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NHL Betting Preview - Buffalo Sabres Underdogs vs Montreal Canadiens at Buffalo

Montreal Canadiens


Buffalo Sabres
Friday, November 28, 2014 7:00 PM ET
First Niagara Center

The Buffalo Sabres look to emerge victorious in NHL odds action as the Montreal Canadiens arrive at First Niagara Center on Friday.

Montreal Canadiens vs Buffalo Sabres Opening Odds and Betting Line

Betting fans looking to side with the Buffalo Sabres in this one found them earlier as 172 underdogs on the NHL money line at Bet365. Betting the over under total instead? It was hovering near 5 at its open earlier today at Bovada and may have moved.

Computer Prediction: Montreal Canadiens vs Buffalo Sabres Pick

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 2.5-1 result in favor of the Canadiens today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Montreal Canadiens vs Buffalo Sabres Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Montreal Canadiens have seen them go 16-6-1 so far this season, while the Sabres are at 6-14-2. In totals betting, the Buffalo Sabres are 7-11-4, while the Canadiens are 7-11-5. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Buffalo vs Montreal injuries news.

The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Buffalo Sabres at No. 30 and the Montreal Canadiens at No. 23 heading into this contest.

How Montreal Canadiens vs Buffalo Sabres Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Buffalo Sabres No. 30-ranked offense (1.68 goals per game) against a Montreal Canadiens defense that ranks No. 11 at 2.48 goals per game allowed. The Sabres powerplay has clicked at a 6.25% rate while the Canadiens have a 84.34% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Montreal lost its last outing, a 5-0 result against the Rangers on November 23. Bettors who backed the Rangers at -149 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors to the payout window.

In their last action, Buffalo was a 2-1 loser at home against the Jets. Bettors on Winnipeg at -157 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Montreal Canadiens vs Buffalo Sabres Betting Odds Trends

Montreal is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
Montreal is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Montreal's last 7 games on the road
Montreal is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Buffalo
Buffalo is 6-19 SU in its last 25 games
Buffalo is 4-15 SU in its last 19 games at home
Buffalo is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Montreal
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Buffalo's last 5 games when playing Montreal

Next Betting Matchups

Montreal home to Buffalo, Saturday, November 29th