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If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Thursday when the Buffalo Sabres and the Toronto Maple Leafs meet at Air Canada Centre.
Buffalo lost its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Jets on February 19. Bettors who backed the Jets at +130 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Last time out for Toronto, they were a 4-2 loser as they battled the Lightning on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Lightning at -155 were rewarded, while the 6 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.
Team record: 10-7-0 SU, ATS
is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Buffalo
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games at home
is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of last 11 games
When playing on Thursday are 2-8
Before playing San Jose are 5-5-1
After playing Tampa Bay are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4
Team record: 6-10-1 SU, ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of last 13 games when playing on the road against Toronto
is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 8 of last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 6 games
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Colorado are 8-2
After playing Winnipeg are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
Buffalo home to NY Islanders, Saturday, February 23
Toronto at Ottawa, Saturday, February 23