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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Monday when the Buffalo Sabres and the Toronto Maple Leafs meet at Air Canada Centre.

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.

Toronto:
Team record: 1-0-0 SU, ATS

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Buffalo
The total has gone OVER in 7 of last 10 games at home
is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing Buffalo
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of last 12 games when playing at home against Buffalo

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

Buffalo:
Team record: 1-0-0 SU, ATS

The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 7 games
is 16-7 SU in its last 23 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of last 12 games when playing on the road against Toronto

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

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