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Penguins at Sabres 3/5/20 - NHL Picks & Predictions

Buffalo Sabres vs Pittsburgh Penguins Odds & Info

Game Buffalo Sabres vs Pittsburgh Penguins
Date & Time Thursday March 5, 2020, 7:00 PM (EST)
Keybank Center KeyBank Center, Washington Street, Downtown, Cobblestone District, Buffalo, Erie County, New York, 14203, USA
Latest odds
PIT -170 O/U 6
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The Penguins were finally able to break their losing streak. That is the bad news for the Sabres. The good news is the Penguins scored 7 goals in the last game and a repeat offensive performance is unlikely. The Penguins on the year with the win over Ottawa moved up to a 38-21-6 record on the year.

This season the Penguins offense has been consistent getting 3.14 goals per game. The defense for the Penguins has allowed 2.78 goals a game. The power play for Pittsburgh is converting at 20.3% on the year and the penalty kill for the Penguins is sitting at 81.7% on the year.

Buffalo is heading into the game here after losing 4 straight games. The last loss was to the Winnipeg Jets by a 3-1 score. The Sabres on the year after the recent losses have dropped to a 29-29-8 record on the season.

When it comes to finding the back of the net the Sabres have only managed to get 2.88 goals a game scored. The Sabres defense has allowed 3.12 goals a game. When it comes to the power play the Sabres have converted at 19.6% on the year with the penalty kill sitting at 74.3% on the year.

    Recent Betting Trends

    • Pittsburgh are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games.
    • Pittsburgh are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against Buffalo.
    • Buffalo are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
    • Buffalo are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games at home.

    Free NHL Pick:

    Pittsburgh Penguins -170

    The Sabres are going to have some serious problems in this game. The Buffalo team has only recently lost quite a few games, but the Sabres are even struggling in the games they have played so far. Look for the Sabres to continue to struggle in the game here as the Penguins continue to keep their offense going really well. Final Score Prediction, Pittsburgh Penguins win 5-2.

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