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Buffalo Sabres at New York Rangers Betting Odds Preview with Pick

The visiting Buffalo Sabres hope for a solid performance on Monday as they look to steal a win at Madison Square Garden against the New York Rangers.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 2.8-2.6 result in favor of 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 New York Rangers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The New York Rangers sport a record of 26-17-5 heading into this matchup, while the Buffalo Sabres sit at 19-25-4 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 20-20-8 for the Rangers and 15-20-13 for the Sabres. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Buffalo injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the New York Rangers rated this week at No. 24 and the Buffalo Sabres sitting at No. 23.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits New York's No. 5-ranked offense, averaging 2.83 goals per game, against a Sabres defense that ranks No. 17 at 2.67 goals allowed. The Rangers power play is averaging 18.11% while the Sabres defense kills off 80.51% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Sabres were a 3-0 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Red Wings. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at -130 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for OVER bettors.

Last time out for New York, they were a 3-0 loser as they battled the Senators on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Senators at +124 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Buffalo is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games
  • Buffalo is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing NY Rangers
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Buffalo's last 6 games when playing NY Rangers
  • Buffalo is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against NY Rangers
  • NY Rangers is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • NY Rangers is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Buffalo
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Rangers's last 6 games when playing Buffalo
  • NY Rangers is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Buffalo

Next Betting Matchups

Buffalo at Ottawa, Tuesday, January 26th
New York at New Jersey, Tuesday, February 2nd