Sabres at Sharks 10/19/19 - NHL Picks & Predictions

Game: San Jose Sharks vs Buffalo Sabres
Date & Time: 10/20/2019, 2:30 AM UTC
Location: SAP Center
Address: San Jose, CA
Latest Odds: SJ -165 O/U 6.5
TV Channel: NBC Sports CA

The Buffalo Sabres continue their west coast trip with a visit on Saturday to the San Jose Sharks. Buffalo defeated the Los Angeles Kings 3-0 on Thursday as Carter Hutton posted his second consecutive shutout stopping all 47 shots in net. Casey Mittelstadt scored two goals for the Sabres. With the win, Buffalo improved to 6-1-1 and leads the Atlantic Division with 13 points.

San Jose won its third straight by beating the Carolina Hurricanes on Wednesday 5-2. Evander Kane scored a hat trick in the first period to become the first Sharks player to score three times in the first period. Also scoring a goal for the Sharks were Barclay Goodrow and Tomas Hertl, while Martin Jones stopped 36 shots in net.

Victor Olofsson leads Buffalo in goals scored with six, while Rasmus Dahlin is the team leader in assists with eight and Jack Eichel leads in points with 10. Carter Hutton is 5-0-0 with goals against per game of 1.39 and saves percentage of .953. Buffalo is scoring 3.63 goals per game while allowing 2.25 per game.

Evander Kane is leading San Jose in goals scored with four. Logan Couture is leading the Sharks in assists with six and Brent Burns leads in points with seven. Martin Jones is 2-3-0 with goals against of 3.24 and save percentage of .902. San Jose is scoring an average of 2.57 goals per game while allowing an average of 3.43 per game.

Odds Table

Betting Trends

  • Buffalo is 2-6 in its last 8 versus Pacific Division opponents
  • The OVER has cashed in 10 of the Sabres last 12 versus Pacific Division opponents
  • San Jose is 11-4 in its last 15 as the favorite at home
  • The OVER has cashed in 12 of the Sharks last 6 as the favorite at home
Free NHL Pick: San Jose Sharks -165

Although Buffalo has started strong, the Sabres will be playing their third game on the west coast this week. Buffalo has lost 4 of its last 5 when playing game 4 of a 4-in-6 situation. On the other hand, San Jose has turned a slow start to the season around with three straight wins. The Sharks have won 5 of the last 7 on 2 days rest. Final Score Prediction, San Jose Sharks win 3-2.


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