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Buffalo Sabres at Carolina Hurricanes Betting Lines and Trends

The Carolina Hurricanes will look to bolster their win total and reward fans moneyline betting when the Buffalo Sabres invade PNC Arena on Saturday.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.5-1.9 victory for the Hurricanes. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Buffalo Sabres vs Carolina Hurricanes Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Carolina Hurricanes currently sport a record of 12-11-7. The Buffalo Sabres are 12-11-6. Betting totals have seen the Hurricanes post a 11-12-5 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Sabres have gone 8-15-4 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Carolina vs Buffalo injuries news.

The Carolina Hurricanes sit at No. 6 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Buffalo Sabres sit at a No. 19 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Carolina's No. 15-ranked offense, averaging 2.67 goals per game, against a Sabres defense that ranks No. 10 at 2.66 goals allowed. The Hurricanes power play is averaging 21.74% while the Sabres defense kills off 73.33% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Buffalo, they were a 4-1 loser as they battled the Capitals at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Capitals at -124 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.

Carolina lost its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Sharks on December 10. Bettors who backed the Sharks at -172 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • Buffalo is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Buffalo is 10-4 ATS in its last 14 games on the road
  • Buffalo is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Buffalo is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Carolina is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Carolina is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Carolina's last 5 games
  • Carolina is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Buffalo at Florida, Tuesday, December 20th
Carolina home to Detroit, Monday, December 19th