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Buffalo Sabres vs Washington Capitals 11/08/2021 Analysis, Game Tips and Forecast

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Buffalo Sabres vs Washington Capitals 11-08-2021 Analysis Game Tips and Forecast

Buffalo Sabres vs Washington Capitals 11/08/2021 – The Washington Capitals will play host to the Buffalo Sabres as they square off in an entertaining NHL game from Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. The Sabres continue with their challenge in the Atlantic Division with a 5-4-2 record on the season. The Sabres are currently sitting at the fifth spot behind the Detroit Red Wings. As for the Capitals, they are fourth in the Metropolitan Division with a 5-2-4 record. The NHL betting picks today have predicted a win for the Capitals with an advantage at their home stadium.

Buffalo Sabres vs Washington Capitals 11/08/2021

When: Monday, November 8, 7:00 PM ET

Where: Capital One Arena, Washington, D.C.

TV: ESPN+

Stream: NHL.TV

Buffalo Sabres vs Washington Capitals 11/08/2021 Betting Odds:

Team PUCKLINE TOTAL ML
Buffalo Sabres +0.5 (-167) 1.5 o (-111) +190
Washington Capitals -0.5 (+110) 1.5 u (-141) -303
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Buffalo Sabres

The Buffalo Sabres are one step ahead of the Boston Bruins but they enter this game riding a terrible four-game losing streak. The Sabres dropped their last game against the Detroit Red Wings with a final score of 4-3. From the offensive end, the Sabres seem to be struggling with an average of just 2.91 goals per game. Buffalo’s defense is giving up 2.70 to opponents. When it comes to their penalty kill, they are holding an average of close to 90 percent. The Sabres have a powerplay of 27.6 percent in total.

Players to watch: R. Asplund RW (G 4, A 6, PTS 10), V. Olofsson RW (G 5, A 4, PTS 9), T. Thompson RW (G 4, A 3, PTS 7).

Washington Capitals

The Washington Capitals remain ahead of the Columbus Blue Jackets and are trailing the Philadelphia Flyers. The Capitals are coming into this game riding a three-game losing streak. Last night, they gave up two goals to the Flyers and scored one in an unsuccessful attempt. Washington has a powerful offense that is averaging 3.36 goals per game. From the defensive end, they are surrendering 2.70 to their opponents. When it comes to their penalty kill, the Capitals have room for improvement with an average of 76.7 percent.

Players to watch: A. Ovechkin LW (G 10, A 8, PTS 18), E. Kuznetsov C (G 5, A 8, PTS 13), J. Carlson D (G 2, A 6, PTS 8).

Buffalo Sabres vs Washington Capitals Betting Predictions

Trends

Sabres

The total has gone OVER in 4 of Buffalo’s last 5 games.
Buffalo are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
Sabres are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games against Washington.
Buffalo are 1-10 SU in their last 11 games on the road.
Buffalo are 2-10 SU in their last 12 games when playing on the road against Washington.

Capitals

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington’s last 5 games.
Washington are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington’s last 6 games against Buffalo.
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Washington’s last 14 games at home.
Washington are 10-2 SU in their last 12 games when playing at home against Buffalo.

Sabres vs Capitals Betting Picks

The NHL betting sites US has predicted the Capitals to dominate the Sabres and win this game with the help of their offense. The numbers are on the side of Washington and they have a decent balance in their performance.

Score Prediction: Capitals 4, Sabres 2.