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Minnesota Wild vs Buffalo Sabres in NHL Odds

The visiting Minnesota Wild hope for a solid performance on Wednesday as they look to steal a win at KeyBank Center against the Buffalo Sabres.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NHL betting line for this matchup, Buffalo sat as 136 underdogs over at BetOnline. The total was set at 5.5 at Bovada but may move closer to puck drop.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4.4-1.1 result in favor of the Wild today. 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

This season the Buffalo Sabres are 5-12-4 overall while the Minnesota Wild are 9-8-3. As for the totals, Buffalo is 9-10-2 on the OU, and Minnesota is 10-8-2. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Buffalo vs Minnesota injuries news.

This game puts the Buffalo Sabres, most recently No. 31 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Minnesota Wild, who rate a No. 15 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Buffalo Sabres No. 31-ranked offense (2.29 goals per game) against a Minnesota Wild defense that ranks No. 7 at 2.75 goals per game allowed. The Sabres powerplay has clicked at a 14.93% rate while the Wild have a 84.29% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 4-3 loser as they battled the Devils at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Devils at +167 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Buffalo was a 3-2 loser in its last match at home against the Blue Jackets. They lost as favorites, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Minnesota is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games
  • Minnesota is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • Buffalo is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Buffalo's last 7 games
  • Buffalo is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Buffalo's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota home to Colorado, Friday, November 24th
Buffalo home to Edmonton, Friday, November 24th