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Buffalo Sabres Battle vs Boston Bruins Highlights NHL Odds Menu

The visiting Buffalo Sabres hope for a solid performance on Saturday as they look to steal a win at TD Garden against the Boston Bruins.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Buffalo Sabres were listed as 175 underdogs on the NHL hockey moneyline earlier at Bet365. The over under total was set at 5 before betting started earlier on Saturday at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 2.8-2.4 result in favor of the Bruins. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Buffalo Sabres vs Boston Bruins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Buffalo Sabres will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 14-16-4 this season, while the Bruins are 19-10-4. Buffalo is 10-14-10 on the totals; Boston is 16-15-2. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Buffalo injuries news.

According to new NHL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 4-ranked Boston Bruins and the No. 17-rated Buffalo Sabres in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Boston Bruins No. 3-ranked offense (3.15 goals per game) against a Buffalo Sabres defense that ranks No. 17 at 2.62 goals per game allowed. The Bruins powerplay has clicked at a 28.89% rate while the Sabres have a 77.38% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Buffalo lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Blackhawks on December 19. Bettors who backed the Blackhawks at -157 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors to the payout window.

In their last action, Boston was a 2-0 loser at home against the Blues. Bettors on St. Louis at +136 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (2) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Betting Trends
  • Buffalo is 6-12 SU in its last 18 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Buffalo's last 5 games
  • Buffalo is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Buffalo's last 5 games on the road
  • Boston is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Boston's last 9 games
  • Boston is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Buffalo home to Washington, Monday, December 28th
Boston at Ottawa, Sunday, December 27th