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Ottawa Senators vs Buffalo Sabres Betting Preview

Buffalo SabresOttawa Senators
Nov 5, 7:00 PM | Scotiabank Place

Buffalo Sabres vs Ottawa Senators Odds

7-5-0TEAM RECORD7-7-0

The visiting Sabres hope for a solid performance on Saturday as they look to steal a win at Scotiabank Place against the Ottawa Senators.

This season the Senators are 7-7 overall while the Sabres are 7-5. As for the totals, Ottawa is 9-5 on the OU, and Buffalo is 4-8.

View Buffalo vs Ottawa Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Senators as +110 underdogs on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 5.5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Senators at No. 14 and the Sabres at No. 11 heading into this contest.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Ottawa's No. 7-ranked offense, averaging 3.1 goals per game, against a Sabres defense that ranks No. 4 at 2.2 goals allowed. The Senators power play is averaging 26.5% while the Sabres defense kills off 93% of their penalties.

In their last action, Buffalo was a 2-1 winner at home against the Flames. Bettors on Buffalo at -175 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Ottawa lost its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Canadiens on November 4. Bettors who backed the Canadiens at -111 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Buffalo Sabres Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Colorado are 7-3
After playing Calgary are 6-6-2
After a win are 5-5

Ottawa Senators Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Boston are 7-3
After playing Montreal are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

A few Sabres at Senators trends to consider:
Buffalo is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Ottawa
Buffalo is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Buffalo's last 5 games on the road
Buffalo is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Ottawa
Ottawa is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Ottawa's last 5 games when playing at home against Buffalo
Ottawa is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Ottawa's last 9 games when playing Buffalo

Next up:
Buffalo home to Winnipeg, Tuesday, November 8
Ottawa home to NY Rangers, Wednesday, November 9