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NHL betting line favors Sabres over Panthers

Florida PanthersBuffalo Sabres
Oct 29, 7:00 PM | First Niagara Center

Florida Panthers vs Buffalo Sabres Odds

5-4-0TEAM RECORD6-3-0

The visiting Panthers hope for a solid performance on Saturday as they look to steal a win at First Niagara Center against the Buffalo Sabres.

The Panthers will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 5-4 this season, while the Sabres are 6-3. Florida is 4-5 against the total, while Buffalo is 4-5 versus the number.

View Florida vs Buffalo Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Panthers listed as underdogs of +-185 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 5.5, depending on the book.

Power Rankings:
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 7-ranked Sabres and the No. 9-rated Panthers in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Buffalo's No. 7-ranked offense (3 goals per game) against a Panthers defense that ranks No. 12 at 2.6 goals per game allowed. The Sabres powerplay has clicked at a 21.4% rate while the Panthers have a 76.9% rate on the penalty kill.

In their last action, Florida was a 4-3 loser on the road against the Senators. Bettors on Ottawa at -110 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Buffalo won its last outing, a 4-2 result against the Blue Jackets on October 27. Bettors who backed the Sabres at -175 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Florida Panthers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing NY Rangers are 4-6
After playing Ottawa are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7

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

A few Panthers at Sabres trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Florida's last 5 games when playing on the road against Buffalo
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Florida's last 10 games when playing Buffalo
Florida is 6-14 SU in its last 20 games
Florida is 4-10-1 SU in its last 15 games ,when playing on the road against Buffalo
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Buffalo's last 5 games when playing at home against Florida
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Buffalo's last 5 games at home
Buffalo is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games when playing Florida
Buffalo is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against Florida

Next up:
Florida home to Winnipeg, Monday, October 31
Buffalo home to Philadelphia, Wednesday, November 2

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