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The New York Islanders and the Buffalo Sabres will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at First Niagara Center.
Last time out for New York, they were a 4-3 winner as they battled the Canadiens on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Islanders at +131 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
In their last action, Buffalo was a 3-1 loser on the road against the Maple Leafs. Bettors on Toronto at -120 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Team record: 6-11-1 SU, ATS
Current streak: lost 3 straight games.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of last 11 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 8 of last 11 games when playing at home against NY Islanders
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 9 games when playing NY Islanders
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Colorado are 8-2
After playing Toronto are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7
Team record: 7-9-1 SU, ATS
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the NY Islanders last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of the NY Islanders last 11 games when playing on the road against Buffalo
The total has gone OVER in 7 of the NY Islanders last 10 games on the road
NY Islanders are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games on the road
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing New Jersey are 2-8
After playing Montreal are 3-7
After a win are 5-5
NY Islanders home to Carolina, Sunday, February 24
Buffalo at Tampa Bay, Tuesday, February 26