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Tampa Bay Lightning Host Buffalo Sabres in NHL Betting Action

The Tampa Bay Lightning battle the visiting Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday in NHL betting odds action at Amalie Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NHL betting line for this matchup, Tampa Bay sat as -255 favorites over at BetOnline. The total was set at 5 at Bovada but may move closer to puck drop.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 2.3-1.7 result in favor of the Lightning today. 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

7-7-2 Tampa Bay battles the Sabres, currently with a 6-8-0 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 5-9-2 for the Lightning and 5-6-3 for the Sabres. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tampa Bay vs Buffalo injuries news.

It's an NHL hockey betting matchup between the No. 12-rated Tampa Bay Lightning and the No. 22-ranked Buffalo Sabres, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Tampa Bay Lightning No. 22-ranked offense (2.38 goals per game) against a Buffalo Sabres defense that ranks No. 22 at 2.93 goals per game allowed. The Lightning powerplay has clicked at a 18% rate while the Sabres have a 75.76% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Buffalo was a 3-2 winner at home against the Canucks. Bettors on Buffalo at +137 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors home happy as well.

Last time out for Tampa Bay, they were a 1-0 loser as they battled the Wild on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Wild at -116 were rewarded, while the 1 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Buffalo is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • Buffalo is 4-13 SU in its last 17 games on the road
  • Buffalo is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Tampa Bay
  • The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Buffalo's last 15 games when playing Tampa Bay
  • Tampa Bay is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Tampa Bay's last 8 games
  • Tampa Bay is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Buffalo at Florida, Thursday, November 12th
Tampa Bay home to Calgary, Thursday, November 12th