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New York Rangers vs. Buffalo Sabres

The New York Rangers and the Buffalo Sabres will both be trying to pick up a win on Thursday when they battle at First Niagara Center.

New York lost its last outing, a 5-2 result against the Jets on December 2. Bettors who backed the Jets at +168 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

The Sabres were a 1-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Devils. That made winners of bettors who got New Jersey at -170 on the moneyline, while the total score (1) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Buffalo:
Team record: 6-20-2 SU, ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing at home against NY Rangers
is 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against NY Rangers
is 2-6 SU in their last 8 games when playing NY Rangers
is 3-12 SU in its last 15 games at home

When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Colorado are 7-3
After playing New Jersey are 2-8
After a loss are 3-7

New York:
Team record: 14-14-0 SU, ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of the NY Rangers last 5 games when playing on the road against Buffalo
NY Rangers are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games on the road
NY Rangers are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games when playing Buffalo
NY Rangers are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Buffalo

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

Next up:
NY Rangers home to New Jersey, Saturday, December 7
Buffalo at Montreal, Saturday, December 7