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Carolina Hurricanes take on Sabres in NHL Betting Odds

The Buffalo Sabres battle the visiting Carolina Hurricanes on Friday in NHL betting odds action at KeyBank Center.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3-2.6 victory for the Sabres. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Carolina Hurricanes vs Buffalo Sabres Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Buffalo will face the 12-11-7 Hurricanes. In totals betting, the Sabres are 11-18-3 in over under betting so far this season while the Carolina Hurricanes are 14-14-2. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Buffalo vs Carolina injuries news.

The Buffalo Sabres sit at No. 29 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Carolina Hurricanes sit at a No. 19 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Buffalo's No. 31-ranked offense, averaging 2.12 goals per game, against a Hurricanes defense that ranks No. 21 at 3.1 goals allowed. The Sabres power play is averaging 13.13% while the Hurricanes defense kills off 76.71% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Hurricanes were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Golden Knights. That made winners of bettors who got Carolina at +151 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Buffalo lost its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Flyers on December 14. Bettors who backed the Flyers at -172 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • Carolina is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Carolina's last 6 games
  • Carolina is 18-7 ATS in its last 25 games on the road
  • Carolina is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Buffalo is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Buffalo is 3-14 SU in its last 17 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Buffalo's last 5 games
  • Buffalo is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Carolina home to Columbus, Saturday, December 16th
Buffalo home to Boston, Tuesday, December 19th