Bet Jamaica NHL Preview — Montreal Canadiens vs. Buffalo Sabres

by Dirty on July 5, 2013

The division rival Montreal Canadiens and Buffalo Sabres are set to renew hostilities on Wednesday when they meet at HSBC Arena.

Oddsmakers currently have the Canadiens listed as 105-moneyline favorites versus the Sabres, while the game’s total is sitting at 6.

The Canadiens built up a three-goal lead and held on for a 3-2 victory over the Sharks on Saturday as +135 underdogs. The five goals went UNDER the posted over/under (5.5).

Andrei Markov, Josh Gorges, and Saku Koivu with the winner potted the goals.

Yann Danis made 31 saves to earn a shutout and Sean Bergeheim had both goals as the Islanders defeated the Sabres 2-0 on Saturday, as +140 underdogs. The two goals went UNDER the posted over/under (5.5).

Current streak:
Montreal has won 4 straight games.
Buffalo has lost 3 straight games.

Team records:
Montreal: 34-22-7
Buffalo: 31-25-7

Montreal most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Atlanta are 5-5
After playing San Jose are 7-3
After a win are 5-5

Buffalo most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Colorado are 7-3
After playing NY Islanders are 8-2
After a loss are 7-3

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Montreal’s last 7 games on the road
Montreal is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Montreal’s last 5 games when playing Buffalo
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Montreal’s last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Buffalo’s last 5 games when playing Montreal
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Buffalo’s last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Buffalo’s last 9 games at home
Buffalo is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Montreal

Next up:
Montreal at Atlanta, Friday, March 6
Buffalo home to Phoenix, Friday, March 6

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