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Buffalo Sabres vs Ottawa Senators Pick and Betting Preview

The visiting Buffalo Sabres hope for a solid performance on Tuesday as they look to steal a win at Canadian Tire Centre against the Ottawa Senators.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Ottawa Senators as -145 favorites earlier today. The over under opened at 5.5 at MyBookie for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals.

A 3.1-2.5 result in favor of the Senators is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Buffalo Sabres vs Ottawa Senators Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Buffalo Sabres have seen them go 23-28-6 so far this season, while the Senators are at 25-26-6. In totals betting, the Ottawa Senators are 29-27-1, while the Sabres are 20-22-15. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Ottawa vs Buffalo injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 26-rated Buffalo Sabres taking on the No. 21-rated Ottawa Senators in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Ottawa's No. 7-ranked offense, averaging 2.86 goals per game, against a Sabres defense that ranks No. 23 at 2.81 goals allowed. The Senators power play is averaging 19.08% while the Sabres defense kills off 81.38% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Buffalo was a 4-1 winner at home against the Avalanche. Bettors on Buffalo at -105 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors home happy as well.

Ottawa was a 4-2 loser in its last match on the road against the Blue Jackets. They lost as +104 underdogs, while the total score of 6 made winners of OVER bettors.

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

Next Betting Matchups

Buffalo at Columbus, Friday, February 19th
Ottawa home to Carolina, Thursday, February 18th