NHL Game Preview - Sabres underdogs vs Jets at Buffalo
Winnipeg Jets vs Buffalo Sabres Odds
The visiting Jets hope for a solid performance on Monday as they look to steal a win at First Niagara Center against the Buffalo Sabres.
Buffalo will face the 23-19-3 Jets. In totals betting, the Sabres are 21-20-4 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Jets are 19-25-1 favoring the OVER.
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Sabres at No. 28 and the Jets at No. 22 heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Buffalo's No. 18-ranked offense, averaging 2.6 goals per game, against a Jets defense that ranks No. 23 at 3 goals allowed. The Sabres power play is averaging 13.8% while the Jets defense kills off 80.3% of their penalties.
The Jets were a 5-4 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Islanders. That made winners of bettors who got New York at +100 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors.
Winnipeg Jets Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing NY Rangers are 3-7
After playing NY Islanders are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
Buffalo Sabres Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Colorado are 8-2
After playing NY Rangers are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
A few Jets at Sabres trends to consider:
Winnipeg is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Buffalo
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Winnipeg's last 5 games when playing Buffalo
Winnipeg is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Winnipeg's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Buffalo's last 5 games when playing Winnipeg
Buffalo is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
Buffalo is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
Buffalo is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Winnipeg
Winnipeg at Washington, Tuesday, April 23
Buffalo at Pittsburgh, Tuesday, April 23