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Montreal Canadiens at Buffalo Sabres Betting Odds Preview with Pick

A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting Montreal Canadiens dueling the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday at First Niagara Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

NHL Hockey odds makers at Bovada had the Buffalo Sabres as -120 moneyline favorites in this betting matchup. Those over under betting saw the line open at 5 at BetOnline.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 3.3-2.1 win for the Sabres on Wednesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Montreal Canadiens vs Buffalo Sabres Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Buffalo will face the 32-32-6 Canadiens. In totals betting, the Sabres are 24-28-18 in over under betting so far this season while the Montreal Canadiens are 33-25-12. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Buffalo vs Montreal injuries news.

It's an NHL hockey betting matchup between the No. 21-rated Buffalo Sabres and the No. 29-ranked Montreal Canadiens, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Buffalo's No. 27-ranked offense, averaging 2.39 goals per game, against a Canadiens defense that ranks No. 20 at 2.83 goals allowed. The Sabres power play is averaging 18.81% while the Canadiens defense kills off 83.41% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Montreal, they were a 4-1 loser as they battled the Panthers at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Panthers at -125 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.

Last time out for Buffalo, they were a 3-2 winner as they battled the Hurricanes at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Sabres at -117 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Montreal is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
  • Montreal is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 11 of Montreal's last 15 games on the road
  • Montreal is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Buffalo
  • Buffalo is 5-13 SU in its last 18 games at home
  • Buffalo is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Montreal
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Buffalo's last 6 games when playing Montreal
  • Buffalo is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Montreal

Next Betting Matchups

Montreal at Ottawa, Saturday, March 19th
Buffalo home to Ottawa, Friday, March 18th

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