Chicago Blackhawks (46-24-6) at Buffalo Sabres (22-47-8)
|Date & Time||Friday April 3, 2015, 7:00 PM (EDT)|
The Line: Buffalo Sabres +252 / Chicago Blackhawks -285 --- Over/Under: 5.5
CSNC, MSGB, NHL
The Chicago Blackhawks and Buffalo Sabres play Friday night at the First Niagara Center.
The Chicago Blackhawks look to build on their three-game winning streak. The Blackhawks are averaging 2.7 goals and have scored 11 goals in their last three games. The Chicago Blackhawks have two power play goals in their last four games and have won 10 straight when scoring at least three goals. Patrick Kane leads Chicago with 27 goals, Jonathan Toews has 38 assists and Marian Hossa has 235 shots on goal. Defensively, the Blackhawks are allowing 2.3 goals and haven’t allowed a power play goal in four of their last six games. Antti Raanta has allowed 25 goals on 389 shots faced and Corey Crawford has given up 120 goals on 1,573 shots.
The Buffalo Sabres look for a win after splitting their last four games. The Sabres are averaging 1.9 goals and have scored 11 goals in their last three games. The Buffalo Sabres have four power play goals in their last four games and have lost five of their last seven when scoring at least three goals. Tyler Ennis leads Buffalo with 19 goals, Matt Moulson has 27 assists and Brian Gionta has 143 shots on goal. Defensively, the Sabres are allowing 3.3 goals and haven’t allowed a power play goal in five of their last eight games. Matt Hackett has allowed 18 goals on 155 shots faced and Anders Lindback has allowed 29 goals on 377 shots.
The Blackhawks are 8-3 in their last 11 road games and 68-32 in their last 100 games playing on 0 days rest The Sabres are 17-39 in their last 56 home games and 14-41 in their last 55 vs. Western Conference. The Blackhawks are 6-0 in the last 6 meetings.
The Blackhawks are startin to find their groove and have owned the Sabres for as long as we can remember.. Take the road team and the spread to give your wager more value.