Canes host struggling Sabres
CHARLOTTE, NC (TheSpread) – The Carolina Hurricanes will look to hand the Buffalo Sabres their sixth straight loss on Thursday night when the two meet at 7PM ET.
Carolina is just 12-24-4 on the season and 8-8-2 at home while Buffalo is 14-24-3 overall and 4-14-1 on the road. Carolina has won five of its last seven against the Sabres, but Buffalo holds the lone win this season, 4-3 in a shootout in Carolina. These two have scored five goals or more in five straight meetings.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Carolina is the clear favorite at home, as the Hurricanes are getting odds of -190 to prevail, while the Sabres are getting odds of +165 to win. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5 goals.
Buffalo has the league’s longest losing streak right now at 5 games and they are also 1-9 in their last 10. The lone win was at home over the Islanders in a shootout. The Sabres have pushed or hit the over in nine of their last 10 games as well. Carolina has been in a funk as of late too, losing six of their last nine, though they have won two of their last three. The Hurricanes have won three of their last four at home and they have pushed or hit the under in 10 straight.