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Buffalo Sabres take on Flames in NHL Betting Odds

NHL betting odds interest swings to the Buffalo Sabres at Calgary battle on Tuesday at Scotiabank Saddledome as the Flames try to defend home turf and reward moneyline betting fans.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NHL betting line for this matchup, Calgary sat as 108 favorites over at BetOnline. The total was set at 5.5 at Bovada but may move closer to puck drop.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 2.8-2.7 win for the Sabres. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Buffalo Sabres vs Calgary Flames Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Buffalo Sabres have seen them go 1-1-0 so far this season, while the Flames are at 0-2-1. In totals betting, the Calgary Flames are 2-1, while the Sabres are 1-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Calgary vs Buffalo injuries news.

This game puts the Calgary Flames, most recently No. 16 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Buffalo Sabres, who rate a No. 9 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Calgary's No. 24-ranked offense, averaging 2.67 goals per game, against a Sabres defense that ranks No. 16 at 3 goals allowed. The Flames power play is averaging 10% while the Sabres defense kills off 100% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Sabres were a 6-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Oilers. That made winners of bettors who got Buffalo at +158 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for OVER bettors.

Last time out for Calgary, they were a 2-1 loser as they battled the Canucks on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Canucks at -113 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Buffalo is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • Buffalo is 4-1 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
  • Buffalo is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Calgary
  • Calgary is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Calgary's last 6 games
  • Calgary is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Calgary's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Buffalo at Vancouver, Thursday, October 20th
Calgary home to Carolina, Thursday, October 20th