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Buffalo Sabres vs. Florida Panthers

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 loser as they battled the Lightning on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Lightning at -121 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

In their last action, Florida was a 3-2 loser on the road against the Maple Leafs. Bettors on Toronto at -156 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Florida:
Team record: 9-19-6 SU, ATS
Current streak: lost 3 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of last 19 games when playing at home against Buffalo
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 6 games at home
is 8-16 SU in its last 24 games when playing Buffalo

When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing NY Rangers are 5-5
After playing Toronto are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8

Buffalo:
Team record: 13-16-4 SU, ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games on the road
is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Florida
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of last 19 games when playing on the road against Florida
is 16-8 SU in its last 24 games when playing Florida

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

Next up:
Buffalo home to Washington, Saturday, March 30
Florida home to New Jersey, Saturday, March 30