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Buffalo Sabres at Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Lines and Trends

Amalie Arena hosts an NHL battle on the odds menu between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the visiting Buffalo Sabres on Sunday.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3.1-2.2 win for the Lightning. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Buffalo Sabres vs Tampa Bay Lightning Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Buffalo Sabres have seen them go 33-36-12 so far this season, while the Lightning are at 41-30-10. In totals betting, the Tampa Bay Lightning are 37-37-7, while the Sabres are 36-38-7. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tampa Bay vs Buffalo injuries news.

The Tampa Bay Lightning sit at No. 3 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Buffalo Sabres sit at a No. 15 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Tampa Bay Lightning No. 14-ranked offense (2.84 goals per game) against a Buffalo Sabres defense that ranks No. 20 at 2.88 goals per game allowed. The Lightning powerplay has clicked at a 22.88% rate while the Sabres have a 77.35% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Buffalo was a 3-0 loser in its last match on the road against the Panthers. They lost as +117 underdogs, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors.

In their last action, Tampa Bay was a 4-2 winner on the road against the Canadiens. Bettors on Tampa Bay at -111 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Betting Trends
  • Buffalo is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Buffalo is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Buffalo is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Buffalo is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games on the road
  • Tampa Bay is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Tampa Bay is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games at home
  • Tampa Bay is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games when playing Buffalo

Next Betting Matchups

Buffalo home to , Wednesday, December 31st
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