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Buffalo Sabres Visit Los Angeles Kings Betting Lines and Pick for NHL Clash

The Los Angeles Kings will try to be nasty hosts on Saturday when the Buffalo Sabres pay a visit to STAPLES Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Los Angeles Kings in this one found them earlier as -196 favorites on the NHL money line at Bet365. Betting the over under total instead? It was hovering near 5.5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Kings to win this game 4.5-1.2. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Buffalo Sabres vs Los Angeles Kings Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the Los Angeles Kings are 2-0-1 overall while the Buffalo Sabres are 0-3-1. As for the totals, Los Angeles is 1-1-1 on the OU, and Buffalo is 2-1-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Buffalo injuries news.

The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Los Angeles Kings at No. 9 and the Buffalo Sabres at No. 28 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Los Angeles's No. 17-ranked offense, averaging 3 goals per game, against a Sabres defense that ranks No. 31 at 4.5 goals allowed. The Kings power play is averaging 0% while the Sabres defense kills off 92.86% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Buffalo, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Sharks on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Sharks at -170 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Los Angeles lost its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Flames on October 11. Bettors who backed the Flames at +131 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • Buffalo is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Buffalo is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • Buffalo is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Buffalo is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Los Angeles is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Los Angeles is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Los Angeles's last 6 games when playing Buffalo
  • Los Angeles is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Buffalo

Next Betting Matchups

Buffalo at Anaheim, Sunday, October 15th
Los Angeles home to New York, Sunday, October 15th