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Buffalo Sabres vs Boston Bruins 04/13/2021 NHL Predictions, Spread & Picks

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Buffalo Sabres vs Boston Bruins 04-13-2021 NHL Predictions Spread & Picks

Buffalo Sabres vs Boston Bruins 04/13/2021 – The Boston Bruins were downright humiliated inside their home arena as they suffered their worst loss of the season against the Washington Capitals on Sunday. It was their second straight defeat, keeping them with 48 points at the fourth spot in the East. The homestand continues as they are set to host the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday with the aim to rebound from the embarrassing finish they had in the last game. According to the NHL Betting Odds, the Bruins are very likely to bounce back as shown by a -400 heavy favorites price while the Sabres are underdogs at +295. The match begins at 07:00 PM Eastern Time with a live broadcast available on NESN, MSG-B, and NHL.TV.

Buffalo Sabres vs Boston Bruins 04/13/2021

When: Tuesday, April 13, 7:00 PM ET

Where: TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts

TV: NESN | MSG-B

Stream: NHL.TV

Buffalo Sabres vs Boston Bruins 04/13/2021 Betting Odds:

Team PUCKLINE TOTAL ML
Buffalo Sabres +1 (+130) 5.5 o (-118) +295
Boston Bruins -1 (-138) 5.5 u (-118) -400
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Buffalo Sabres

It is obvious that the Buffalo Sabres are playing with less pressure on their backs and it manifested to a rare win against one of the better teams in the division. Buffalo played like a well-oiled machine as they pulled off a 5-3 upset win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday. Playing under interim head coach Don Granato could also be a factor in the team’s fine play following a horrendous 18-game losing streak. Since then, the Sabres have accounted for 40% of their total wins in just seven games played. The players admit that the team is now starting to discover their identity on ice, and though it may be too late for them to make a push for the playoffs, the Sabres are willing to buy into the new system as they continue to trust the process.  

Players to watch: S. Reinhart C (G 14 A 12 PTS 26),  V. Olofsson RW (G 11 A 13 PTS 24), T. Hall LW (G 2 A 17 PTS 19). 

Boston Bruins

The Bruins were left deflated after they got subdued ultimately by the No. 1 team in the East last timeout. And the fact that it happened inside their home arena added to the puzzle the team will try to unravel when they host the Sabres on Tuesday. On the brighter side, much-needed help could be on its way with a number of significant additions, including Mike Reilly from the Ottawa Senators and 2018 MVP winger Taylor Hall from the Sabres. Boston stays on top of the playoff line but its spot is anything but guaranteed. More grind and effort must still be employed for them to stave off any potential collapse that might lose them their ticket to the next round. 

Players to watch: B. Marchand C (G 19 A 29 PTS 48), P. Bergeron C (G 16 A 19 PTS 35), D. Pastrnak RW (G 16 A 16 PTS 32). 

Buffalo Sabres vs Boston Bruins Betting Predictions

Trends

Sabres

The total has gone OVER in 4 of Buffalo’s last 5 games.
Buffalo is 4-16 SU in their last 20 games.
Buffalo is 0-7 SU in their last 7 games against Boston.
Sabres are 2-10 SU in their last 12 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Buffalo’s last 5 games when playing on the road against Boston.

Bruins

The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Boston’s last 18 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Boston’s last 7 games against Buffalo.
Boston is 3-6 SU in their last 9 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston’s last 5 games when playing at home against Buffalo.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston’s last 6 games this season.

Sabres vs Bruins Betting Picks

The pain of the devastating loss on Sunday lingers on Boston, and that would fuel the Bruins to unleash an unrelenting type of play on the ice at the expense of the Buffalo Sabres. The home team will make sure to live up to its huge favorites tag by the top betting sites by exhibiting top-notch hockey on Tuesday. Expect a strong start and an even better finish from the Bruins to complete the redemption win. 

Score Prediction: Sabres 2, Bruins 6.