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Detroit Red Wings take on Sabres in NHL Betting Odds

Detroit Red Wings


Buffalo Sabres
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 7:00 PM ET
First Niagara Center

A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting Detroit Red Wings dueling the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday at First Niagara Center.

Detroit Red Wings vs Buffalo Sabres Opening Odds and Betting Line

Betting fans looking to back visiting Detroit Red Wings before puck drop in this match found them as -197-moneyline favorites at 5Dimes. They saw an opening total of 5, according to BetOnline.

Computer Prediction: Detroit Red Wings vs Buffalo Sabres Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 2.8-1.2 win for the Red Wings. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Detroit Red Wings vs Buffalo Sabres Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Buffalo will face the 22-11-9 Red Wings. In totals betting, the Sabres are 20-17-6 in over under betting so far this season while the Detroit Red Wings are 17-19-6. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Buffalo vs Detroit injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 5-rated Detroit Red Wings taking on the No. 30-rated Buffalo Sabres in this contest.

How Detroit Red Wings vs Buffalo Sabres Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Buffalo Sabres No. 30-ranked offense (1.88 goals per game) against a Detroit Red Wings defense that ranks No. 8 at 2.52 goals per game allowed. The Sabres powerplay has clicked at a 9.17% rate while the Red Wings have a 86.3% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Red Wings were a 3-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Capitals. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at -119 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for OVER bettors.

Last time out for Buffalo, they were a 2-1 loser as they battled the Lightning on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Lightning at -395 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Detroit Red Wings vs Buffalo Sabres Betting Odds Trends

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games
Detroit is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing Buffalo
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Buffalo
Buffalo is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Buffalo's last 15 games
Buffalo is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Buffalo's last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at St. Louis, Thursday, January 15th
Buffalo home to Minnesota, Thursday, January 15th