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Minnesota Wild at Buffalo Sabres NHL Odds Report

A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting Minnesota Wild dueling the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday at First Niagara Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're backing the visiting Minnesota Wild in this one, they Wild listed earlier today as favorites of -135 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Those over/under total betting saw the number open in the area of 5, depending on the book.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 3.1-2.1 win for the Wild on Saturday. 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Minnesota Wild will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 30-25-10 this season, while the Sabres are 26-31-8. Minnesota is 25-28-12 against the total, while Buffalo is 22-28-15 versus the number. 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. 24 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Minnesota is at No. 5.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Buffalo's No. 29-ranked offense, averaging 2.37 goals per game, against a Wild defense that ranks No. 10 at 2.51 goals allowed. The Sabres power play is averaging 19.12% while the Wild defense kills off 76.69% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Minnesota was a 2-1 winner in its last match on the road against the Maple Leafs. They won as -213 underdogs, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Last time out for Buffalo, they were a 6-3 winner as they battled the Flames at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Sabres at -123 were rewarded, while the 9 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
  • Minnesota is 8-16 SU in its last 24 games
  • Minnesota is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Buffalo
  • Buffalo is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Buffalo's last 5 games
  • Buffalo is 4-11 SU in its last 15 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Buffalo's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota home to St. Louis, Sunday, March 6th
Buffalo at Toronto, Monday, March 7th