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Dallas Stars favored by -201 against Buffalo on Saturday NHL Odds Menu

The visiting Buffalo Sabres hope for a solid performance on Saturday as they look to steal a win at American Airlines Center against the Dallas Stars.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Dallas Stars as -201 moneyline favorites in this particular NHL betting matchup earlier. The over under total, meanwhile, was set early at 6 before betting started to move the line at Bet365.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 2.9-2.7 win for the Stars. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Buffalo Sabres vs Dallas Stars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Dallas Stars sport a record of 7-6-0 heading into this matchup, while the Buffalo Sabres sit at 4-7-2 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 7-6 for the Stars and 8-4-1 for the Sabres. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Dallas vs Buffalo injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Dallas Stars rated this week at No. 8 and the Buffalo Sabres sitting at No. 31.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Dallas Stars No. 22-ranked offense (2.77 goals per game) against a Buffalo Sabres defense that ranks No. 28 at 3.69 goals per game allowed. The Stars powerplay has clicked at a 30.77% rate while the Sabres have a 83.33% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Buffalo won its last outing, a 5-4 result against the Coyotes on November 02. Bettors who backed the Sabres at +113 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

The Stars were a 5-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Jets. That made winners of bettors who got Winnipeg at -105 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Buffalo is 5-14 SU in its last 19 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Buffalo's last 7 games
  • Buffalo is 5-14 SU in its last 19 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Buffalo's last 6 games on the road
  • Dallas is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Dallas is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Dallas's last 7 games
  • Dallas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Buffalo home to Washington, Tuesday, November 7th
Dallas home to Winnipeg, Monday, November 6th