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Vancouver Canucks vs Buffalo Sabres in NHL odds

Buffalo SabresVancouver Canucks
March 3, 10:00 PM | Rogers Arena

Buffalo Sabres vs Vancouver Canucks Odds

29-27-8TEAM RECORD41-16-8

Rogers Arena hosts an NHL battle between the Vancouver Canucks and the visiting Buffalo Sabres on Saturday.

The Canucks sit at 41-16-8 on the season; in comparison, the Sabres are currently 29-27-8. Looking to wager on the totals? Vancouver is 29-29-7 OU, and Buffalo is 26-35-3 OU.

View Buffalo vs Vancouver Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as +-210 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 5 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 3-ranked Canucks and the No. 28-rated Sabres in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Vancouver's No. 5-ranked offense (3.2 goals per game) against a Sabres defense that ranks No. 18 at 2.8 goals per game allowed. The Canucks powerplay has clicked at a 21.4% rate while the Sabres have a 80.9% rate on the penalty kill.

Buffalo was a 1-0 winner in its last match on the road against the Sharks. They won as +160 underdogs, while the total score of 1 made winners of UNDER bettors.

In their last action, Vancouver was a 2-0 winner at home against the Blues. Bettors on Vancouver at -165 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (2) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Buffalo Sabres Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Colorado are 7-3
After playing San Jose are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

Vancouver Canucks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing San Jose are 7-3
After playing St. Louis are 7-3
After a win are 6-4

A few Sabres at Canucks trends to consider:
Buffalo is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Buffalo's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Buffalo's last 5 games when playing on the road against Vancouver
Buffalo is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Vancouver is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
Vancouver5-0-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Buffalo
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Vancouver's last 5 games when playing at home against Buffalo
Vancouver is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games

Next up:
Buffalo at Winnipeg, Monday, March 5
Vancouver home to Dallas, Tuesday, March 6

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