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New York Islanders vs Buffalo Sabres Odds Preview with Prediction

New York Islanders


Buffalo Sabres
Sunday, April 13, 2014 5:00 PM ET
First Niagara Center

The visiting New York Islanders hope for a solid performance on Sunday as they look to steal a win at First Niagara Center against the Buffalo Sabres.

New York Islanders vs Buffalo Sabres Opening Odds and Betting Line

On the opening NHL betting line for this matchup, Buffalo sat as 109 underdogs over at BetOnline. The total was set at 5.5 at 5Dimes but may move closer to puck drop.

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Computer Prediction: New York Islanders vs Buffalo Sabres Pick

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 2.2-1.6 result in favor of the Islanders today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

New York Islanders vs Buffalo Sabres Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

21-51-9 Buffalo battles the Islanders, currently with a 33-37-11 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 28-39-14 for the Sabres and 44-35-2 for the Islanders. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Buffalo vs New York injuries news.

The Buffalo Sabres sit at No. 30 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the New York Islanders sit at a No. 25 on the same chart.

How New York Islanders vs Buffalo Sabres Stats Matchup

The game also pits Buffalo's No. 30-ranked offense, averaging 1.9 goals per game, against a Islanders defense that ranks No. 28 at 3.26 goals allowed. The Sabres power play is averaging 14.17% while the Islanders defense kills off 77.95% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for New York, they were a 3-2 winner as they battled the Devils on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Islanders at +164 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.

Buffalo lost its last outing, a 4-1 result against the Bruins on April 12. Bettors who backed the Bruins at -380 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors to the payout window.

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