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Moneyline Favors the Colorado Avalanche in Battle with the Buffalo Sabres – Betting Odds and Pick

The NHL hockey betting odds menu sees a clash between Colorado and Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday, with the host Avalanche trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who back them on the moneyline.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

NHL Hockey odds makers at Bovada had the Colorado Avalanche as -142 moneyline favorites in this betting matchup. Those over under betting saw the line open at 5.5 at BetOnline.

A 4-1.4 result in favor of the Avalanche is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Buffalo Sabres vs Colorado Avalanche Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Colorado will face the 6-17-4 Sabres. In totals betting, the Avalanche are 15-9-1 in over under betting so far this season while the Buffalo Sabres are 10-14-3. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Colorado vs Buffalo injuries news.

This game puts the Colorado Avalanche, most recently No. 10 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Buffalo Sabres, who rate a No. 31 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Colorado Avalanche No. 6-ranked offense (3.3 goals per game) against a Buffalo Sabres defense that ranks No. 28 at 3.4 goals per game allowed. The Avalanche powerplay has clicked at a 20% rate while the Sabres have a 81.08% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Buffalo lost its last outing, a 5-1 result against the Penguins on December 02. Bettors who backed the Penguins at -222 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent PUSH bettors to the payout window.

Last time out for Colorado, they were a 7-2 loser as they battled the Stars at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Stars at -106 were rewarded, while the 9 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Buffalo is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Buffalo is 1-11 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Buffalo's last 5 games
  • Buffalo is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Colorado is 11-4 ATS in its last 15 games
  • Colorado is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 13 of Colorado's last 18 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 6 games

Next Betting Matchups

Buffalo at Chicago, Friday, December 8th
Colorado at Tampa Bay, Thursday, December 7th