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Buffalo Sabres vs Edmonton Oilers in NHL Odds

The Edmonton Oilers battle the visiting Buffalo Sabres on Sunday in NHL betting odds action at Rexall Place.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're going with the Edmonton Oilers in this one, they were listed as moneyline favorites of -133 on most NHL hockey betting menus (such as Bovada) early today for Sunday's contest. The over-under total was at 5 earlier at Bet365.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 2.7-2.6 win for the Sabres. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Buffalo Sabres vs Edmonton Oilers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Oilers sit at 10-15-2 on the season; in comparison, the Buffalo Sabres are currently 11-12-3. Looking to wager on the totals? Edmonton is 14-11-2 OU, and Buffalo is 7-10-9 OU. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Edmonton vs Buffalo injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 15 (Edmonton Oilers) and the No. 12 (Buffalo Sabres) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Edmonton Oilers No. 22-ranked offense (2.48 goals per game) against a Buffalo Sabres defense that ranks No. 18 at 2.65 goals per game allowed. The Oilers powerplay has clicked at a 18.99% rate while the Sabres have a 75.76% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Buffalo won its last outing, a 5-2 result against the Coyotes on December 04. Bettors who backed the Sabres at -146 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Last time out for Edmonton, they were a 2-1 winner as they battled the Stars at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Oilers at +126 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Buffalo is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
  • Buffalo is 7-16 SU in its last 23 games on the road
  • Buffalo is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing Edmonton
  • Buffalo is 8-12-3 SU in its last 23 games when playing Edmonton
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Edmonton's last 5 games
  • Edmonton is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • Edmonton is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing Buffalo
  • Edmonton is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Buffalo

Next Betting Matchups

Buffalo at Vancouver, Monday, December 7th
Edmonton home to San Jose, Wednesday, December 9th