Red Wings vs Sabres Prediction - NHL Picks 12/5/23

Buffalo Sabres (10-13-2) vs Detroit Red Wings (13-7-3)

Game Info: Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 7:30 pm (KeyBank Center)

Betting Odds: Buffalo Sabres -125 / Detroit Red Wings +102 --- Over/Under: 6.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Detroit Red Wings and Buffalo Sabres face off on Tuesday in an NHL showdown at the KeyBank Center. Let’s look at the betting matchup and give a free Red Wings vs Sabres prediction.

Red Wings Offense is Hot

The Red Wings offense has a ton of confidence heading into this game and over the last two games they have scored 10 goals total. In the last game against the Montreal Canadiens, they gave up two goals in the third period and that led to them needing to win in overtime. The Red Wings offense is averaging 3.74 goals, while their defense is giving up 2.95 goals per game. The offense is ranked 3rd while the defense is ranked 13th. Alex DeBrincat has scored 13 goals and added 10 assists. 

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Detroit Red Wings Player Prop Facts

  • David Perron has scored a goal in four of his last five appearances against the Sabres.
  • David Perron has recorded at least one point in each of his last eight appearances with his team as a favorite against the Sabres.
  • Alex DeBrincat has recorded an assist in four of his last five appearances with his team as a favorite against Atlantic Division opponents.
  • Lucas Raymond recorded an equal-career-high two power play points in his last game against the Sabres.

Sabres Offense is an Issue

The Sabres offense is a problem heading into this game and over the last two games they have scored only three goals total. In the last game against the Predators, they only gave up two goals, but it wasn’t enough. The Sabres are averaging 2.85 goals while their defense is giving up 3.4 goals per game. The offense is ranked 25th in the league while the defense is ranked 23rd. Casey Mittlestadt has scored five goals and added 16 assists so far this season. 

Buffalo Sabres Player Prop Facts

  • Jeff Skinner has scored a goal in four of the Sabres' last five games against the Red Wings.
  • Casey Mittelstadt has recorded at least one point in each of the Sabres' last six games against Eastern Conference opponents.
  • Rasmus Dahlin has recorded an assist in seven of the Sabres' last eight games against Atlantic Division opponents.
  • Alex Tuch has the most multi-goal games for the Sabres this season (2).

Red Wings vs Sabres Prediction

The Sabres offense has been ice-cold heading into this game and the struggles are going to continue again in this game. The Red Wings on the season are averaging 3.74 goals per game and they are going to have no issue running up the score again in this game. The Red Wings are going to run up the score here and that is going to be the difference here. Back the Red Wings on the money line. 

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