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Columbus Blue Jackets at Buffalo Sabres 10/4/21 - NHL Picks & Predictions

Buffalo Sabres vs Columbus Blue Jackets Odds & Info

Game Buffalo Sabres vs Columbus Blue Jackets
Date & Time Monday October 4, 2021, 7:00 PM (EDT)
Location
KeyBank Center Buffalo, NY
Latest odds
CBJ -130 ; O/U 6
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Columbus has had a rough time in the preseason so far. The Blue Jackets are sitting on 2 wins and 2 losses. But hte losses have shown a complete defensive lapse. The last game for the Columbus team endedu p being a 5-1 loss to the Detroit Red Wings.

In the game the Blue Jackets ended up getting a total of 20 shots off on the goal. However, the defense for Columbus was horrible facing only 23 shots and letting 5 of them into the net. The Blue Jackets did get a total of 19 hits in the game, but had 12 penalty minutes in the game.hen it came to the faceoff battle the Columbus Blue Jackets ended up getting 26 faceoff wins in the game, but lost a total of 24 faceoffs.

Buffalo will be looking to see some improvement on the year in this game. However, one common problem for the Sabres is the fact that their offense is missing after the first game of the preseason. The last game on the ice for the Sabres ended up being a 2-1 loss to Pittsburgh.

In the loss Buffalo ended up having more shots in the game with a total of 32 shots. The Sabres even managed to get 9 hits in the game and only had to serve 9 minutes in the penalty box. The Sabres did end up drawing even with the Penguins on the faceoff battle with both sides getting 28 wins in the draw.

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Columbus Blue Jackets -130

Coming here neither one of these teams are really expected to do much. The main difference is Buffalo is coming in with questionable veterans compared to the Blue Jackets who come to the game with questionable talent all around, except at goalie for the most part. Look for the Blue Jackets to make a good stand defensively in the game here and secure the win. Final Score Prediction, Columbus Blue Jackets win 3-1. 

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