Philadelphia Flyers vs Buffalo Sabres Betting Preview


Buffalo Sabres

Philadelphia Flyers
21-47-9 April 06, 2014, 07:30 PM | Wells Fargo Center 39-29-9



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

Supporters of the Sabres have seen them go 21-47-9 so far this season, while the Flyers are at 39-29-9. In totals betting, the Flyers are 37-32-8, while the Sabres are 26-38-13.View Buffalo Sabres vs Philadelphia Flyers Odds and Stats.

The visitors opened as 233 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including 5Dimes. The total opened at 5.5 for those preferring over under wagers, watch for the line updates during the day at Bovada.

It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 3-rated Flyers and the No. 30-ranked Sabres, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

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Last time out for Buffalo, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Red Wings on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Wings at -290 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.

Philadelphia lost its last outing, a 5-2 result against the Bruins on April 5. Bettors who backed the Bruins at -160 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Philadelphia's No. 13-ranked offense, averaging 2.79 goals per game, against a Sabres defense that ranks No. 24 at 2.97 goals allowed. The Flyers power play is averaging 19.29% while the Sabres defense kills off 81.25% of their penalties.

Next up:
Buffalo home to Detroit, Tuesday, April 8th
Philadelphia at Florida, Tuesday, April 8th