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Sabres open as moneyline underdog vs Maple Leafs

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Jan 21, 7:00 PM | Air Canada Centre

Buffalo Sabres vs Toronto Maple Leafs Odds

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The Maple Leafs get a visit from the Buffalo Sabres in hockey action on Monday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

The Maple Leafs sport records of 1-0 heading into this matchup, while the Sabres sit at 1-0 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 0-1 for the Maple Leafs and 1-0 for the Sabres.

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Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Sabres listed as underdogs of +-116 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 5.5, depending on the book.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Maple Leafs at No. 26 and the Sabres at No. 20 heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Toronto's No. 17-ranked offense (2 goals per game) against a Sabres defense that ranks No. 9 at 2 goals per game allowed. The Maple Leafs powerplay has clicked at a 40% rate while the Sabres have a 75% rate on the penalty kill.

The Sabres were a 5-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Flyers. That made winners of bettors who got Buffalo at -120 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.

In their last action, Toronto was a 2-1 winner on the road against the Canadiens. Bettors on Toronto at +125 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Buffalo Sabres Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Colorado are 8-2
After playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

Toronto Maple Leafs Trends:
When playing on Monday are 2-8
Before playing San Jose are 5-5-1
After playing Montreal are 6-4
After a win are 3-7

A few Sabres at Maple Leafs trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Buffalo's last 7 games
Buffalo is 16-7 SU in its last 23 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Buffalo's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Buffalo's last 12 games when playing on the road against Toronto
Toronto is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Buffalo
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Toronto's last 10 games at home
Toronto is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing Buffalo
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Toronto's last 12 games when playing at home against Buffalo

Next up:
Buffalo at Carolina, Thursday, January 24
Toronto at Pittsburgh, Wednesday, January 23