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Dec 22, 7:00 PM | Air Canada Centre

Buffalo Sabres vs Toronto Maple Leafs Odds

16-14-3TEAM RECORD16-13-4

NHL wagering interest swings to the Toronto vs Buffalo battle on Thursday at Air Canada Centre as the Maple Leafs try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.

The Maple Leafs sit at 16-13-4 on the season; in comparison, the Sabres are currently 16-14-3. Looking to wager on the totals? Toronto is 20-13 OU, and Buffalo is 15-17-1 OU.

View Buffalo vs Toronto Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Maple Leafs in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -140 on most hockey betting menus for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 19 (Maple Leafs) and the No. 21 (Sabres) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Toronto's No. 8-ranked offense (3.1 goals per game) against a Sabres defense that ranks No. 20 at 3 goals per game allowed. The Maple Leafs powerplay has clicked at a 21.4% rate while the Sabres have a 83.3% rate on the penalty kill.

In their last action, Buffalo was a 4-1 loser on the road against the Senators. Bettors on Ottawa at -115 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

The Maple Leafs were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Kings. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at +105 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Buffalo Sabres Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Colorado are 7-3
After playing Ottawa are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5

Toronto Maple Leafs Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 8-2
Before playing San Jose are 5-5-2
After playing Los Angeles are 3-3-2
After a loss are 4-6

A few Sabres at Maple Leafs trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Buffalo's last 5 games when playing Toronto
Buffalo is 14-4 SU in its last 18 games when playing Toronto
Buffalo is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games when playing on the road against Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Buffalo's last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games when playing Buffalo
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Toronto's last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Toronto's last 12 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Toronto's last 9 games when playing at home against Buffalo

Next up:
Buffalo home to Washington, Monday, December 26
Toronto at NY Islanders, Friday, December 23

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