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The Buffalo Sabres and the Florida Panthers will both be trying to pick up a win on Thursday when they battle at BB&T Center.

Last time out for Buffalo, they were a 2-1 winner as they battled the Lightning on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Sabres at +130 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

In their last action, Florida was a 6-4 winner at home against the Penguins. Bettors on Florida at +140 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (10) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Florida:
Team record: 6-9-4 SU, ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 13 of last 18 games when playing at home against Buffalo
is 8-15 SU in its last 23 games when playing Buffalo
is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against Buffalo
is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games

When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing NY Rangers are 5-5
After playing Pittsburgh are 4-6
After a win are 2-8

Buffalo:
Team record: 7-12-1 SU, ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games on the road
is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing on the road against Florida
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of last 18 games when playing on the road against Florida

When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Colorado are 8-2
After playing Tampa Bay are 7-3
After a win are 4-6

Next up:
Buffalo home to New Jersey, Saturday, March 2
Florida at Carolina, Saturday, March 2