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Buffalo Sabres vs. Minnesota Wild - 11/19/19 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Minnesota Wild at Buffalo Sabres
Date & Time Tuesday November 19, 2019, 7:00 PM (EST)
Location
KeyBank Center
Buffalo, NY
The Line
BUF -125 O/U 6
TV Channel
FSN, MSGB, FSWI
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With a 7-11-2 record the Minnesota Wild find themselves in last place in the Central Division. The Wild head to Buffalo to battle the Sabres and are in desperate need of a win. This will be the first matchup between the two teams this season.

Eric Staal is the leading scorer for the Wild and has 6 goals and 8 assists this season. Jason Zucker is an additional scoring threat for the Wild and has 5 goals and 7 assists on the year. Devan Dubynk is the man in goal for the Wild and is 4-8-2 this year with a 3.55 GAA. Dubynk will have to improve if the Wild are to be at all successful this season.

Sitting at 10-7-3 with 23 points overall, the Buffalo Sabres are having a solid season. The Sabres play host to the Minnesota Wild and can ill afford to take the Wild lightly. Each and every game is important to the Sabres as they aim to keep pace in the Atlantic Division.

Jack Eichel is the top scoring threat for the Sabres and one of the top young players in the entire NHL. Eichel has 13 goals and 11 assists on the year. Sam Reinhart is an additional player to watch for Buffalo and has 8 goals and 9 assists on the season. Carter Hutton is the primary goaltender for Buffalo and is 6-4-2 on the year with a 2.73 GAA.

With the Wild this year the team has really had a lot of struggles. What does not help the Wild out even more is the fact that the offense does play decent on the year the defense fails them and vice versa. However, when playing the Sabres are playing the Buffalo team has been very consistent and that will allow them to bring home a win in the game here. Final Score Prediction, Buffalo Sabres win 3-1.

Pick:
Buffalo Sabres -125
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