Maple Leafs vs. Sabres Prediction
Will the over cash tonight when the Sabres host the Maple Leafs at 7:00PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Sabres are +135 money line underdogs to knock off a Maple Leafs squad who has odds of -155 to win on the road tonight. As for the total, the number currently sits at 5.5 goals after opening at that same figure.
TORONTO KEY TRENDS: The Maple Leafs have won six of seven entering play tonight and are also 6-1 in their last seven games against Eastern Conference competition. They're 4-1 in their last five games coming off a win, are 4-1 in their last five games when playing on one day of rest, and are 4-1 in their last five games versus Atlantic Division competition as well.
BUFFALO KEY TRENDS: The Sabres are just 6-13 in their last 19 games overall, are 23-65 in their last 88 games when playing on no rest, and are 7-16 in their last 23 games when their opponent scores five goals or more in its previous game.
OUR PREDICTION: The over is 9-4-3 in the last 16 meetings between these two teams and has cashed in five of the Sabres' last six home games. The over is also 7-3 in the Sabres' last 10 games against Eastern Conference competition and is 13-6-2 in their last 21 games playing on no rest. On the other side, the over is 4-1 in the Maple Leafs' last five games when they play a team with a losing record and is 4-1 in their last five games coming off a win.
MONDAY NHL PREDICTION: MAPLE LEAFS/SABRES OVER 5.5