Ottawa Senators vs. Buffalo Sabres - 11/29/16 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Buffalo Sabres (7-9-5) at Ottawa Senators (13-7-1)
NHL Hockey: Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at 7:30 pm (Canadian Tire Centre)
The Line: Ottawa Senators -130 / Buffalo Sabres +110 --- Over/Under: 5 See the Latest Odds
The Ottawa Senators welcome the Buffalo Sabres to the Canadien Tire Centre for NHL hockey.
The Buffalo Sabres have played several close games so far but not all of them are going in to the win column. Friday night was a perfect example as the Washington Capitals defeated the Swords 3-1. The Caps offense received goals from Daniel Winnik, Marcus Johansson and Brett Connolly with Phillip Grubauer making 32 saves in a rare start to get the win and help Washington to a successful 4-1 home stand. The Sabres struggles at the offensive end continued with Sam Reinhart’s tally avoiding the shutout with the loss going to Anders Nilsson who recorded 29 saves in a spot start.
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The Ottawa Senators relied on their defense and goaltending on Sunday and neither let them down in a 2-0 victory versus the Rangers at Madison Square Garden that upped the Sens road record to 6-3. The Senators offense came off the sticks of Gabriel Pageau and Mark Stone who both found the back of the net in the second period as Craig Anderson picked up the win with a 33 stop performance with his record against New York improving to 7-1-1 during the regular season. Antti Ranta absorbed the loss with 18 stops with the Rangers power play going 0-4.
The under is 10-0-1 in Sabres last 11 vs. a team with a winning record and the under is 7-1 in Sabres last 8 when their opponent scores 2 goals or less in their previous game while the under is 12-2-2 in Sabres last 16 overall. The Senators are 4-0 in their last 4 overall and the Senators are 4-0 in their last 4 vs. Eastern Conference and the under is 9-1 in Senators last 10 after allowing 2 goals or less in their previous game. The under is 3-0-1 in the last 4 meetings in Ottawa and the under is 7-0-1 in the last 8 meetings while the Sabres are 2-7 in the last 9 meetings in Ottawa.
Ottawa has performed well in this match up and the under has come in often but no line or goalies have been released…