Boston Bruins vs. Buffalo Sabres - 12/29/19 NHL Pick, Odds & Prediction
Buffalo Sabres at Boston Bruins
Sunday, December 29, 2019 at 7:00 PM (TD Garden)
BOS -125 O/U: 5.5
The Buffalo Sabres go to Boston, Massachusetts, at the TD Garden to face the Boston Bruins on Sunday. The Buffalo Sabres are on a two-game losing streak, losing to the Ottawa Senators and the Boston Bruins themselves in their last game. The Sabres have only won one game in their previous six games.
The Buffalo Sabres are fifth in the Atlantic division at the moment, as they fell from the second spot during their losing streak, with a record of 17 - 15 - 7. The Sabres have a terrific scorer in Center Jack Eichel, who leads the team in all of the major offensive categories. Eichel leads the team in points (51), goals (24), and assists (27). However, Eichel has not got any points in the last two games.
The Boston Bruins are on a two-game winning streak, defeating the Washington Capitals 7-3 and then shutting out the Buffalo Sabers. Before the victory over the Capitals, the Sabres were on a three-game losing streak and are struggling to find wins. The Bruins have been incredibly unlucky in the losing streak, losing each game either in overtime.
The Boston Bruins have 55 points on the season. The Bruins are 23-7-9 on the season and remain at number one in the Atlantic Division. The Boston Bruins, despite their uncharacteristic run of bad form lately, are one of the best hockey teams in the NHL. They have the likes of Brad Marchand, who leads the team in points and has had one of the best seasons in all of the NHL.
Buffalo is 23-16 ATS this season
Sabers are 7-3 in their last 10 in the second game of a home-and-home situation.
Boston is 20-19 ATS this season
Bruins are 5-1 in their last 6 Sunday games.
The Buffalo Sabres just fell to the Boston Bruins in their last game, and not only did they lose, but they were also shutout by the Bruins. It does not seem likely that the Sabres will rebound from that loss. Buffalo has struggled against Boston, as the Sabres are 0-4 in the last four meetings against the Bruins. Boston seems to be back to their winning ways and back to one of the best teams in the NHL after a small dip in performance. Final Score Prediction, Boston Bruins win 4-2.