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NHL Betting Line Favors the Boston Bruins over the Buffalo Sabres Saturday

The Buffalo Sabres look to emerge victorious in NHL odds action as the Boston Bruins arrive at KeyBank Center on Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Buffalo Sabres as 104 moneyline underdogs in this particular NHL betting matchup earlier. The over under total, meanwhile, was set early at 5 before betting started to move the line at Bet365.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 2.9-2.7 result in favor of the Sabres. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Boston Bruins vs Buffalo Sabres Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Sabres sit at 9-9-5 on the season; in comparison, the Boston Bruins are currently 13-10-1. Looking to wager on the totals? Buffalo is 7-14-2 OU, and Boston is 7-13-4 OU. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Buffalo vs Boston injuries news.

The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Buffalo Sabres at No. 19 and the Boston Bruins at No. 8 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Buffalo's No. 30-ranked offense, averaging 2.09 goals per game, against a Bruins defense that ranks No. 4 at 2.25 goals allowed. The Sabres power play is averaging 23.38% while the Bruins defense kills off 85.37% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Bruins were a 2-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Hurricanes. That made winners of bettors who got Boston at -172 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for OVER bettors.

Buffalo won its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Rangers on December 01. Bettors who backed the Sabres at +116 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • Boston is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Boston is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • Boston is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • Boston is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Buffalo is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Buffalo is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • Buffalo is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Buffalo's last 18 games

Next Betting Matchups

Boston home to Florida, Monday, December 5th
Buffalo at Washington, Monday, December 5th