New Jersey Devils at Buffalo Sabres - 4/8/21 NHL Picks and Prediction

New Jersey Devils at Buffalo Sabres - 4/8/21 NHL Picks and Prediction Photo by Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports

Buffalo Sabres (9-23-6) vs New Jersey Devils (13-18-6)

Game Info: Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 7:00 pm (KeyBank Center)

Betting Odds: Buffalo Sabres +100 / New Jersey Devils -110 --- Over/Under: 5.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The New Jersey Devils and Buffalo Sabres meet Thursday in NHL action at the KeyBank Center.

The New Jersey Devils need a win here to snap a four-game losing streak. The New Jersey Devils are averaging 2.4 goals per game and are scoring on 12.4 percent of their power play opportunities. Miles Wood leads New Jersey with 11 goals, Ty Smith has 17 assists and Jack Hughes has 87 shots on goal. Defensively, the New Jersey Devils are allowing three goals per game and are killing 73.1 percent of their opponents power plays. Mackenzie Blackwood has allowed 64 goals on 701 shots faced and Scott Wedgewood has allowed 34 goals on 364 shots.

The Buffalo Sabres look for a win after winning three of their last four games. The Buffalo Sabres are averaging 2.1 goals per game and are scoring on 22 percent of their power play opportunities. Sam Reinhart leads Buffalo with 13 goals, Taylor Hall has 17 assists and Victor Olofsson has 86 shots on goal. Defensively, the Buffalo Sabres are allowing 3.4 goals per game and are killing 79.6 percent of their opponents power plays. Carter Hutton has given up 39 goals on 341 shots faced and Linus Ullmark has given up 41 goals on 508 shots.

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The Devils are 7-21 in their last 28 games playing on 1 days rest and 7-19 in their last 26 overall. The Sabres are 5-16 in their last 21 home games and 17-42 in their last 59 overall. The under is 9-4 in Devils last 13 overall. The over is 3-1-1 in Sabres last 5 games following a win. The road team is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings.

The New Jersey Devils have had good success in the favorite role lately, but they also have issues offensively, have lost four straight games and haven't lit the world on fire this season overall. The Buffalo Sabres have been a joke all season long, but they've quietly won three of their last four games and they've beaten the Devils four times this season. In other words, 44.4 percent of the Sabres wins this season have come against the Devils. You have to like the even money with the Sabres on their home ice.

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Randy’s Pick Buffalo Sabres +100

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