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Buffalo Sabres Visit Carolina Hurricanes Betting Lines and Pick for NHL Clash

The visiting Buffalo Sabres hope for a solid performance on Saturday as they look to steal a win at PNC Arena against the Carolina Hurricanes.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.5-2.1 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 Hurricanes sit at 15-12-7 on the season; in comparison, the Buffalo Sabres are currently 9-19-7. Looking to wager on the totals? Carolina is 16-16-2 OU, and Buffalo is 13-19-3 OU. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Carolina vs Buffalo injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 26 (Carolina Hurricanes) and the No. 31 (Buffalo Sabres) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Carolina Hurricanes No. 24-ranked offense (2.79 goals per game) against a Buffalo Sabres defense that ranks No. 27 at 3.31 goals per game allowed. The Hurricanes powerplay has clicked at a 15.18% rate while the Sabres have a 82.41% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Buffalo won its last outing, a 4-2 result against the Flyers on December 22. Bettors who backed the Sabres at +110 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Last time out for Carolina, they were a 4-1 winner as they battled the Predators on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Hurricanes at +142 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Buffalo is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Buffalo is 4-16 SU in its last 20 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Buffalo's last 7 games
  • Buffalo is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Carolina is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Carolina's last 7 games
  • Carolina is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Carolina is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Buffalo at New York, Wednesday, December 27th
Carolina home to Montreal, Wednesday, December 27th