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Buffalo Sabres Host Columbus Blue Jackets in NHL Betting Action

NHL betting odds interest swings to the Columbus Blue Jackets at Buffalo battle on Monday at KeyBank Center as the Sabres try to defend home turf and reward moneyline betting fans.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Columbus Blue Jackets opened as -150 moneyline favorites in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including BetOnline. The total opened at 5.5 for those preferring over under betting, watch for the line updates during the day at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 3.4-2 win for the Blue Jackets on Monday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Columbus Blue Jackets vs Buffalo Sabres Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Buffalo Sabres currently sport a record of 5-11-4. The Columbus Blue Jackets are 12-7-1. Betting totals have seen the Sabres post a 9-9-2 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Blue Jackets have gone 9-11 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Buffalo vs Columbus injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 21-rated Columbus Blue Jackets taking on the No. 30-rated Buffalo Sabres in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Buffalo's No. 31-ranked offense, averaging 2.3 goals per game, against a Blue Jackets defense that ranks No. 3 at 2.55 goals allowed. The Sabres power play is averaging 15.62% while the Blue Jackets defense kills off 82.35% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Columbus, they were a 2-0 winner as they battled the Rangers at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Blue Jackets at -152 were rewarded, while the 2 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

In their last action, Buffalo was a 3-1 loser at home against the Hurricanes. Bettors on Carolina at -155 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Betting Trends
  • Columbus is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Columbus's last 5 games
  • Columbus is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • Columbus is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • Buffalo is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Buffalo's last 6 games
  • Buffalo is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Buffalo is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Columbus home to Calgary, Wednesday, November 22nd
Buffalo home to Minnesota, Wednesday, November 22nd