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Minnesota Wild vs Buffalo Sabres Odds Preview with Prediction

The Buffalo Sabres battle the visiting Minnesota Wild on Thursday in NHL betting odds action at KeyBank Center.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 3.6-1.7 result in favor of 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Buffalo Sabres currently sport a record of 1-2-2. The Minnesota Wild are 4-2-1. Betting totals have seen the Sabres post a 3-2 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Wild have gone 3-3-1 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Buffalo vs Minnesota injuries news.

According to new NHL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 19-ranked Buffalo Sabres and the No. 17-rated Minnesota Wild in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Buffalo's No. 20-ranked offense, averaging 2.8 goals per game, against a Wild defense that ranks No. 11 at 2.71 goals allowed. The Sabres power play is averaging 24% while the Wild defense kills off 95% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Minnesota won its last outing, a 5-0 result against the Bruins on October 25. Bettors who backed the Wild at -123 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

In their last action, Buffalo was a 4-3 loser on the road against the Flyers. Bettors on Philadelphia at -145 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 8-4 ATS in its last 12 games
  • Minnesota is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Minnesota is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • Minnesota is 6-12 SU in its last 18 games
  • Buffalo is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Buffalo is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Buffalo's last 6 games
  • Buffalo is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota home to Dallas, Saturday, October 29th
Buffalo home to Florida, Saturday, October 29th