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Islanders Odds Open as Moneyline Underdog vs Sabres

KeyBank Center hosts an NHL battle on the odds menu between the Buffalo Sabres and the visiting New York Islanders on Sunday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NHL betting line for this matchup, Buffalo sat as -125 favorites over at BetOnline. The total was set at 5 at Bovada but may move closer to puck drop.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Sabres to win this game 3.2-2.5. 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Buffalo Sabres bring a 32-33-12 record to the battle against the 36-29-12 Islanders. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Buffalo go 34-36-7 so far and the Islanders go 39-33-5. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Buffalo vs New York injuries news.

This game puts the Buffalo Sabres, most recently No. 14 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the New York Islanders, who rate a No. 27 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Buffalo's No. 25-ranked offense, averaging 2.51 goals per game, against a Islanders defense that ranks No. 26 at 3.05 goals allowed. The Sabres power play is averaging 25.33% while the Islanders defense kills off 80.75% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

New York was a 2-1 winner in its last match at home against the Devils. They won as favorites, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors.

In their last action, Buffalo was a 3-1 loser on the road against the Blue Jackets. Bettors on Columbus at -303 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of NY Islanders's last 9 games
  • NY Islanders is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • NY Islanders is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Islanders's last 6 games on the road
  • Buffalo is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Buffalo is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • Buffalo is 6-12 SU in its last 18 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Buffalo's last 7 games

Next Betting Matchups

New York at Nashville, Tuesday, April 4th
Buffalo home to Toronto, Monday, April 3rd