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Buffalo Sabres vs New York Islanders 02/02/2021 Picks, NHL Predictions and Previews
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Buffalo Sabres vs New York Islanders 02/02/2021 – New York Islanders will remain at home as they host Buffalo Sabres at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. Both teams seem to be struggling in the East Division play and they have a long way to get to the top. Buffalo Sabres are holding the sixth spot in the East Division play while the Islanders are holding the seventh position. The nhl season start has been exciting right from the start and both teams will enter this game with a losing streak. The Sabres will try to take advantage of a weak New York team, but they hold a disadvantage on the road.
Buffalo Sabres vs New York Islanders 02/02/2021
When: Tuesday, February 2, 6:00 PM ET
Where: Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, New York
Buffalo Sabres vs New York Islanders 02/02/2021 Betting Odds:
Buffalo Sabres are currently holding a 4-4-2 record in the East Division play. The Sabres lost their last game against New Jersey Devils with a final score of 5-3. Rasmus Ristolainen was impressive with his performance, but the Sabres failed to get past the Devils. Buffalo has Victor Olofsson as their leader in scoring with four goals. When it comes to assists Jack Eichel is the leader with nine and 11 points. Buffalo’s scoring offense is touching an average of 2.88 goals per game while their defense is surrendering an average of 3.06 per game.
Players to watch: J. Eichel C (G 2 A 9 PTS 11), V. Olofsson RW (G 4 A 6 PTS 10), T. Hall LW (G 1 A 8 PTS 9).
New York Islanders
New York Islanders are one step below the Sabers as they hold a 3-4-2 record in the East Division play. The Islanders will enter this game riding a terrible five-game losing streak. In their last outing, they lost against Philadelphia Flyers with a final score of 4-3. The Islanders are struggling as they are trailing the Sabres and are ahead of the Rangers. The leading scorer with four goals and six assists is Mathew Barzal. New York is scoring an average of 2.11goals per game while their defense is surrendering an average of 2.67 goals per game.
Players to watch: M. Barzal C (G 4 A 6 PTS 10), N. Dobson D (G 1 A 4 PTS 5), J. Eberle RW (G 3 A 2 PTS 5).
Buffalo Sabres vs New York Islanders Betting Predictions
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Buffalo’s last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of NY Islanders’ last 11 games.
Sabres vs Islanders Betting Picks
Buffalo Sabres might be in a better position, but the Islanders seem to have a better defense that is surrendering less. On the other hand, the Islanders are playing this game at home. The NHL betting picks have predicted the New York Islanders to win this game and get past the Sabres with ease.
Score Prediction: Islanders 3, Sabres 1.