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

Boston Bruins


Buffalo Sabres
Saturday, October 18, 2014 7:00 PM ET
First Niagara Center

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

Boston Bruins vs Buffalo Sabres Opening Odds and Betting Line

If you're backing the visiting Boston Bruins in this one, they Bruins listed earlier today as favorites of -200 at most Sportsbooks, including Bovada. Those over/under total betting saw the number open in the area of 5, depending on the book.

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Computer Prediction: Boston Bruins vs Buffalo Sabres Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Bruins to win this game 2.4-1. 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 Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Buffalo Sabres currently sport a record of 1-4-0. The Boston Bruins are 2-4-0. Betting totals have seen the Sabres post a 3-2 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Bruins have gone 1-4-1 against the number. 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. 30 and the Boston Bruins at No. 3 heading into this contest.

How Boston Bruins vs Buffalo Sabres Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Buffalo Sabres No. 28-ranked offense (1.6 goals per game) against a Boston Bruins defense that ranks No. 18 at 2.83 goals per game allowed. The Sabres powerplay has clicked at a 0% rate while the Bruins have a 72.73% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Boston was a 6-4 loser in its last match on the road against the Canadiens. They lost as -105 underdogs, while the total score of 10 made winners of OVER bettors.

Last time out for Buffalo, they were a 1-0 loser as they battled the Panthers at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Panthers at -120 were rewarded, while the 1 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Boston Bruins vs Buffalo Sabres Betting Odds Trends

Boston is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Boston's last 8 games
Boston is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games when playing on the road against Buffalo
Buffalo is 1-11 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Buffalo's last 6 games
Buffalo is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Buffalo's last 5 games when playing at home against Boston

Next Betting Matchups

Boston home to San Jose, Tuesday, October 21st
Buffalo at Anaheim, Wednesday, October 22nd