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NHL HOCKEY

Montreal Canadiens vs. Buffalo Sabres

Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Thursday when the Montreal Canadiens and the Buffalo Sabres meet at First Niagara Center.

Montreal lost its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Bruins on February 6. Bettors who backed the Bruins at +100 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

The Sabres were a 4-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Senators. That made winners of bettors who got Ottawa at -145 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.

Buffalo:
Team record: 3-6-1 SU, ATS
Current streak: lost 3 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games at home
is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing Montreal
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of last 16 games when playing Montreal

When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Colorado are 8-2
After playing Ottawa are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7

Montreal:
Team record: 6-3-0 SU, ATS

is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of last 16 games when playing Buffalo
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 7 games when playing on the road against Buffalo

When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Toronto are 6-4
After playing Boston are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

Next up:
Montreal home to Toronto, Saturday, February 9
Buffalo at NY Islanders, Saturday, February 9