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Colorado Avalanche at Buffalo Sabres Betting Odds Preview with Pick

Colorado pays a visit to Buffalo on Sunday, hoping to shut down the Sabres snipers in hockey action at First Niagara Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Buffalo Sabres as 113 moneyline underdogs 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 prediction formulas pick a 2.9-2.8 win for the Avalanche on Sunday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Colorado Avalanche vs Buffalo Sabres Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Buffalo Sabres bring a 22-28-6 record to the battle against the 29-25-4 Avalanche. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Buffalo go 20-22-14 so far and the Avalanche go 27-29-2. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Buffalo vs Colorado injuries news.

The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Buffalo Sabres at No. 29 and the Colorado Avalanche at No. 27 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Buffalo Sabres No. 28-ranked offense (2.36 goals per game) against a Colorado Avalanche defense that ranks No. 21 at 2.76 goals per game allowed. The Sabres powerplay has clicked at a 20% rate while the Avalanche have a 78.09% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Colorado was a 3-2 winner in its last match on the road against the Red Wings. They won as +175 underdogs, while the total score of 5 made winners of PUSH bettors.

Buffalo won its last outing, a 6-4 result against the Canadiens on February 12. Bettors who backed the Sabres at +117 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (10) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

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

Next Betting Matchups

Colorado home to Montreal, Wednesday, February 17th
Buffalo at Ottawa, Tuesday, February 16th