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Montreal Canadiens vs Buffalo Sabres Predictions & Betting Odds - NHL Preview

The Montreal Canadiens (31-31-9) welcome the Buffalo Sabres (30-31-8) to the Bell Centre in the NHL on Thursday night.
Montreal Canadiens vs Buffalo Sabres Predictions & Betting Odds - NHL Preview
Montreal Canadiens vs Buffalo Sabres
March 12,2020

Montreal went down to a 4-2 loss on home-ice against the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night, extending their losing streak to three-games in the process. The Canadiens’ goals came from Artturi Lehkonen and Lukas Vejdemo, while Carey Price made 32 saves.

The Canadiens average 2.94 Goals per Game (GPG), while allowing 3.09 (GA). Tomas Tatar leads the way for Montreal in goals, points and assists, with 22, 61 and 39 respectively. They are 14-17-7 on home-ice.

Betting Odds - Winner

Buffalo had a 3-2 shootout win on home-ice against the Washington Capitals on Monday night to snap a six-game losing streak.

Jack Eichel and rookie Victor Olofsson scored in regulation for the Sabres, with Dominik Kahun scoring the decisive goal in the seventh round of the shootout. Goalie Linus Ullmark made 33 saves through overtime and six of seven shootout attempts in his first game back after an 18-game absence with a leg injury.

The Sabres average 2.80 GPG, while allowing 3.12 (GA). Eichel leads the way for Buffalo in terms of goals, points and assists, with 36, 78 and 42 respectively. They are 10-20-4 on the road.

Canadiens vs Sabres Betting Lines & NHL Tip

Although the Canadiens are not strong on home-ice this season, the Sabres are poor on the road, so it’s Montreal who are the tips in NHL bet predictions going into this game.

Montreal are on offer at odds of -182 (1.55) with 888Sport on the Money Line, while Buffalo are available at +145 (2.45) with 888Sport.

NHL Tip: Money Line – Montreal Canadiens to Win @ -182 (1.55) with 888Sport

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