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Tampa Bay Lightning Battle vs Buffalo Sabres Highlights NHL Odds Menu

Fans betting on NHL look for value at First Niagara Center on Saturday as the host Buffalo Sabres battle the Tampa Bay Lightning in hockey odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Tampa Bay Lightning were listed as -185 favorites on the NHL hockey moneyline earlier at Bet365. The over under total was set at 5 before betting started earlier on Saturday at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 2.7-1.3 result in favor of the Lightning. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Buffalo Sabres Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Tampa Bay Lightning will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 1-0-0 this season, while the Sabres are 0-1-0. Tampa Bay is 0-1 on the totals; Buffalo is 0-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Buffalo vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

The Lightning - Sabres odds would favor the Lightning if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Buffalo is rated No. 28 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Tampa Bay is at No. 3.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Buffalo lost its last outing, a 3-1 result against the Senators on October 08. Bettors who backed the Senators at -140 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games
  • Tampa Bay is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games on the road
  • Tampa Bay is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Buffalo
  • Buffalo is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • Buffalo is 4-18 SU in its last 22 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Buffalo's last 6 games at home
  • Buffalo is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Tampa Bay

Next Betting Matchups

Tampa Bay at Boston, Monday, October 12th
Buffalo home to Columbus, Monday, October 12th