Free NHL Hockey Prediction: Sabres vs Canucks Odds
Weekly NHL betting sees the Buffalo Sabres taking on the Vancouver Canucks Saturday December 7th at Rogers Arena, Vancouver, British Columbia. Cappers Picks provides complimentary handicapping picks on all NHL Hockey season long so stay tuned for more FREE NHL hockey predictions.
Buffalo Sabres (11-3-1-2) vs. Vancouver Canucks (9-11-7-1)
Date: Tuesday December 7th
Venue: Rogers Arena, Vancouver, British Columbia
NHL Hockey Moneyline Odds: Vancouver -187
NHL Hockey Puck Line Odds: Vancouver -1.5 +160
NHL Betting Total:5.0
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Vancouver is in a downward spiral and will look to put the brakes on their losing ways when they welcome in the Sabres on Monday.
Buffalo was in a similar situation not too long ago, but have since right the ship to go 3-0-1 over their last 4.
Vancouver has dropped the first two of their home stand with losses to Dallas and Boston.
Buffalo hit a major speed bump as they had dropped 6 in a row and looked completely lost.
Since then though, they have really turned things around. However,they do come in off a loss to Edmonton 4-2 on Sunday. With the loss, Buffalo had their 4 game point streak snapped.
Ryan O’Reilly and Jack Eichel both had tallies in the 4-2 to loss to Edmonton, which keeps them tied for the team lead with 9 goals. O’Reilly leads the team in total points with 22 on the season.
The Sabres knocked off the Canucks back on Nov. 7th 3-2 in Buffalo.
Rasmus Ristolainen had a pair of goals in the win, with his 2nd coming with just 16 seconds left to break the 2-2 tie.
There is plenty of reason for panic and stress in Vancouver.
The Canucks went 0-1-2 in their final 3 games of their previous road trip and have followed that up with 2 straight home losses to kick off their home stand.
In those two defeats, the Canucks allowed 8 goals total and tallied just 2 themselves. Even with the cold streak in terms of goals, they are still averaging 2.54 goals per game this season.
With their shutout loss to Boston on Saturday, it marked the 2nd time in 4 games that Vancouver was held scoreless.
They’ll try to figure things out at home as they have just struggled inside Rogers Arena. On the season, Vancouver is just 3-6-3 at home.
The Sedins hold the top 2 spots in terms of total points as Daniel has recorded 29 and Henrik has 26.
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- Sabres are 5-11 in their last 16 Monday games.
- Sabres are 27-63 in their last 90 when their opponent scores 2 goals or less in their previous game.
- Sabres are 32-80 in their last 112 vs. a team with a losing record.
- Canucks are 0-4 in their last 4 vs. a team with a losing record.
- Canucks are 0-5 in their last 5 vs. Eastern Conference.
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The Canucks have to right the ship here really quickly. Their losing ways have really put them in a tough position as it’s becoming a mental game in terms of offensive production.
4* Free NHL Betting Pick: Vancouver ML
The Canucks finally break through their bad habit of not scoring and grab a much needed home win on Monday.
NHL Free Score Prediction: Vancouver 4- Buffalo 1
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