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Boston Bruins vs Buffalo Sabres Odds Preview with Prediction

Boston Bruins


Buffalo Sabres
Thursday, October 30, 2014 7:00 PM ET
First Niagara Center

NHL betting odds interest swings to the Boston Bruins at Buffalo battle on Thursday at First Niagara Center as the Sabres try to defend home turf and reward moneyline betting fans.

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 -235 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

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 2.5-1 win for the Bruins. 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 Boston Bruins will look to vanquish their hosts on Thursday, as they are 5-6-0 this season, while the Sabres are 2-8-0. Boston is 3-7-1 against the total, while Buffalo is 3-7 versus 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. 4 heading into this contest.

How Boston Bruins vs Buffalo Sabres Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Buffalo Sabres No. 30-ranked offense (1.1 goals per game) against a Boston Bruins defense that ranks No. 11 at 2.55 goals per game allowed. The Sabres powerplay has clicked at a 0% rate while the Bruins have a 81.58% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Boston lost its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Wild on October 28. Bettors who backed the Wild at +159 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Buffalo was a 4-0 loser in its last match on the road against the Maple Leafs. They lost as +200 underdogs, while the total score of 4 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Boston Bruins vs Buffalo Sabres Betting Odds Trends

The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Boston's last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 7 games on the road
Boston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Buffalo
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games when playing on the road against Buffalo
Buffalo is 2-15 SU in its last 17 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Buffalo's last 5 games
Buffalo is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games at home
Buffalo is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Boston

Next Betting Matchups

Boston home to Ottawa, Saturday, November 1st
Buffalo at Pittsburgh, Saturday, November 1st