Carolina Hurricanes vs Buffalo Sabres Prediction, Pick and Preview, November 4 (11/4): NHL
- Lm Tipster
- Nov 4, 2022, 12:29:28 AM
|Time||7:00 p.m. EST|
|Hurricanes money line||-210|
|Hurricanes spread||-1.5 (+125)|
|Sabres money line||+175|
|Sabres spread||+1.5 (-145)|
|Over / under||6.5|
2021-2022 season stats
|Carolina Hurricanes||Buffalo Sabres|
|Road / home record||2-1||3-1|
|Goals per game||3.11||4.30|
|Goals allowed per game||2.78||2.80|
|Shots per game||29.5||33.6|
|Shots allowed per game||34.5||32.8|
|Over / under record||4-6||4-5-1|
The Carolina Hurricanes return home and will host the Buffalo Sabres on Friday night at the PNC Arena. These teams met three times last season and the Canes led 2-1 with both wins were at home.
The Hurricanes have won 4 of their last 5 games and are 2-1 at home ranking 2nd in the Metropolitan division. They beat the Tampa Bay Lightning on the road 4-3 in overtime. Sebastian Aho scored in the sixth round of the shootout to take the win. Brady Skjei, Seth Jarvis and Martin Necas scored in regulation for Carolina, which has won three straight, all in overtime or shootout. Frederik Andersen stopped 23 shots.
Martin Necas leads with 8 assists and 14 points for the Hurricanes. Andrei Svechnikov is leading with 8 goals and seven assists over the last 10 games.
In their last 10 games the Hurricanes were 7-3, averaging 3.1 goals, five assists, 4.4 penalties and 9.2 penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 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.
Buffalo are 12-4 SU in their last 16 games.
Buffalo are 1-12 SU in their last 13 games against Carolina.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Buffalo's last 5 games on the road.
Buffalo are 0-7 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against Carolina.
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Carolina's last 18 games.
Carolina are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Carolina's last 9 games against Buffalo.
Carolina are 11-2 SU in their last 13 games at home.
The Sabres are having a great start of the season winning 6 of their first 8 games and have been playing great offense averaging 4.3 goals per game this season. The Hurricanes have won 7 of their first 10 games this season but they have had some tough games lately as they have won their last 3 games in overtime. The Sabres have an extra day of rest and have been on fire offensively so I'll give it a shot with them to won this game.
PICK: Sabres ML (+175)
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