Hockey odds preview - Buffalo vs. Calgary


Buffalo Sabres

Calgary Flames
19-41-8 March 18, 2014, 09:00 PM | Scotiabank Saddledome 27-34-7



Buffalo pays a visit to Calgary on Tuesday, hoping to shut down the Flames snipers in hockey action at Scotiabank Saddledome.

The Flames sport a record of 27-34-7 heading into this matchup, while the Sabres sit at 19-41-8 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 30-35-3 for the Flames and 23-34-11 for the Sabres. View Buffalo Sabres vs Calgary Flames Odds and Stats.

This game matches up the No. 6 (Flames) and the No. 30 (Sabres) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

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Last time out for Buffalo, they were a 2-0 loser as they battled the Canadiens at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Canadiens at -175 were rewarded, while the 2 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Last time out for Calgary, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Coyotes on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Coyotes at -223 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Calgary's No. 26-ranked offense, averaging 2.43 goals per game, against a Sabres defense that ranks No. 23 at 2.97 goals allowed. The Flames power play is averaging 15.42% while the Sabres defense kills off 82.02% of their penalties.

Next up:
Buffalo at Edmonton, Thursday, March 20th
Calgary home to Nashville, Friday, March 21st
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