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Pittsburgh Penguins vs Buffalo Sabres 04/17/2021 Spread, Odds & NHL Results

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Pittsburgh Penguins vs Buffalo Sabres 04-17-2021 Spread Odds & NHL Results

Pittsburgh Penguins vs Buffalo Sabres 04/17/2021 – An unbalanced East Division play is all set to get underway as Pittsburgh Penguins take on Buffalo Sabres from KeyBank Center in Buffalo, New York. The Penguins are holding the third spot in the East Division play and they look forward to getting past the Sabres after their last defeat. As for Buffalo Sabres, they are stuck at the bottom of the East Division play and they seem to be a lost cause. The Sabres will enter this game with a winning record, but they are up against a tough opponent. The NHL gambling site has all the odds and predictions available online with every detail of this entertaining game.

Pittsburgh Penguins vs Buffalo Sabres 04/17/2021

When: Saturday, April 17, 3:00 PM ET

Where: KeyBank Center, Buffalo, New York

TV: NBC

Stream: NHL.TV

Pittsburgh Penguins vs Buffalo Sabres 04/17/2021 Betting Odds:

Team PUCKLINE TOTAL ML
Pittsburgh Penguins -1.5 (-103) 6 o (-107) -269
Buffalo Sabres +1.5 (-119) 6 u (-107) +241
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Pittsburgh Penguins

The Pittsburgh Penguins enter this game holding a 27-13-3 record on the season. Pittsburgh is trailing the Islanders in the second spot and is ahead of the Bruins in fourth. In their last game, they failed to get past the Philadelphia Flyers and were forced to settle with a final score of 2-1. Pittsburgh’s offense is touching an average of 3.35 goals per game. From the defensive end, they are giving up 2.77 to opponents. When it comes to their penalty kill, the Penguins are reaching an average of 77.3 percent while their power play is at 22.4 percent.

Players to watch: S. Crosby C (G 17 A 32 PTS 49), J. Guentzel LW (G 20 A 25 PTS 45), K. Letang D (G 7 A 28 PTS 35).

Buffalo Sabres

Buffalo Sabres are the worst team with a terrible record on the season. The Sabres are 11-25-7 on the season and they continue to trail the Devils. In their last outing, the Sabres managed to defeat the Washington Capitals with a final score of 5-2. It was a big victory for Buffalo and are not touching an average of 2.37 goals with their offense. From the defensive end, the Sabres are giving up 3.40 to opponents. When it comes to their penalty kill, the Sabres are reaching an average of 78.4 percent.

Players to watch: S. Reinhart C G 15 A 12 PTS 27, V. Olofsson RW G 12 A 13 PTS 25, R. Dahlin D G 4 A 14 PTS 18.

Pittsburgh Penguins vs Buffalo Sabres Betting Predictions

Trends

Penguins

The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh’s last 6 games.
Pittsburgh is 8-3 SU in their last 11 games.
Pittsburgh is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games against Buffalo.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh’s last 5 games on the road.
Pittsburgh is 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against Buffalo.

Sabres

The total has gone OVER in 5 of Buffalo’s last 6 games.
Buffalo is 5-15 SU in their last 20 games.
Buffalo is  2-14 SU in their last 16 games at home.
Sabres are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Buffalo’s last 5 games this season.​

Penguins vs Sabres Betting Picks

Pittsburgh is way stronger than the Sabres and they hold the key to success in this game. The NHL sportsbook 2021 has predicted the Penguins to get past the Sabres with ease and rebound from their last defeat. Back the Penguins to win and cover the spread.

Score Prediction: Penguins 5, Sabres 2.