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Buffalo Sabres take on Capitals in NHL Betting Odds

NHL betting odds interest swings to the Buffalo Sabres at Washington battle on Monday at Verizon Center as the Capitals try to defend home turf and reward moneyline betting fans.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Washington Capitals as -205 moneyline favorites in this particular NHL betting matchup earlier. The over under total, meanwhile, was set early at 5 before betting started to move the line at Bet365.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 3.1-2.6 win for the Sabres on Monday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Buffalo Sabres vs Washington Capitals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Buffalo Sabres will try to spoil to the party on Monday; they are 9-10-5 this season, while the Capitals are 13-7-3. Buffalo is 7-15-2 on the totals; Washington is 9-10-4. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Buffalo injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 18-rated Buffalo Sabres taking on the No. 15-rated Washington Capitals in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Washington Capitals No. 20-ranked offense (2.52 goals per game) against a Buffalo Sabres defense that ranks No. 12 at 2.58 goals per game allowed. The Capitals powerplay has clicked at a 14.47% rate while the Sabres have a 77.22% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Washington lost its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Lightning on December 03. Bettors who backed the Lightning at -102 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • Buffalo is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Buffalo is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Buffalo's last 19 games
  • Buffalo is 9-4 ATS in its last 13 games on the road
  • Washington is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Washington is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • Washington is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Washington is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Buffalo home to Edmonton, Tuesday, December 6th
Washington home to Boston, Wednesday, December 7th