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NHL Betting Line Favors the Anaheim Ducks over the Buffalo Sabres Friday

Buffalo pays a visit to Anaheim on Friday, hoping to shut down the Ducks snipers in hockey action at Honda Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

NHL Hockey odds makers at Bovada had the Anaheim Ducks as -220 moneyline favorites in this betting matchup. Those over under betting saw the line open at 5 at BetOnline.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.3-1.5 win for the Ducks on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Buffalo Sabres vs Anaheim Ducks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Anaheim Ducks currently sport a record of 37-23-10. The Buffalo Sabres are 28-31-12. Betting totals have seen the Ducks post a 23-31-16 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Sabres have gone 32-32-7 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Anaheim vs Buffalo injuries news.

The Sabres - Ducks odds would favor the Sabres if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Anaheim is rated No. 25 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Buffalo is at No. 24.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Anaheim's No. 20-ranked offense, averaging 2.61 goals per game, against a Sabres defense that ranks No. 22 at 2.94 goals allowed. The Ducks power play is averaging 18.26% while the Sabres defense kills off 76.44% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Buffalo, they were a 2-0 loser as they battled the Kings on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Kings at -213 were rewarded, while the 2 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Last time out for Anaheim, they were a 2-1 winner as they battled the Blues at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Ducks at -140 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Buffalo is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Buffalo is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Buffalo's last 6 games
  • Buffalo is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Anaheim is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Anaheim is 4-9 ATS in its last 13 games at home
  • Anaheim is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Anaheim's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Buffalo at Detroit, Monday, March 20th
Anaheim at San Jose, Saturday, March 18th