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Buffalo Sabres at Philadelphia Flyers Betting Lines and Trends

Wells Fargo Center hosts an NHL battle on the odds menu between the Philadelphia Flyers and the visiting Buffalo Sabres on Thursday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Philadelphia Flyers as -165 moneyline favorites in this particular NHL betting matchup earlier. The over under total, meanwhile, was set early at 5.5 before betting started to move the line at Bet365.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Flyers to win this game 3.5-2.1. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Buffalo Sabres vs Philadelphia Flyers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Buffalo Sabres will look to vanquish their hosts on Thursday, as they are 8-17-6 this season, while the Flyers are 12-11-7. Buffalo is 11-17-3 against the total, while Philadelphia is 15-13-2 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Philadelphia vs Buffalo injuries news.

The Sabres - Flyers odds would favor the Flyers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Philadelphia is rated No. 15 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Buffalo is at No. 29.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Philadelphia's No. 19-ranked offense, averaging 2.9 goals per game, against a Sabres defense that ranks No. 27 at 3.35 goals allowed. The Flyers power play is averaging 19% while the Sabres defense kills off 81.44% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Buffalo was a 3-2 winner in its last match at home against the Senators. They won as favorites, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors.

In their last action, Philadelphia was a 4-2 winner at home against the Maple Leafs. Bettors on Philadelphia at -115 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent PUSH bettors home happy as well.

Betting Trends
  • Buffalo is 3-13 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Buffalo's last 9 games
  • Buffalo is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Buffalo's last 6 games on the road
  • Philadelphia is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Philadelphia is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games
  • Philadelphia is 15-6 SU in its last 21 games when playing Buffalo

Next Betting Matchups

Buffalo home to Carolina, Friday, December 15th
Philadelphia home to Dallas, Saturday, December 16th