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Buffalo Sabres vs Pittsburgh Penguins 05/06/2021 NHL Results, Picks & Previews

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Buffalo Sabres vs Pittsburgh Penguins 05-06-2021 NHL Results Picks & Previews

Buffalo Sabres vs Pittsburgh Penguins 05/06/2021 – The NHL East Division play is all set to get underway as the Buffalo Sabres take on the Pittsburgh Penguins in their last two-game series of the season. The Sabres enter this game riding a two-game winning streak, but they are stuck at the bottom of the list. Pittsburgh Penguins have already made it to the playoffs and they are all set to take on the Sabres. The NHL top gambling site has predicted a winner and the Penguins hold the key to success. This is an unbalanced game as the Penguins hold the second spot in the East Division.

Buffalo Sabres vs Pittsburgh Penguins 05/06/2021

When: Thursday, May 6, 7:00 PM ET

Where: PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

TV: ATTSN-PT | MSG-B

Stream: NHL.TV

Buffalo Sabres vs Pittsburgh Penguins 05/06/2021 Betting Odds:

Team PUCKLINE TOTAL ML
Buffalo Sabres +1.5 (+123) 5.5 o (-130) +295
Pittsburgh Penguins -1.5 (-139) 5.5 u (+110) -355
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Buffalo Sabres

The Buffalo Sabres are holding a terrible 15-32-7 record on the season and are more than a couple of games behind the Devils. Buffalo is riding a two-game winning streak after their big victory against the Islanders. The Sabres scored four and gave up just two in return. Buffalo has one of the worst offensive units that is touching an average of just 2.41 goals per game. From the defensive end, they are giving up 3.46 to opponents. When it comes to their penalty kill, the Sabres are reaching close to 78 percent this season.

Players to watch: S. Reinhart C (G 25 A 15 PTS 40), V. Olofsson RW (G 13 A 19 PTS 32), R. Dahlin D (G 5 A 18 PTS 23).

Pittsburgh Penguins

The Penguins entered this game holding a 35-16-3 record on the season. Pittsburgh is behind the Capitals at the top and is ahead of the Bruins in third. The Penguins defeated the Flyers in their last outing with a final score of 7-3. Pittsburgh’s powerful offense is touching an average of 3.41 goals per game. From the defensive end, they are restricting opponents to just 2.80. When it comes to their penalty kill, the Penguins are touching close to 78 percent while their power play is reaching close to 24 percent.

Players to watch: S. Crosby C (G 23 A 37 PTS 60), J. Guentzel LW (G 23 A 33 PTS 56), K. Letang D (G 7 A 36 PTS 43).

Buffalo Sabres vs Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Predictions

Trends

Sabres

The total has gone OVER in 7 of Buffalo’s last 8 games.
Buffalo is 3-6 SU in their last 9 games.
Buffalo is 1-6 SU in their last 7 games against Pittsburgh.
Sabres are 3-15 SU in their last 18 games on the road.
Buffalo is 3-10 SU in their last 13 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh.

Penguins

Pittsburgh is 7-2 SU in their last 9 games.
Pittsburgh is 8-2 SU in their last 10 games at home.
Penguins are 10-3 SU in their last 13 games when playing at home against Buffalo.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh’s last 7 games played on a Thursday.
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Pittsburgh’s last 12 games played on a Thursday when at home.

Buffalo Sabres vs Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Picks

The NHL sportsbook 2021 has predicted the Penguins to win this game with ease and cover the spread. Buffalo is no match and they could only hope for a better season next year. Back the Penguins to secure a neat victory.

Score Prediction: Penguins 3, Sabres 0.