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Buffalo Sabres Host Vancouver Canucks in NHL Betting Action

Vancouver Canucks


Buffalo Sabres
Thursday, February 26, 2015 7:00 PM ET
First Niagara Center

Vancouver pays a visit to Buffalo on Thursday, hoping to shut down the Sabres snipers in hockey action at First Niagara Center.

Vancouver Canucks vs Buffalo Sabres Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Vancouver Canucks were listed as -220 favorites on the NHL hockey moneyline earlier at Bet365. The over under total was set at 5 before betting started earlier on Thursday at BetOnline.

Computer Prediction: Vancouver Canucks vs Buffalo Sabres Pick

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 2.9-1.2 win for the Canucks on Thursday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Vancouver Canucks vs Buffalo Sabres Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Buffalo Sabres are 18-38-5 so far on the season. The Vancouver Canucks, meanwhile, are 35-22-3. OVER/UNDER betting fans have seen Buffalo go 25-29-7 and the Canucks go 26-27-7 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Buffalo vs Vancouver injuries news.

This game puts the Buffalo Sabres, most recently No. 30 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Vancouver Canucks, who rate a No. 19 in the latest survey.

How Vancouver Canucks vs Buffalo Sabres Stats Matchup

The game also pits Buffalo's No. 30-ranked offense, averaging 1.87 goals per game, against a Canucks defense that ranks No. 10 at 2.6 goals allowed. The Sabres power play is averaging 11.76% while the Canucks defense kills off 85.92% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Canucks were a 2-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Bruins. That made winners of bettors who got Vancouver at +153 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for OVER bettors.

Last time out for Buffalo, they were a 4-2 winner as they battled the Blue Jackets on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Sabres at +190 were rewarded, while the 6 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Vancouver Canucks vs Buffalo Sabres Betting Odds Trends

Vancouver is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Vancouver is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Vancouver is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Buffalo
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Vancouver's last 5 games when playing Buffalo
Buffalo is 4-21 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Buffalo's last 10 games
Buffalo is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Buffalo's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Vancouver home to St. Louis, Sunday, March 1st
Buffalo at Florida, Saturday, February 28th