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Winnipeg Jets vs Buffalo Sabres Betting Preview

Buffalo SabresWinnipeg Jets
April 9, 8:00 PM | MTS Centre

Buffalo Sabres vs Winnipeg Jets Odds

16-17-6TEAM RECORD19-19-2

The visiting Sabres hope for a solid performance on Tuesday as they look to steal a win at MTS Centre against the Winnipeg Jets.

The Sabres will look to vanquish their hosts on Tuesday, as they are 16-17-6 this season, while the Jets are 19-19-2. Buffalo is 19-17-3 against the total, while Winnipeg is 15-24-1 versus the number.

View Buffalo vs Winnipeg Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Jets in this one, they were listed as moneyline favorites of -157 on most hockey betting menus early today for Monday's contest. The over-under was at 5.5 earlier at BetOnline.

Power Rankings:
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 26-ranked Jets and the No. 27-rated Sabres in this matchup.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Winnipeg's No. 26-ranked offense, averaging 2.4 goals per game, against a Sabres defense that ranks No. 23 at 3 goals allowed. The Jets power play is averaging 12.6% while the Sabres defense kills off 77.6% of their penalties.

The Sabres were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Devils. That made winners of bettors who got Buffalo at -112 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for PUSH bettors.

Last time out for Winnipeg, they were a 4-1 winner as they battled the Flyers at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Jets at -116 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Buffalo Sabres Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Colorado are 8-2
After playing New Jersey are 2-8
After a win are 6-4

Winnipeg Jets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing NY Rangers are 3-7
After playing Philadelphia are 3-7
After a win are 5-5

A few Sabres at Jets trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Buffalo's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Buffalo's last 5 games when playing Winnipeg
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Buffalo's last 8 games when playing on the road against Winnipeg
Buffalo is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Winnipeg's last 15 games at home
Winnipeg is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against Buffalo
Winnipeg is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Buffalo
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Winnipeg's last 5 games when playing Buffalo

Next up:
Buffalo home to Montreal, Thursday, April 11
Winnipeg home to Florida, Thursday, April 11