Florida Panthers vs Buffalo Sabres Prediction, 10/15/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Florida Panthers vs Buffalo Sabres
Date: Saturday, October 15, 2022
Location: KeyBank Center in Buffalo, NY
TV: MSG Network
Odds/Point Spread: Panthers (-190) Sabres (+160)
The Florida Panthers are hitting the road to KeyBank Center on Saturday where they will play the Buffalo Sabres. The odds on this game have the Panthers at -190 and the Sabres are opening at +160. The over/under is set at 7.
The Florida Panthers went home feeling good about their game by earning a 3-1 win against the Islanders their last time out. Florida accrued 8 penalty minutes for this game. The Panthers had a middle of the road offensive output in this victory. Additionally, they had 5 power play tries but didn't net one. For the outing, they scored on 3 of the 29 shots they put on net.
Get all of our NHL Betting Picks
Florida Panthers opponents have 3 power play tries (26th in hockey) and have earned 1 goal in those attempts. The Panthers have seen 33 shots tried against them and hold a save percentage of .970. Florida has taken 29 shots and is the owner of a shot percentage of 10.3%. When playing at even strength, the Panthers have surrendered 0 goals while getting 3 as an offensive unit. Florida steps onto the ice with 5 power play chances and they have added 0 goals out of those chances, garnering them a rate of 0.00%. For the current season, they have earned 2 points and their points percentage sits at 1.000. With respect to their scoring capabilities, the Florida Panthers have earned 3 goals (19th in pro hockey) over the course of the season and have conceded 1.
The man in goal for this game is Sergei Bobrovsky. Bobrovsky has taken the ice for 593 games during his pro hockey career. He has earned a win-loss mark of 337-187-48 and he started in 578 games. The opposition has scored 1,459 goals versus Bobrovsky in his professional career and his goals against average per contest is 2.56. Bobrovsky has seen 17,402 shot attempts taken against him and has recorded 15,943 total saves. His save percentage sits at .916 in his 34,135 minutes played. For his professional hockey career, Bobrovsky has recorded 330 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is .571.
The last time they were on the ice, Buffalo faced off against the Senators in a game where the Sabres earned a win by a final score of 4-1. The Sabres had 4 goals out of the 36 shots on goal they tried. They had 4 power play opportunities in this outing but weren't able to score a goal.
The Sabres have earned 4 goals at even strength and 0 goals (26th in the league) while on the power play. Buffalo has taken 36 shots (14th in the league) and has a shot percentage of 11.11%, while allowing the opposition 36 shots. So far this year, the Buffalo Sabres have notched a total of 4 goals, 2 points, in addition to a points percentage of 1.000. They have granted a total of 1 goal. They have earned 4 opportunities on the power play and they have earned a power play rate of 0%. They have earned a penalty kill percentage of 100.00% on the other teams 4 opportunities on the power play, and their save percentage is 97.2%.
On the other side of the ice you are expected to see Craig Anderson protecting the net. He has recorded 19,134 saves out of 20,975 shots taken, giving him a percentage of .912. Anderson has accrued a career record of 309-264-71 and has played in 684 games. He has started in 598 games and has been on the ice for 38,798 mins. Anderson's percentage of quality starts comes out to 53.3% and he has accumulated 319 quality starts in his NHL career. His opponents are averaging 2.85 goals per game and he has allowed 1,841 goals altogether.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy's Pick: Take Buffalo (+160)
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of Tonight's Free NHL Picks.
Get all of Tonight's Expert Expert NHL Picks.