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Ottawa Senators at Buffalo Sabres Betting Odds Preview with Pick

Ottawa pays a visit to Buffalo on Tuesday, hoping to shut down the Sabres snipers in hockey action at KeyBank Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're going with the Buffalo Sabres in this one, they were listed as moneyline underdogs of 104 on most NHL hockey betting menus (such as Bovada) early today for Tuesday's contest. The over-under total was at 5.5 earlier at Bet365.

A 3.4-2.5 result in favor of the Sabres is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Ottawa Senators vs Buffalo Sabres Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Ottawa Senators will look to vanquish their hosts on Tuesday, as they are 9-12-7 this season, while the Sabres are 7-17-6. Ottawa is 15-13 against the total, while Buffalo is 11-16-3 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Buffalo vs Ottawa injuries news.

The Senators - Sabres odds would favor the Senators if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Buffalo is rated No. 31 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Ottawa is at No. 21.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Buffalo's No. 31-ranked offense, averaging 2.2 goals per game, against a Senators defense that ranks No. 27 at 3.3 goals allowed. The Sabres power play is averaging 12.82% while the Senators defense kills off 79.37% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Ottawa lost its last outing, a 5-0 result against the Sharks on December 09. Bettors who backed the Sharks at -150 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

The Sabres were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Blues. That made winners of bettors who got St. Louis at -183 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Ottawa is 3-12 ATS in its last 15 games
  • Ottawa is 1-11 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Ottawa's last 7 games
  • Ottawa is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
  • Buffalo is 2-13 SU in its last 15 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Buffalo's last 8 games
  • Buffalo is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games when playing Ottawa
  • Buffalo is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Ottawa

Next Betting Matchups

Ottawa home to New York, Wednesday, December 13th
Buffalo at Philadelphia, Thursday, December 14th