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Buffalo Sabres vs Toronto Maple Leafs 03/02/2022 Best Picks, Predictions and Favorite Preview

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Buffalo Sabres vs Toronto Maple Leafs 03-02-2022 Best Picks Predictions and Favorite Preview

Buffalo Sabres vs Toronto Maple Leafs 03/02/2022 – The Buffalo Sabres will try to arrest their six-game losing skid when they visit the red-hot Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday night. The Atlantic Division showdown will take place at the Scotiabank Arena in Ontario with the hosts being the clear favorites in the latest NHL Betting Odds. The Maple Leafs, who continue their quest for an outright playoff spot, will look to rely on their current surge while setting their sights on surpassing the Florida Panthers and the Tampa Bay Lightning in the division race. The game starts at 07:30 Eastern Time live on ESPN+ and NHL.TV.

Buffalo Sabres vs Toronto Maple Leafs 03/02/2022

When: Wednesday, March 2, 7:30 PM ET

Where: Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, Ontario

TV: ESPN+

Stream: NHL.TV

Buffalo Sabres vs Toronto Maple Leafs 03/02/2022 Betting Odds:

TeamPUCKLINETOTALML
Buffalo Sabres +1 (+155)6.5 o (-112)+310
Toronto Maple Leafs -1 (-182)6.5 u (-102)-417
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Buffalo Sabres

The Sabres absorbed their sixth straight loss on Sunday in Dallas. There are a lot of things to be frustrated about, but members of the team are refusing to dwell too much on the negative side of their journey. Tage Thompson said that despite the loss, Buffalo has found some sort of silver lining in their performance. “Obviously, the results aren’t what we want, but I feel like we’re piecing things together right now, and we’ve just got to find a way to have consistency,” the center said. “It’s got to be that next step for us.” It’s obviously a long journey ahead for the Sabres. After all, the team remains as one of the bottom teams in the league with only 40 points in 54 games. 

Players to watch: T. Thompson RW (G 22, A 18, PTS 40), J. Skinner LW (G 20, A 17, PTS 37). R. Dahlin D (G 8, A 26, PTS 34).

Toronto Maple Leafs

The mission is clear for Toronto at this stage of the season. With the postseason fast approaching, the Maple Leafs are slowly shifting to their playoff mode as it translated in their most recent performances. The team has now won three straight games and is looking to make it four at home against a reeling Buffalo squad. The Atlantic Division supremacy is still within reach for the Maple Leafs. The opportunity to top the group gives Toronto the extra motivation to give their 100 percent every game. 

Players to watch: A. Matthews C (G 37, A 31, PTS 68), M. Marner C (G 21, A 35, PTS 56), J. Tavares C (G 17, A 33, PTS 50).

Buffalo Sabres vs Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Predictions

Trends

Sabres

The total has gone OVER in 8 of Buffalo’s last 10 games.
Buffalo are 0-6 SU in their last 6 games.
Sabres are 2-8 SU in their last 10 games against Toronto.
Buffalo are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games on the road.
Buffalo are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Toronto.

Maple Leafs

The total has gone OVER in 11 of Toronto’s last 15 games.
Toronto are 11-5 SU in their last 16 games.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Toronto’s last 10 games against Buffalo.
Toronto are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games at home.
Toronto are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Buffalo.

Sabres vs Maple Leafs Betting Picks

It doesn’t matter who they will face. The Maple Leafs will bring the same energy and drive when they host the Sabres on Wednesday. Buffalo may still be positive amidst their struggles, but Toronto will be out to show them how distant they are in terms of play inside the rink. Predictions from the top betting sites for NHL are obvious and easy. The Maple Leafs will win this game in a lopsided fashion. 

Score Prediction: Sabres 1, Maple Leafs 6.