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If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Friday when the Ottawa Senators and the Buffalo Sabres meet at First Niagara Center.
In their last action, Ottawa was a 6-2 loser on the road against the Penguins. Bettors on Pittsburgh at -220 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Last time out for Buffalo, they were a 2-1 loser as they battled the Red Wings on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Wings at -193 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Team record: 0-1-0 SU, ATS
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Ottawa
The total has gone OVER in 8 of last 10 games when playing at home against Ottawa
is 6-15 SU in its last 21 games when playing at home against Ottawa
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Colorado are 8-2
After playing Detroit are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6
Team record: 0-0-0 SU, ATS
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Buffalo
The total has gone OVER in 8 of last 10 games when playing on the road against Buffalo
is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Buffalo
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 7 games on the road
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Pittsburgh are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
Ottawa at Toronto, Saturday, October 5
Buffalo at Pittsburgh, Saturday, October 5