Minnesota Wild at Buffalo Sabres 1/15/2015 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Tony Sink - 1/14/2015
Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 7:00 PM ET
First Niagara Center in Buffalo
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The Minnesota Wild will head to the First Niagara Center to take on the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night.
Minnesota is 10-3 in their last 13 road games vs. a team with a losing home record and 11-4 in their last 15 vs. a team with a losing record. They are 1-4 in their last 5 games playing on 1 day rest. The under is 3-0-2 in the Wild last 5 vs. the Atlantic while the over is 4-0 in their last 4 following a loss of 3 or more goals.
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Buffalo is 16-35 in their last 51 vs. the Western Conference and 2-6 in their last 8 when their opponent allows 5 goals or more in their previous game. They are 16-48 in their last 64 overall. The under is 5-0-1 in the Sabres last 6 when their opponent allows 5 goals or more in their previous game and the over is 7-1-1 in their last 9 games playing on 1 days rest.
Head-to-head, the under is 4-0-1 in the last 5 meetings in Buffalo. The Wild are 5-1 in the last 6 meetings in Buffalo and the under is 4-1-1 in the last 6 meetings.
Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
Minnesota Wild are 18-24-0 Against the Spread
Minnesota Wild are 18-19-0 against the Over/Under
Buffalo Sabres Betting Trends
Buffalo Sabres are 14-30-0 Against the Spread
Buffalo Sabres are 21-16-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
12/28/14 C Mikael Granlund Wrist expected to miss 1 month
12/17/14 GO Josh Harding Illness out indefinitely
12/10/14 D Keith Ballard Concussion out indefinitely
01/14/15 D Ryan Suter Possible Suspension "?" Thursday vs. Buffalo
01/13/15 D Marco Scandella Head out indefinitely
01/08/15 GO Darcy Kuemper Lower Body out indefinitely
12/21/14 LW Marcus Foligno Hand out 3 months
10/31/14 GO Matt Hackett Knee out indefinitely
01/13/15 RW Chris Stewart Illness "?" Thursday vs Minnesota
01/11/15 C Cody McCormick Blood Clot out indefinitely
01/08/15 RW Brian Gionta Upper Body out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Minnesota
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