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Buffalo Sabres at Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Odds Preview with Pick

The Pittsburgh Penguins battle the visiting Buffalo Sabres on Thursday in NHL betting odds action at Consol Energy Centre.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 1.8-1.5 victory for the Penguins. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Buffalo Sabres vs Pittsburgh Penguins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Pittsburgh Penguins currently sport a record of 5-4-0. The Buffalo Sabres are 3-6-0. Betting totals have seen the Penguins post a 0-7-2 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Sabres have gone 4-4-1 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs Buffalo injuries news.

This game puts the Pittsburgh Penguins, most recently No. 26 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Buffalo Sabres, who rate a No. 22 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Pittsburgh's No. 29-ranked offense, averaging 1.78 goals per game, against a Sabres defense that ranks No. 25 at 3.22 goals allowed. The Penguins power play is averaging 7.14% while the Sabres defense kills off 69.57% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Buffalo, they were a 4-3 winner as they battled the Flyers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Sabres at +169 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

The Penguins were a 3-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Capitals. That made winners of bettors who got Pittsburgh at +124 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Buffalo is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
  • Buffalo is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Buffalo's last 6 games on the road
  • Buffalo is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh
  • Pittsburgh is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games
  • Pittsburgh is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Pittsburgh's last 11 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Buffalo home to Philadelphia, Friday, October 30th
Pittsburgh at Toronto, Saturday, October 31st