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New York Islanders vs Buffalo Sabres Odds Preview with Prediction

New York Islanders

vs

Buffalo Sabres
Saturday, December 27, 2014 7:00 PM ET
First Niagara Center

New York pays a visit to Buffalo on Saturday, hoping to shut down the Sabres snipers in hockey action at First Niagara Center.

New York Islanders vs Buffalo Sabres Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Buffalo Sabres as -165 moneyline Favorite in this particular NHL betting matchup earlier. The over under total, meanwhile, was set early at 5.5 before betting started to move the line at 5Dimes.

Computer Prediction: New York Islanders vs Buffalo Sabres Pick

A 3.5-2.1 result in favor of the Islanders is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

New York Islanders vs Buffalo Sabres Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Buffalo Sabres bring a 13-19-3 record to the battle against the 23-11-0 Islanders. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Buffalo go 15-15-5 so far and the Islanders go 16-18. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Buffalo vs New York injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 6-rated New York Islanders taking on the No. 30-rated Buffalo Sabres in this contest.

How New York Islanders vs Buffalo Sabres Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Buffalo Sabres No. 30-ranked offense (1.97 goals per game) against a New York Islanders defense that ranks No. 20 at 2.76 goals per game allowed. The Sabres powerplay has clicked at a 9.18% rate while the Islanders have a 72.92% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, New York was a 3-1 loser at home against the Canadiens. Bettors on Montreal at +115 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Last time out for Buffalo, they were a 6-3 loser as they battled the Red Wings on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Wings at -310 were rewarded, while the 9 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

New York Islanders vs Buffalo Sabres Betting Odds Trends

NY Islanders is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Islanders's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of NY Islanders's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Islanders's last 7 games when playing Buffalo
Buffalo is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Buffalo's last 5 games
Buffalo is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Buffalo's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New York home to Washington, Monday, December 29th
Buffalo at Ottawa, Monday, December 29th

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