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Philadelphia Flyers vs Buffalo Sabres Betting Matchup Report

Buffalo SabresPhiladelphia Flyers
April 5, 7:00 PM | Wells Fargo Center

Buffalo Sabres vs Philadelphia Flyers Odds

39-31-10TEAM RECORD46-25-9

Philadelphia will try to be nasty hosts on Thursday when the Buffalo Sabres pay a visit to Wells Fargo Center.

Philadelphia battles the Sabres, currently with a 39-31-10 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 43-36-1 for the Flyers and 34-40-6 for the Sabres.

View Buffalo vs Philadelphia Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Hockey odds makers opened the Flyers as -140 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 5.5.

Power Rankings:
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 3-ranked Flyers and the No. 20-rated Sabres in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Philadelphia's No. 3-ranked offense (3.2 goals per game) against a Sabres defense that ranks No. 18 at 2.8 goals per game allowed. The Flyers powerplay has clicked at a 19.8% rate while the Sabres have a 81.7% rate on the penalty kill.

Last time out for Buffalo, they were a 6-5 winner as they battled the Maple Leafs at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Sabres at -195 were rewarded, while the 11 goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

The Flyers were a 5-3 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Rangers. That made winners of bettors who got New York at +100 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for OVER bettors.

Buffalo Sabres Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Colorado are 8-2
After playing Toronto are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

Philadelphia Flyers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Tampa Bay are 9-1
After playing NY Rangers are 4-6
After a loss are 9-1

A few Sabres at Flyers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Buffalo's last 7 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Buffalo's last 6 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Buffalo's last 5 games
Buffalo is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 5 games
Philadelphia is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Buffalo
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 7 games when playing at home against Buffalo
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 6 games when playing Buffalo

Next up:
Buffalo at Boston, Saturday, April 7
Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, Saturday, April 7

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