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Minnesota Wild at Buffalo Sabres Betting Lines and Trends

Minnesota Wild


Buffalo Sabres
Thursday, January 15, 2015 7:00 PM ET
First Niagara Center

The Buffalo Sabres get a visit from the Minnesota Wild in NHL Betting Odds action on Thursday.

Minnesota Wild vs Buffalo Sabres Opening Odds and Betting Line

The visiting Minnesota Wild opened as -150 moneyline favorites in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including 5Dimes. The total opened at 5 for those preferring over under betting, watch for the line updates during the day at Bovada.

Computer Prediction: Minnesota Wild vs Buffalo Sabres Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 1.7-1.2 victory for the Wild. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Minnesota Wild vs Buffalo Sabres Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Buffalo Sabres are 14-27-3 so far on the season. The Minnesota Wild, meanwhile, are 18-19-5. OVER/UNDER betting fans have seen Buffalo go 20-18-6 and the Wild go 18-19-5 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Buffalo vs Minnesota injuries news.

The Wild - Sabres odds would favor the Wild if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Buffalo is rated No. 30 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Minnesota is at No. 23.

How Minnesota Wild vs Buffalo Sabres Stats Matchup

The game also pits Buffalo's No. 30-ranked offense, averaging 1.86 goals per game, against a Wild defense that ranks No. 24 at 3.05 goals allowed. The Sabres power play is averaging 9.02% while the Wild defense kills off 84.25% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Minnesota was a 7-2 loser on the road against the Penguins. Bettors on Pittsburgh at -192 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Buffalo was a 3-1 loser in its last match at home against the Red Wings. They lost as +190 underdogs, while the total score of 4 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Minnesota Wild vs Buffalo Sabres Betting Odds Trends

Minnesota is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games
Minnesota is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Minnesota is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Buffalo
Buffalo is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Buffalo's last 16 games
Buffalo is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Buffalo's last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota home to Arizona, Saturday, January 17th
Buffalo home to Philadelphia, Saturday, January 17th