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Colorado Avalanche Host Buffalo Sabres in NHL Betting Action

The Colorado Avalanche get a visit from the Buffalo Sabres in NHL Betting Odds action on Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

NHL Hockey odds makers at Bovada had the Colorado Avalanche as 113 moneyline underdogs in this betting matchup. Those over under betting saw the line open at 5 at BetOnline.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Sabres to win this game 3.7-1.8. 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

This season the Colorado Avalanche are 16-40-3 overall while the Buffalo Sabres are 26-24-10. As for the totals, Colorado is 23-26-10 on the OU, and Buffalo is 25-29-6. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Colorado vs Buffalo injuries news.

The Sabres - Avalanche odds would favor the Sabres if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Colorado is rated No. 30 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Buffalo is at No. 17.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Colorado's No. 30-ranked offense, averaging 1.97 goals per game, against a Sabres defense that ranks No. 14 at 2.8 goals allowed. The Avalanche power play is averaging 14.04% while the Sabres defense kills off 75.14% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Buffalo lost its last outing, a 5-1 result against the Blackhawks on February 19. Bettors who backed the Blackhawks at -147 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Colorado was a 4-2 loser in its last match on the road against the Predators. They lost as +243 underdogs, while the total score of 6 made winners of OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Buffalo is 11-4 ATS in its last 15 games
  • Buffalo is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • Buffalo is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Buffalo is 7-16 SU in its last 23 games on the road
  • Colorado is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Colorado is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games
  • Colorado is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Colorado is 3-18 SU in its last 21 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Buffalo at Arizona, Sunday, February 26th
Colorado at Philadelphia, Tuesday, February 28th