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Chicago Blackhawks at Buffalo Sabres NHL Odds Report

The Buffalo Sabres will try to be nasty hosts on Saturday when the Chicago Blackhawks pay a visit to First Niagara Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Chicago Blackhawks were listed as -175 favorites on the NHL hockey moneyline earlier at Bet365. The over under total was set at 5 before betting started earlier on Saturday at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 3.1-2.2 win for the Blackhawks on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Chicago Blackhawks vs Buffalo Sabres Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Buffalo Sabres sport a record of 14-16-3 heading into this matchup, while the Chicago Blackhawks sit at 18-11-4 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 10-14-9 for the Sabres and 11-16-6 for the Blackhawks. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Buffalo vs Chicago injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Buffalo Sabres rated this week at No. 15 and the Chicago Blackhawks sitting at No. 3.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Buffalo's No. 27-ranked offense, averaging 2.33 goals per game, against a Blackhawks defense that ranks No. 6 at 2.36 goals allowed. The Sabres power play is averaging 21.36% while the Blackhawks defense kills off 82.42% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Chicago was a 4-0 winner at home against the Oilers. Bettors on Chicago at -221 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

The Sabres were a 3-0 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Ducks. That made winners of bettors who got Buffalo at +130 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Chicago is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games
  • Chicago is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Chicago's last 11 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Buffalo's last 5 games
  • Buffalo is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Buffalo's last 9 games at home
  • Buffalo is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Chicago

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago home to San Jose, Sunday, December 20th
Buffalo at Boston, Saturday, December 26th