers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Buffalo's last 5 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Buffalo's last 8 games when playing Philadelphia
Buffalo is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
Buffalo is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Philadelphia is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Buffalo
Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Buffalo
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing at home against Buffalo
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 8 games when playing Buffalo
Buffalo home to NY Rangers, Tuesday, March 12
Philadelphia at New Jersey, Wednesday, March 13