Ottawa favored by -121 against Buffalo on Friday
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NHL wagering interest swings to the Buffalo vs Ottawa battle on Friday at First Niagara Center as the Sabres try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.
The Sabres sport records of 0-1-0 heading into this matchup, while the Senators sit at 0-0-0 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 0-1 for the Sabres and 17-33-8 for the Senators.
View Ottawa Senators vs Buffalo Sabres Odds and Stats.
If you're backing the visitors in this one, they Senators listed earlier today as favorites of -121 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 5.5, depending on the book.
This game puts the Sabres, most recently No. 20 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Senators, who rate a No. 12 in the latest survey.
Last time out for Buffalo, they were a 2-1 loser as they battled the Red Wings on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Wings at -193 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
A few Senators at Sabres trends to consider:
Ottawa is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Ottawa's last 6 games
Ottawa is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Ottawa's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Buffalo's last 5 games at home
Buffalo is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing Ottawa
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Buffalo's last 5 games when playing Ottawa
Buffalo is 6-15 SU in its last 21 games when playing at home against Ottawa
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Buffalo at Pittsburgh, Saturday, October 5th