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New York Islanders vs Buffalo Sabres in NHL odds

Buffalo SabresNew York Islanders
Jan 14, 7:00 PM | Nassau Coliseum

Buffalo Sabres vs New York Islanders Odds

19-19-5TEAM RECORD15-20-6

The hockey wagering menu sees a clash between New York and Buffalo on Saturday, with the host Islanders trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.

The Islanders bring a 15-20-6 record to the battle against the 19-19-5 Sabres. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen New York go 21-18-2 so far and the Sabres go 18-24-1.

View Buffalo vs NY Islanders Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting Buffalo before the first pitch in this match will find them as +-130-moneyline underdogs. They will see an opening total of 5.5.

Power Rankings:
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 23-rated Sabres taking on the No. 24-rated Islanders in this contest.


How They Match Up:
The game also pits New York's No. 28-ranked offense, averaging 2.4 goals per game, against a Sabres defense that ranks No. 18 at 2.9 goals allowed. The Islanders power play is averaging 19.5% while the Sabres defense kills off 82.9% of their penalties.

Buffalo was a 3-2 winner in its last match at home against the Maple Leafs. They won as -120 favorites, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors.

New York lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Flyers on January 12. Bettors who backed the Flyers at -140 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Buffalo Sabres Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Colorado are 7-3
After playing Toronto are 6-4
After a win are 1-9

New York Islanders Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing New Jersey are 4-6
After playing Philadelphia are 2-8
After a loss are 4-6

A few Sabres at Islanders trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Buffalo's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Buffalo's last 5 games when playing NY Islanders
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Buffalo's last 8 games
Buffalo is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
NY Islanders are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing Buffalo
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the NY Islanders last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the NY Islanders last 5 games when playing Buffalo
NY Islanders are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Buffalo

Next up:
Buffalo at Detroit, Monday, January 16
NY Islanders home to Nashville, Monday, January 16