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Los Angeles Kings Visit Buffalo Sabres Betting Lines and Pick for NHL Clash

The Buffalo Sabres will look to bolster their win total and reward fans moneyline betting when the Los Angeles Kings invade KeyBank Center on Tuesday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the visiting Los Angeles Kings before puck drop in this match found them as -115 moneyline favorites at 5Dimes. They saw an opening total of 5, according to BetOnline.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3-2.4 victory for the Kings. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Los Angeles Kings vs Buffalo Sabres Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Buffalo Sabres are 10-11-6 so far on the season. The Los Angeles Kings, meanwhile, are 14-11-2. OVER/UNDER betting fans have seen Buffalo go 8-15-4 and the Kings go 10-12-5 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Buffalo vs Los Angeles injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Buffalo Sabres rated this week at No. 19 and the Los Angeles Kings sitting at No. 16.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Buffalo Sabres No. 30-ranked offense (2.07 goals per game) against a Los Angeles Kings defense that ranks No. 10 at 2.59 goals per game allowed. The Sabres powerplay has clicked at a 22.83% rate while the Kings have a 81.72% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Kings were a 4-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Senators. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at -174 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for OVER bettors.

Last time out for Buffalo, they were a 4-1 loser as they battled the Capitals at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Capitals at -124 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Los Angeles is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Los Angeles is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
  • Los Angeles is 6-14 SU in its last 20 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Los Angeles's last 6 games when playing Buffalo
  • Buffalo is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Buffalo is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games
  • Buffalo is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Buffalo is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles at Detroit, Thursday, December 15th
Buffalo home to New York, Friday, December 16th