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New Jersey Devils Visit Buffalo Sabres Betting Lines and Pick for NHL Clash

NHL betting odds interest swings to the New Jersey Devils at Buffalo battle on Tuesday at First Niagara Center as the Sabres try to defend home turf and reward moneyline betting fans.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're backing the visiting New Jersey Devils in this one, they Devils listed earlier today as favorites of -130 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 3-2.3 win for the Sabres on Tuesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

New Jersey Devils vs Buffalo Sabres Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Buffalo Sabres are 13-15-3 so far on the season. The New Jersey Devils, meanwhile, are 15-11-4. OVER/UNDER betting fans have seen Buffalo go 10-12-9 and the Devils go 9-11-10 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Buffalo vs New Jersey injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 12 (Buffalo Sabres) and the No. 27 (New Jersey Devils) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Buffalo Sabres No. 24-ranked offense (2.39 goals per game) against a New Jersey Devils defense that ranks No. 12 at 2.5 goals per game allowed. The Sabres powerplay has clicked at a 22.68% rate while the Devils have a 82.47% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

New Jersey was a 4-0 loser in its last match on the road against the Islanders. They lost as +136 underdogs, while the total score of 4 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Buffalo was a 2-1 winner in its last match on the road against the Red Wings. They won as +162 underdogs, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • New Jersey is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Buffalo
  • New Jersey is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Buffalo
  • Buffalo is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Buffalo's last 7 games
  • Buffalo is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing New Jersey
  • Buffalo is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against New Jersey

Next Betting Matchups

New Jersey home to Florida, Thursday, December 17th
Buffalo home to Anaheim, Thursday, December 17th