Free NHL Hockey Prediction: Sabres vs. Red Wings NHL Odds
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(11-19-6) Buffalo Sabres vs. Detroit Red Wings (16-17-5)
Date: Saturday January 15th
Time: 7:00 PM ET
Venue: Little Caesers Arena, Detroit
NHL Hockey Moneyline Odds: Sabres +160 Red Wings -180 (Bet Now!)
NHL Hockey Puck Line Odds: Sabres +1.5 -150 Red Wings -1.5 +130
NHL Betting Total: O/U 5.5
In a tale between two less then elite squads, Buffalo’s flying high after snapping a six game losing streak on Thursday. On the flip, The Wings are looking to get back on track after losing four in a row.
Regarding Buffalo, their season is in complete shambles of late, and will take a miracle second half of the season to make the playoffs.
Offensively speaking, The Sabres are scoring just 2.6 goals on 29.1 shots per outing; which rank 26th and 25th, unfortunately. However, their powerplay efficacy is 20.2%, which results in a 13th ranking.
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Defensively, Buffalo’s woefully ranked 28th for both goals/shots against per game; by allowing 3.5 goals on 34.0 shots on average.
Moreover, The Sabres penalty killing squad is granting teams goals on 21.1% of their powerplays, which rank 18th in the NHL.
Detroit Red Wings
Lamentably, The Red Wings misery continues as they’ve only won twice in their last ten games, with only one since mid December.
Offensively, Detroit’s ranked 25th for goals and 27th for shots per tilt; by scoring 2.6 goals on 28.7 shots on average. Additionally, their ranked poorly at 30th for powerplay efficacy, while owing a 14.0 PP%.
Defensively speaking, The Wings are allowing a monstrous 3.3 goals on 33.4 shots on average. Unfortunately, these stats garner rankings of 25th and 26th.
Furthermore, Detroit’s only ranked 24th for penalty killing, with a 77.7 PK%.
NHL Betting Trends:
- Buffalo is 1-6 SU in their last 7 games.
- The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Buffalo’s last 12 games.
- Detroit is 1-6 SU in their last 7 games.
- The total has gone OVER in 10 out of Detroit’s last 15 games.
- Buffalo is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games in Detroit.
Free Buffalo Sabres vs. Detroit Red Wings NHL Prediction
Surprisingly, both squads are 1-6 in their last 7 games, therefore desperate to get back in winning form. Although, both are short handed because of injury/illness, which in return causes uncertainty amongst bettors.
Furthermore, in their last six games travelling to the Motor City, Buffalo’s dispatched The Red Wings quite easily.
4* Free NHL Betting Pick: Sabres Moneyline
As this matchup appears to be a coinflip and The Sabres are a significant dog, a ton of value appears to exist on the moneyline. Additionally, there’s nothing Detroit’s doing significantly well to garner such high juice.
And for these reasons, give us the road dog for an upset on Saturday Night.
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