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The Toronto Maple Leafs and the Buffalo Sabres will meet on the ice at First Niagara Center on Thursday in a battle of division rivals.
Last time out for Toronto, they were a 4-2 winner as they battled the Lightning at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Maple Leafs at -143 were rewarded, while the 6 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.
The Sabres were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Canadiens. That made winners of bettors who got Buffalo at +190 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Team record: 11-15-4 SU, ATS
is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games when playing at home against Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 10 of last 15 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games when playing at home against Toronto
is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Colorado are 8-2
After playing Montreal are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
Team record: 16-12-2 SU, ATS
The total has gone OVER in 9 of last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games on the road
is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games when playing Buffalo
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games when playing on the road against Buffalo
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing San Jose are 5-5-1
After playing Tampa Bay are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
Toronto home to Boston, Saturday, March 23
Buffalo at Montreal, Saturday, March 23