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Buffalo Sabres vs Minnesota Wild Odds - Thursday January 2 2014

Buffalo Sabres

vs

Minnesota Wild
Thursday, January 02, 2014 8:00 PM ET
Xcel Energy Center
Matchup - Best Odds
BUF at MIN
 
11-25-4
20-17-5
Best BUF Line +167
Best MIN Line -175
Best Over 5
Best Under 5
Power Ranking
Buffalo 30
Minnesota 21
Betting Odds Preview
Buffalo Sabres at Minnesota Wild
NHL wagering interest swings to the Minnesota vs Buffalo battle on Thursday at Xcel Energy Center as the Wild try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.

The Wild bring a 20-17-5 record to the battle against the 11-25-4 Sabres. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Minnesota go 12-21-9 so far and the Sabres go 11-22-7.
Odds - Moneyline / Spread
Moneyline Spread
Opening
+169
-186
+1.5 -1.5
+165
-175
+1.5 -170 -1.5 +160
+165
-190
   
+160
-190
+1.5 -190 -1.5 +160
+160
-180
   
+165
-182
+1.5 -180 -1.5 +160
+160
-180
   
+167
-195
+1.5 -170 -1.5 +150
+164
-181
+1.5 -172 -1.5 +158
Total - Over / Under
Total
Opening
5
   
5
o +115 u -125
5
o +110 u -130
5
o +110 u -130
5
o +110 u -130
5
o +118 u -130
5
o +110 u -130
5
o +115 u -135
5
o +113 u -127
Consensus - Current Bets
Moneyline Over/Under
40%
60%
33%
67%
+169 -186 > 5 < 5
Smart Chart
  • BUF
  • 1.77
  • 2.83
  • 12.30
  • 81.75
  • 26.50
  • 34.60
  • -1.06
  •  
  • offense
  • defense
  • power play percentage
  • penalty kill percentage
  • shots for
  • shots against
  • differential
  • MIN
  • 2.31
  • 2.60
  • 18.94
  • 78.95
  • 27.64
  • 27.21
  • -0.29
Team Record
Buffalo Sabres
All Last 10 vs Div vs EAST vs WEST
record Home Away Fave Dog O/U
21-51-10 13-21-7 8-30-3 0-1-1 20-50-9 29-39-14
1-7-2 1-1-2 0-6-0 0-0-0 1-7-2 5-2-3
7-18-5 5-7-3 2-11-2 0-1-0 7-17-5 9-16-5
14-31-9 9-12-6 5-19-3 0-1-0 14-30-9 19-26-9
7-20-1 4-9-1 3-11-0 1-0-1 6-20-0 10-13-5
Team Record
Minnesota Wild
All Last 10 vs Div vs EAST vs WEST
record Home Away Fave Dog O/U
43-27-12 26-10-5 17-17-7 26-8-4 15-18-7 27-35-20
6-3-1 3-2-0 3-1-1 2-2-0 4-1-1 5-3-2
14-12-3 9-5-1 5-7-2 8-3-0 6-9-3 11-11-7
17-11-4 12-3-1 5-8-3 16-3-2 2-7-1 10-15-7
26-16-8 14-7-4 12-9-4 13-5-2 13-11-6 17-20-13
Recent Form
  • BUF
  • 11-25-4
  • -1200
  • 1.77
  • 2.83
  • 1-1
  • 10-28
  • 11-22-7
  •  
  • record
  • money
  • offense
  • defense
  • fave record
  • dog record
  • O/U Record
  • MIN
  • 20-17-5
  • -613
  • 2.31
  • 2.60
  • 16-7
  • 4-15
  • 12-21-9
Head to Head Summary
  • BUF
  • 5-5-0
  • 2-7-1
  • 2.10
  • 30.50
  • 3
  • 8.82
  • 80.00
  •  
  • record
  • O/U
  • score
  • shots
  • power play goals
  • power play percentage
  • penalty kill percentage
  • MIN
  • 5-3-2
  • 2-7-1
  • 2.40
  • 27.10
  • 7
  • 20.00
  • 91.18
Head to Head Detail
Search NHL Database Score Line O/U Shots
MIN BUF
2 1
+137 MIN +137
Under  
23 20
   
   
MIN BUF
1 3
+212 -212 BUF
Under  
37 25
   
   
BUF MIN
3 2
+140 BUF -140
Under  
33 26
   
   
MIN BUF
3 2
+180 MIN -180
Under  
45 33
   
   
BUF MIN
4 3
+140 BUF -140
Over  
24 33
   
   
MIN BUF
5 1
+210 MIN -210
Over  
36 31
   
   
BUF MIN
3 2
+100 BUF +100
Under  
30 36
   
   
BUF MIN
2 3
+175 -175 MIN
Over  
17 24
   
   
MIN BUF
3 1
+135 MIN -135
Under  
33 21
   
   
BUF MIN
1 0
+185 BUF -185
Under  
27 22
   
   
Betting Odds Trends
Buffalo Sabres
Betting Odds Trends
Minnesota Wild
Injuries
Buffalo Sabres
  • No Injuries
Injuries
Minnesota Wild
  • Niklas Backstrom G O (abdomen)
  • Keith Ballard D O (groin)
  • Mikael Granlund F D2D (upper body)
  • Josh Harding G O (illness)
  • Darcy Kuemper G D2D (lower body)
  • Mike Rupp F O (suspension)
  • Jason Zucker F O (knee)
Last 5 Games
Buffalo Sabres
Date OPP Score SU Line Shots SA PP PK Goalie
Dec 31, 2013 WPG 0-3 L +160 27 26 0/4 3/3 Al Montoya
Dec 29, 2013 WAS 2-1 W +115 17 50 0/0 2/2 Philipp Grubauer
Dec 27, 2013 TOR 3-4 L +145 35 42 1/1 2/3 Jonathan Bernier
Dec 23, 2013 PHO 2-1 W +135 32 37 0/3 5/5 Mike Smith
Dec 21, 2013 BOS 1-4 L +245 35 39 0/6 2/3 Tuukka Rask
Minnesota Wild
Date OPP Score SU Line Shots SA PP PK Goalie
Dec 31, 2013 STL 1-2 L +120 25 23 0/3 1/1 Brian Elliott
Dec 29, 2013 NYI 4-5 L -210 37 31 0/4 3/3 Kevin Poulin
Dec 27, 2013 WPG 4-6 L +110 29 38 1/3 2/2 Al Montoya
Dec 23, 2013 PHI 1-4 L +135 27 31 1/5 3/4 Steve Mason
Dec 22, 2013 NYR 1-4 L +101 25 36 0/2 1/2 Cameron Talbot
Offensive Comparison
Buffalo Sabres
Minnesota Wild
Goals Scored Shots For Power Play %
1.77 2.31
26.50 27.64
12.30 18.94
Goals Scored Road vs. Home Shots on Goal Last 10 H2H Power Play % Road vs. Home
1.61 2.71
30.50 27.10
10.34 19.70
Defensive Comparison
Buffalo Sabres
Minnesota Wild
Goals Allowed Shots Allowed Penalty Kill %
2.83 2.60
34.60 27.21
81.75 78.95
Goals Allowed Road vs. Home Goals Allowed Last 10 H2H Penalty Kill % Road vs. Home
3.00 2.00
2.10 2.40
77.97 83.05
Supergrid
STAT Rank STAT Rank
Away Team Overall Scoring vs Home Team Overall Defense 1.77 30 2.60 11
Away Team Away Scoring vs Home Team Home Defense 1.61 30 2.00 6
Away Team Road Powerplay vs Home Team Home Penalty Kill 10.34 28 83.05 16
Home Team Overall Scoring vs Away Team Overall Defense 2.31 29 2.83 16
Home Team Home Scoring vs Away Team Road Defense 2.71 18 3.00 19
Home Team Home Power Play vs Away Team Road Penalty Kill 19.70 13 77.97 22