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 Jets were listed as 100 favorites on the hockey moneyline earlier at . The total was set at 5.5 before betting started earlier on Monday at BetOnline.
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