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

The NHL hockey betting odds menu sees a clash between Buffalo and Montreal Canadiens on Thursday, with the host Sabres trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who back them on the moneyline.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the visiting Montreal Canadiens before puck drop in this match found them as 140 moneyline favorites at 5Dimes. They saw an opening total of 5.5, according to BetOnline.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 3-2.4 win for the Canadiens on Thursday. 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Buffalo Sabres bring a 0-0-0 record to the battle against the 0-0-0 Canadiens. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Buffalo go 27-31-24 so far and the Canadiens go 40-29-13. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Buffalo vs Montreal injuries news.

It's an NHL hockey betting matchup between the No. 16-rated Buffalo Sabres and the No. 29-ranked Montreal Canadiens, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Montreal was a 5-2 winner in its last match at home against the Lightning. They won as favorites, while the total score of 7 made winners of OVER bettors.

In their last action, Buffalo was a 4-3 winner on the road against the Islanders. Bettors on Buffalo at +152 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Betting Trends
  • Montreal is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Montreal's last 9 games
  • Montreal is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Montreal is 4-12 SU in its last 16 games on the road
  • Buffalo is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Buffalo is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Buffalo is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • Buffalo is 8-15 SU in its last 23 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Montreal at Ottawa, Saturday, October 15th
Buffalo at Edmonton, Sunday, October 16th