This Thursday night March 17th, 2022 9pm EDT the NHL is back with more exciting hockey action. The Buffalo Sabres are in Edmonton AB, CAN to face the Edmonton Oilers in Rogers Place. Stay tuned we've got you covered on all the best betting angles here at Picks and Parlays your leader in free sports betting picks!
The Buffalo Sabres are 20-32-8, 9-16-4 at home, sitting in 6th place in the Atlantic Division. Offensively the Sabres are averaging 2.67 goals, and 29.7 shots. The Sabres are 19.4% on power play opportunities and 45.8% on faceoffs.
Defensively the Sabres allow 3.52 goals and 34.1 shot attempts with a 76.7% penalty kill. Expected goalie for the Sabres is Craig Anderson(10-8-0) with a .907 save percentage.
The Edmonton Oilers are 33-23-4, 17-12-0 at home, sitting in 4th place in the Pacific Division. Offensively the Oilers are averaging 3.28 goals, and 33.6 shots. The Oilers are 24.7% on power play opportunities and 52% on faceoffs.
Defensively the Oilers allow 3.2 goals and 31.8 shot attempts with a 75.8% penalty kill. Expected goalie for the Oilers is Mike Smith(5-8-1) with a .891 save percentage.