Sabres vs Ducks Prediction NHL Picks 1/23/24

Anaheim Ducks (15-30-1) vs Buffalo Sabres (20-22-4)

Game Info: Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 10:00 pm (Honda Center)

Betting Odds: Anaheim Ducks +148 / Buffalo Sabres -185 --- Over/Under: 6.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

The Buffalo Sabres and Anaheim Ducks face off on Tuesday in an NHL showdown at the Honda Center. Let’s look at the betting matchup and give a free Sabres vs Ducks prediction.

Sabres Offense Looks to Bounce Back

The Sabres in the last game faced off against the Tampa Bay Lightning and it was an ugly game. At the end of the first period they were down 2-0 and they couldn’t bounce back. Dylan Cozens had a strong game putting up a goal. The Sabres on the season are averaging 2.91 goals while their defense is giving up 3.15 goals per game. They are facing only 28.9 shots per game which is 7th in the league. Casey Mittelstadt has scored 12 goals and added 27 assists so far this season.

Buffalo Sabres Player Prop Facts

  • Alex Tuch has scored at least one goal in seven of the Sabres' last eight games as favorites against Pacific Division opponents.
  • Alex Tuch has recorded at least one point in each of the Sabres' last eight games as favorites against Pacific Division opponents.
  • Rasmus Dahlin has recorded at least one assist in seven of the Sabres' last eight games as favorites against Pacific Division opponents.
  • Tage Thompson has the most Shorthanded Goals for the Sabres this season (2).

 Ducks Defense Struggled in Last Game

The Ducks in the last game faced off against the New York Rangers, and they were defeated 5-2. Leo Carlsson had a strong game finishing with two assists. The Ducks are averaging 2.5 goals while their defense is giving up 3.45 goals per game. The offense is ranked 29th while the defense is ranked 27th. This team has struggled to score and when the offense is usually good, the defense has let them down. Frank Vatrano has scored 21 goals and added 12 assists so far this season.

Anaheim Ducks Player Prop Facts

  • Adam Henrique has scored at least one goal in three of the Ducks' last four games.
  • Cam Fowler has recorded a point in six of the Ducks' last seven games against Atlantic Division opponents.
  • Cam Fowler has recorded an assist in six of the Ducks' last seven games against Atlantic Division opponents.
  • Leo Carlsson ranks T1st amongst rookies for shootout goals (1) this season.

Sabres vs Ducks Betting Prediction

These are two offenses that have had issues and they are going to really struggle here. The Ducks are averaging 2.5 goals and they are going to really struggle to get the offense going here. The Sabres are averaging 2.91 goals per game and they are going to really struggle to get the offense going here. This is going to be a lower scoring and it will stay under the total. Back the under to cash. 

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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