Buffalo Sabres vs Pittsburgh Penguins Prediction, Pick and Preview, December 9 (12/9): NHL
- Lm Tipster
- Dec 10, 2022, 7:49:59 AM
|Time||7:00 p.m. EST|
|Penguins money line||-115|
|Penguins spread||-1.5 (+205)|
|Sabres money line||-105|
|Sabres spread||+1.5 (-245)|
|Over / under||6.5|
2021-2022 season stats
|Pittsburgh Penguins||Buffalo Sabres|
|Road / home record||4-3-2||10-1-1|
|Goals per game||3.39||3.42|
|Goals allowed per game||3.17||2.63|
|Shots per game||33.5||33.6|
|Shots allowed per game||33.5||30.8|
|Over / under record||11-12||9-14-1|
The Pittsburgh Penguins continue at home and will host the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night. These teams met two times last season and the Penguins won both games.
The Penguins have won 5 of their last 7 games and are 4-3-2 at home so far with a 11-8-4 record overall ranking 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They're coming from a tough loss at home vs Carolina as they lost in overtime 3-2. Guentzel and Sidney Crosby scored for Pittsburgh. Jarry stopped 36 shots.
Evgeni Malkin has eight goals and 12 assists for the Penguins. Sidney Crosby has six goals and 10 assists over the past 10 games.
In their last 10 games the Penguins are 6-2-2, averaging 3.2 goals, 5.7 assists, 3.3 penalties and 7.7 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game.
The Sabres get here with a 7-3 record after beating 6-3 the Pittsburgh Penguins. Alex Tuch scored with 9:26 left, Victor Oloffson, Tage Thompson, JJ Peterka and Kyle Okposo also scored for Buffalo. Eric Comrie made 18 saves.
Rasmus Dahlin led the Sabres with 6 total assists and has 6 goals. Tage Thompson has six goals and 12 assists over the last 10 games for Buffalo.
In their last 10 games the Sabres are 7-3, averaging 4 goals, 5.8 assists, 3.1 penalties and seven penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game with an .889 save percentage.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Vegas' last 5 games.
Vegas are 13-5 SU in their last 18 games.
Vegas are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games against Pittsburgh.
Vegas are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games.
Pittsburgh are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games against Vegas.
Pittsburgh are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games at home.
The Penguins have been up and down this season and are only 4-3-2 at home losing 5 of their last 6 games in Pitt. The Sabres are having a great start of the season and have been insane on the road as they have won 10 of 12 games away from home. The Pens beat the Sabres twice last season but things are looking different now so go with Buffalo to steal another win on the road.
PICK: Sabres ML (-105)
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