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NHL Betting Line Favors the Philadelphia Flyers over the Buffalo Sabres Tuesday

The Buffalo Sabres battle the visiting Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday in NHL betting odds action at KeyBank Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the visiting Philadelphia Flyers before puck drop in this match found them as -120 moneyline favorites at 5Dimes. They saw an opening total of 5.5, according to BetOnline.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3.5-2 win for the Sabres. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Philadelphia Flyers vs Buffalo Sabres Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

15-15-9 Buffalo battles the Flyers, currently with a 21-15-6 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 15-20-4 for the Sabres and 22-15-5 for the Flyers. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Buffalo vs Philadelphia injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Buffalo Sabres rated this week at No. 19 and the Philadelphia Flyers sitting at No. 23.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Buffalo Sabres No. 27-ranked offense (2.28 goals per game) against a Philadelphia Flyers defense that ranks No. 27 at 3.07 goals per game allowed. The Sabres powerplay has clicked at a 21.88% rate while the Flyers have a 81.82% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Flyers were a 2-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Blue Jackets. That made winners of bettors who got Columbus at -155 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for OVER bettors.

In their last action, Buffalo was a 4-3 winner at home against the Jets. Bettors on Buffalo at +100 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Betting Trends
  • Philadelphia is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games
  • Philadelphia is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Philadelphia is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Buffalo is 15-7 ATS in its last 22 games
  • Buffalo is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Buffalo's last 7 games
  • Buffalo is 8-4 ATS in its last 12 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Philadelphia home to Vancouver, Thursday, January 12th
Buffalo at Tampa Bay, Thursday, January 12th