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NHL Betting Line Favors the Vancouver Canucks over the Buffalo Sabres Saturday

The Buffalo Sabres look to emerge victorious in NHL odds action as the Vancouver Canucks arrive at First Niagara Center on Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Vancouver Canucks were listed as -135 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.

A 3-2 result in favor of the Canucks 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.

Vancouver Canucks vs Buffalo Sabres Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Buffalo Sabres currently sport a record of 5-8-0. The Vancouver Canucks are 6-3-4. Betting totals have seen the Sabres post a 5-6-2 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Canucks have gone 5-5-3 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Buffalo vs Vancouver injuries news.

The Buffalo Sabres sit at No. 15 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Vancouver Canucks sit at a No. 9 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Buffalo's No. 25-ranked offense, averaging 2.23 goals per game, against a Canucks defense that ranks No. 5 at 2.23 goals allowed. The Sabres power play is averaging 21.74% while the Canucks defense kills off 87.5% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Canucks were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Penguins. That made winners of bettors who got Pittsburgh at +107 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for OVER bettors.

Buffalo was a 4-1 loser in its last match at home against the Lightning. They lost as favorites, while the total score of 5 made winners of PUSH bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Vancouver is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
  • Vancouver is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Vancouver's last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Vancouver's last 6 games when playing Buffalo
  • Buffalo is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games
  • Buffalo is 6-16 SU in its last 22 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Buffalo's last 6 games when playing Vancouver
  • Buffalo is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Vancouver

Next Betting Matchups

Vancouver at New Jersey, Sunday, November 8th
Buffalo at Tampa Bay, Tuesday, November 10th