Montreal Canadiens at Buffalo Sabres 11/5/2014 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Josh Schonwald - 11/4/2014
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 7:30 PM ET
First Niagara Center in Buffalo
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On Wednesday night, the Montreal Canadiens will go on the road to face the Buffalo Sabres, who have lost three out of their last four games.
Last season, the Canadiens beat the Sabres in all four of their games against each other. They dominated those matchups, outscoring Buffalo 10-3 and beating them by at least two goals in three out of the four games.
Canadiens left wing Max Pacioretty has faced the Sabres 22 times in his career, scoring five goals and accumulating 14 points. Defenseman P.K. Subban has seven points in 21 games against Buffalo with a plus/minus of +3. Goalie Carey Price seems to like facing the Sabres, going 13-9-7 against them in his career with a .934 save percentage.
On Sunday, the Sabres snapped their three-game losing streak by beating the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 in the shutout. They won despite being outshot 38-21 and going 0-for-4 on the power play in that game. They were physical in that win, through, outhitting the Red Wings 14-7.
The Sabres currently have the lowest-scoring team in the NHL by scoring just 1.1 goals per game. Their best offensive player has been left wing Tyler Ennis, who has four goals and two assists in 13 games. Goalie Jhonas Enroth has made eight starts and is just 1-6-1 with a 3.34 GAA and a .908 save percentage.
Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
Montreal Canadiens are 8-4-0 Against the Spread
Montreal Canadiens are 5-6-0 against the Over/Under
Buffalo Sabres Betting Trends
Buffalo Sabres are 3-10-0 Against the Spread
Buffalo Sabres are 4-7-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
No injuries to report at this time
11/02/14 LW Marcus Foligno Upper Body "?" Wednesday vs Montreal
11/02/14 RW Patrick Kaleta Facial "?" Wednesday vs Montreal
10/31/14 GO Matt Hackett Knee out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Buffalo
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