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Buffalo Sabres Face the Ottawa Senators: NHL Odds and Betting Stats

Fans betting on NHL look for value at Canadian Tire Centre on Tuesday as the host Ottawa Senators battle the Buffalo Sabres in hockey odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NHL betting line for this matchup, Ottawa sat as -171 favorites over at BetOnline. The total was set at 5.5 at Bovada but may move closer to puck drop.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 3.5-2 result in favor of the Senators today. 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

The Ottawa Senators are 23-20-6 so far on the season. The Buffalo Sabres, meanwhile, are 19-25-4. OVER/UNDER betting fans have seen Ottawa go 23-25-1 and the Sabres go 15-20-13 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Ottawa vs Buffalo injuries news.

It's an NHL hockey betting matchup between the No. 25-rated Ottawa Senators and the No. 23-ranked Buffalo Sabres, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Ottawa Senators No. 7-ranked offense (2.8 goals per game) against a Buffalo Sabres defense that ranks No. 22 at 2.73 goals per game allowed. The Senators powerplay has clicked at a 18.88% rate while the Sabres have a 80.33% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Sabres were a 6-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Rangers. That made winners of bettors who got New York at -179 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors.

Last time out for Ottawa, they were a 3-0 winner as they battled the Rangers at home. 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 4-10 SU in its last 14 games
  • Buffalo is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing Ottawa
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Buffalo's last 9 games when playing Ottawa
  • Buffalo is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Ottawa
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Ottawa's last 5 games
  • Ottawa is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Ottawa's last 6 games at home
  • Ottawa is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Buffalo

Next Betting Matchups

Buffalo at Montreal, Wednesday, February 3rd
Ottawa at Pittsburgh, Tuesday, February 2nd