Free NHL Hockey Prediction: Sabres vs. Lightning NHL Odds
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(25-43-12) Buffalo Sabres vs. Tampa Bay Lightning (53-23-4)
Date: Friday April 6th
Time: 7:30 PM
Venue: Amalie Arena, Tampa, Florida
NHL Hockey Moneyline Odds: Lightning -333, Sabres +250
NHL Hockey Puck Line Odds:
NHL Betting Total: 5.5
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It’s an Eastern Conference showdown on Friday night at the Amalie Arena. The Buffalo Sabres make the trip to Florida to take on the Tampa Bay Lightning.
The Sabres have won the last two games played between the two teams.
The Buffalo Sabres season has been terrible, but they come into this game at least being competitive in hockey games, something that hasn’t always been the case.
They are 2-3 in their last five games and one of the wins was a big one scoring seven goals against the Predators.
To win this game the Sabres offense needs to be good but the defense needs to be even better. If the Sabres defense struggles, they will have zero chance in this game.
Tampa Bay Lightning
On the other side of this matchup is the Tampa Bay Lightning who feel like they have as good of a chance as any to win the Stanley Cup this year.
In their last game they had a huge win beating the Boston Bruins by a final score of 4-0.
To win this game the Lightning need to run up the score. The higher the score this game goes, the bettter the chance they win.
NHL Betting Trends:
- BUF are 3-9 in their last 12 Fri. games.
- Over is 6-2-1 in BUF last 9 vs. Eastern Conference.
- Over is 6-2 in BUF last 8 vs. Atlantic.
- Over is 19-7 in TB last 26 games following a win.
- TB are 9-4 in their last 13 games following a win.
- TB are 39-18 in their last 57 home games.
- BUF are 3-12 in the last 15 meetings.
- BUF are 2-6 in the last 8 meetings in Tampa Bay.
Free Buffalo Sabres vs. Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Prediction:
The Sabres defense will struggle and that will lead to a high scoring game.
4* Free NHL Betting Pick: Over 5.5
The Lightning will win a game that covers the over.
NHL Free Score Prediction: Sabres 4 – Lightning 2
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