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A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting Ottawa Senators dueling the Buffalo Sabres on Friday at First Niagara Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're backing the visiting Ottawa Senators in this one, they Senators listed earlier today as underdogs of -103 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Those over/under total betting saw the number open in the area of 5.5, depending on the book.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 3.2-2 win for the Senators on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Ottawa Senators vs Buffalo Sabres Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Buffalo Sabres bring a 28-33-10 record to the battle against the 33-30-8 Senators. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Buffalo go 24-28-19 so far and the Senators go 35-35-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Buffalo vs Ottawa injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Buffalo Sabres rated this week at No. 20 and the Ottawa Senators sitting at No. 25.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Buffalo's No. 28-ranked offense, averaging 2.38 goals per game, against a Senators defense that ranks No. 28 at 3.1 goals allowed. The Sabres power play is averaging 18.92% while the Senators defense kills off 74.77% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Ottawa won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Wild on March 15. Bettors who backed the Senators at +118 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Last time out for Buffalo, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Canadiens at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Canadiens at +132 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Ottawa's last 7 games
  • Ottawa is 6-16 SU in its last 22 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Ottawa's last 5 games on the road
  • Ottawa is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Buffalo
  • Buffalo is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • Buffalo is 5-14 SU in its last 19 games at home
  • Buffalo is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Ottawa
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Buffalo's last 5 games when playing Ottawa

Next Betting Matchups

Ottawa home to Montreal, Saturday, March 19th
Buffalo at Toronto, Saturday, March 19th

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