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Ottawa Senators vs Buffalo Sabres 02/17/2022 Spread, Game Analysis and Tips

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Ottawa Senators vs Buffalo Sabres 02-17-2022 Spread Game Analysis and Tips

Ottawa Senators vs Buffalo Sabres 02/17/2022 – On Thursday, the Ottawa Senators are on the road to meet the Buffalo Sabres in action at the Keybank Center in Buffalo, New York. The Ottawa Senators are seventh in the Atlantic Division with a record of 17-25-4 while the Buffalo Sabres are in the sixth position of the same division with a 16-24-8 record. The two teams are pretty similar on the scoreboard but the Senators might be currently the weaker of the two considering the high number of injuries. The best NHL betting websites predict that the Buffalo Sabres are in for a win in this game.

Ottawa Senators vs Buffalo Sabres 02/17/2022

When: Thursday, February 17, 7:00 PM ET

Where: KeyBank Center, Buffalo, New York

TV: ESPN+

Stream: NHL.TV

Ottawa Senators vs Buffalo Sabres 02/17/2022 Betting Odds:

TeamPUCKLINETOTALML
Ottawa Senators +1.5 (-263)6 o (+102)+162
Buffalo Sabres -1.5 (+206)6 u (-113)+130
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Ottawa Senators

The Ottawa Senators have won four out of their last eight games played. As a team, the Senators are scoring an average of 2.7 goals in every game played. Ottawa is also successful at 16.7 percent of its opportunities presented during the powerplay. The lead scorer for the team is Josh Norris with 18 goals while Drake Bratherson has a team-high of 21 assists. Brady Tkachuck has attempted 151 shots on target. In defense, the Ottawa Senators are allowing 3.2 goals in every game played.

Players to watch: Brady Tkachuk LW (G 15, A 20, PTS 35), Drake Batherson RW (G 13, A 21, PTS 34), Josh Norris C (G 18, A 8, PTS 26).

Buffalo Sabres

The Buffalo Sabres have lost three out of the last five games played. As a team, the Sabres are scoring 2.6 goals in every game. They are also making successful use out of 19.5 percent of their opportunities during the powerplay. The top scorer for the Buffalo Sabres is Jeff Skinner who has scored 20 goals this NHL season. The highest number of assists goes to Rasmus Dahlin while Tage Thompson has attempted 138 times so far. In their defense, the team is allowing 3.5 goals in every game played.

Players to watch: Jeff Skinner LW (G 20, A 14, PTS 34), Tage Thompson RW (G 16, A 18, PTS 34), Rasmus Dahlin D (G 8, A 23, PTS 31).

Ottawa Senators vs Buffalo Sabres Betting Predictions

Trends

Senators

The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Ottawa’s last 13 games.
Ottawa are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against Buffalo.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Ottawa’s last 5 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Ottawa’s last 5 games when playing on the road against Buffalo.
Ottawa are 5-10 SU in their last 15 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.

Sabres

The total has gone OVER in 4 of Buffalo’s last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Buffalo’s last 6 games against Ottawa.
Sabres are 6-13 SU in their last 19 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Buffalo’s last 6 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Buffalo’s last 5 games when playing at home against Ottawa.

Senators vs Sabres Betting Picks

The Ottawa Senators have experienced some bad luck recently, especially due to injuries. Their offense is pretty weak and the Sabres are surely going to take advantage of this situation. The online sportsbook predictions are with the Buffalo Sabres in this game.

Score Prediction: Sabres 3, Senators 2.