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Lightning at Sabres 11/8/19 - NHL Picks & Predictions

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Game Buffalo Sabres vs Tampa Bay Lightning
Date & Time Friday November 8, 2019, 2:00 PM (EST)
KeyBank Center Buffalo, NY
Latest odds
TB -155 O/U 6.5
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On Friday, the Tampa Bay Lightning look to bounce back from a loss when they play the Buffalo Sabres in Stockholm, Sweden. The Lightning lost on Friday in their last outing to the New York Islanders 5-2. The loss dropped the Lightning to 8-5-3 with 19 points. Ryan McDonagh and Yanni Gourde scored for the Lightning and Andrei Valileveskiy made 21 saves.

Buffalo looks to snap a three-game losing streak when they play on Friday against the Lightning. On Saturday, in their last outing before heading to Stockholm the Sabres lost to the New York Islanders 1-0. The Sabres could not put any of their 27 shots on net past Islanders goalie Semyon Varlamov. With the loss, the Sabres fell to 9-4-2 with 20 points.

Steven Stamkos leads Tampa Bay in goals scored with five and in points with 11, while Mikhail Sergachev is the assists leader with seven. Andrei Vasilevskiy is 5-2-0 with goals against of 2.99 and save percentage of .907. Tampa Bay is scoring an average of 3.30 goals per game while allowing an average of 3.20 per game.

Jack Eichel leads Buffalo in goals scored with seven, in assists with 10 and in points with 17. Carter Hutton is 6-1-1 with goals against per game of 2.21 and saves percentage of .926. Buffalo is scoring 3.31 goals per game while allowing 2.46 per game.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Tampa Bay is 2-4 in its last 6
  • The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Lightning’s last 6
  • Buffalo is 1-4 in its last 5
  • The UNDER has cashed in 3 of the Sabres last 4
Free Pick:
Tampa Bay Lightning -155

Both teams are not playing that well leading up to this trip to Stockholm, Sweden but Buffalo has dropped three straight and 4 of its last 5. The Sabres have scored just 7 goals in their last 5 games played while allowing 16. Tampa Bay has not played whether either, but the Lightning have scored 15 goals in their last 5 games played, which gives them a much better offensive output than the Sabres. Final Score Prediction, Tampa Bay Lightning win 6-2.

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