Panthers vs. Sabres - 2/28/15 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Buffalo Sabres (19-38-5) at Florida Panthers (26-22-13)
NHL Hockey: Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 3:00 pm (BB&T Center)
The Line: Florida Panthers -210 / Buffalo Sabres +188 --- Over/Under: 5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSFL, MSGB
The Buffalo Sabres and Florida Panthers play Saturday afternoon at the BB&T Center.
The Buffalo Sabres have split their last six games and begin a five-game road trip. The Sabres are averaging 1.8 goals per game and have scored 11 goals in their last three games. The Buffalo Sabres have one power play goal in their last six games and have won five straight when scoring at least three goals. Tyler Ennis and Zemgus Girgensons have combined for 30 goals, Matt Moulson has 19 assists and Nicolas Deslauriers has 54 shots on goal. Defensively, the Sabres are allowing 3.3 goals per game and have allowed a power play goal in six of their last 10 games. Michal Neuvirth has allowed 73 goals on 895 shots faced and Matt Hackett has given up four goals on 37 shots.
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The Florida Panthers really need to snap a four-game losing streak. The Panthers are averaging 2.3 goals per game and have scored three goals in their last three games. The Florida Panthers have zero power play goals in their last five games and have won five straight when scoring at least three goals. Nick Bjugstad leads Florida with 21 goals, Jonathan Huberdeau has 24 assists and Brad Boyes has 121 shots on goal. Defensively, the Panthers are allowing 2.7 goals per game and have allowed a power play goal in five of their last 10 games. Roberto Luongo has allowed 115 goals on 1,462 shots faced and Al Montoya has given up 41 goals on 382 shots.
The Sabres are 12-50 in their last 62 road games and 20-56 in their last 76 games playing on 1 days rest. The Panthers are 21-45 in their last 66 games playing on 1 days rest and 3-9 in their last 12 home games. The Sabres are 1-6 in the last 7 meetings.
The Sabres on the road? You know what to do. Take the spread to give your wager more value.