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Buffalo Sabres at Detroit Red Wings Betting Odds Preview with Pick

The visiting Buffalo Sabres hope for a solid performance on Tuesday as they look to steal a win at Joe Louis Arena against the Detroit Red Wings.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Detroit Red Wings were listed earlier today as -180 moneyline favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada), while odds makers set the opening betting total around 5.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 0.2-0 result in favor of the Red Wings. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Buffalo Sabres vs Detroit Red Wings Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Detroit Red Wings bring a 12-8-4 record to the battle against the 10-12-2 Sabres. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Detroit go 6-13-5 so far and the Sabres go 5-10-9. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Buffalo injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 27 (Detroit Red Wings) and the No. 13 (Buffalo Sabres) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Detroit Red Wings No. 25-ranked offense (2.33 goals per game) against a Buffalo Sabres defense that ranks No. 15 at 2.58 goals per game allowed. The Red Wings powerplay has clicked at a 15.79% rate while the Sabres have a 75.41% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Sabres were a 4-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Predators. That made winners of bettors who got Buffalo at +174 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for OVER bettors.

In their last action, Detroit was a 2-1 loser at home against the Panthers. Bettors on Florida at +137 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 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
  • Buffalo is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Buffalo is 7-15 SU in its last 22 games on the road
  • Buffalo is 1-11 SU in its last 12 games when playing Detroit
  • Detroit is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • Detroit is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games when playing Buffalo
  • Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Buffalo

Next Betting Matchups

Buffalo home to Arizona, Friday, December 4th
Detroit home to Arizona, Thursday, December 3rd