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Buffalo Sabres vs. New Jersey Devils

The fans at Prudential Center will be treated to a game between the Buffalo Sabres and the New Jersey Devils when they take their seats on Thursday.

Last time out for Buffalo, they were a 4-3 loser as they battled the Hurricanes on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Hurricanes at -130 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

The Devils were a 5-2 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Lightning. That made winners of bettors who got Tampa Bay at +110 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.

New Jersey:
Team record: 10-8-5 SU, ATS
Current streak: lost 6 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of last 14 games when playing at home against Buffalo
is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Buffalo

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

Buffalo:
Team record: 9-13-2 SU, ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 11 of last 14 games when playing on the road against New Jersey
is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against New Jersey
is 7-15 SU in its last 22 games
is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games on the road

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

Next up:
Buffalo at Philadelphia, Sunday, March 10
New Jersey at Carolina, Saturday, March 9