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Buffalo Sabres at Colorado Avalanche Betting Odds Preview with Pick

The Colorado Avalanche look to emerge victorious in NHL odds action as the Buffalo Sabres arrive at Pepsi Center on Wednesday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Buffalo Sabres opened as 140 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including BetOnline. The total opened at 5 for those preferring over under betting, watch for the line updates during the day at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 2.8-2.6 win for the Sabres on Wednesday. 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 19-23-4 Sabres. In totals betting, the Avalanche are 22-24-1 in over under betting so far this season while the Buffalo Sabres are 15-18-13. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Colorado vs Buffalo injuries news.

The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Colorado Avalanche at No. 18 and the Buffalo Sabres at No. 23 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Colorado's No. 8-ranked offense, averaging 2.79 goals per game, against a Sabres defense that ranks No. 17 at 2.67 goals allowed. The Avalanche power play is averaging 20.89% while the Sabres defense kills off 79.28% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Buffalo won its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Coyotes on January 18. Bettors who backed the Sabres at +127 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

In their last action, Colorado was a 2-1 winner on the road against the Jets. Bettors on Colorado at +117 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Betting Trends
  • Buffalo is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Buffalo is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Buffalo is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Colorado
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Buffalo's last 5 games when playing Colorado
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games
  • Colorado is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 6 games at home
  • Colorado is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Buffalo

Next Betting Matchups

Buffalo home to Detroit, Friday, January 22nd
Colorado home to St. Louis, Friday, January 22nd