Buffalo Sabres vs New York Rangers Odds
The visiting Sabres hope for a solid performance on Sunday as they look to steal a win at Madison Square Garden against the New York Rangers.
The Rangers sit at 9-8-2 on the season; in comparison, the Sabres are currently 9-12-1. Looking to wager on the totals? New York is 7-11-1 OU, and Buffalo is 12-10 OU.
The Rangers sit at No. 17 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:
Offensively, the game matches up New York's No. 22-ranked offense (2.5 goals per game) against a Sabres defense that ranks No. 26 at 3.2 goals per game allowed. The Rangers powerplay has clicked at a 11.9% rate while the Sabres have a 81.5% rate on the penalty kill.
The Sabres were a 4-3 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Devils. That made winners of bettors who got Buffalo at +115 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.
Last time out for New York, they were a 4-1 winner as they battled the Lightning at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Rangers at -145 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Buffalo Sabres Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Colorado are 8-2
After playing New Jersey are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
New York Rangers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Florida are 5-5
After playing Tampa Bay are 6-4
After a win are 3-7
A few Sabres at Rangers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Buffalo's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Buffalo's last 7 games when playing NY Rangers
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Buffalo's last 6 games
Buffalo is 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against NY Rangers
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the NY Rangers last 7 games when playing Buffalo
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of the NY Rangers last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of the NY Rangers last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of the NY Rangers last 6 games when playing at home against Buffalo
Buffalo at Carolina, Tuesday, March 5
NY Rangers home to Philadelphia, Tuesday, March 5