Lightning vs. Sabres Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Lightning are -109 money line favorites over the Sabres, who are +101 on the ML. The over/under total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 5.5 goals.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Lightning opened as +106 money line favorites but their odds have climbed to -109, while the Sabres’ odds have gone from -115 down to +101. Tampa Bay enters play with a 1-1-0 record and is 1-1-0 on the road, while Buffalo is 0-3-0 overall and 0-1-0 at home.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 70% of bettors favor the Lightning. This information is subject to change, however, so click on the link provided for the most updated public betting stats.
NHL FREE PICK: Take Tampa Bay. According to latest NHL trends, the Sabres are 2-5 in their last seven games overall and 2-5 in their last seven games versus Eastern Conference opponents. They’re also 1-4 in their last five games after scoring two goals or less in their previous game and 2-12 in their last 14 games following a loss of three or more goals. Look for Tampa Bay to build off of its shootout victory over the reigning Stanley Cup champion Blackhawks by picking up another win tonight.
TUESDAY NHL FREE PICK: TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING -109