Buffalo Sabres vs Columbus Blue Jackets Odds

The Sabres will play the Blue Jackets on Friday, February 23rd, 2024. Your timezone's face off time is 7:08 pm EST. Check local listings or your nearest streaming app for coverage.

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Key Matchup Stats

With the 2023-24 NHL regular season in full swing, let's turn the page to an exciting matchup between the Buffalo Sabres and Columbus Blue Jackets. The puck hits the ice on Friday, February 23rd, 2024. Each team's performance trends are starting to firm up. Keeping that in mind, have a look at stats below before you place a wager.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - The Buffalo Sabres currently have a 86.67 SportsBetting3.com power ranking with the Columbus Blue Jackets heading into this matchup with a 83.33 power ranking. The team with the higher power ranking is often the favorite.
  • Away Buffalo Sabres - The Buffalo Sabres have a 13-11-3 record as an away team, ranking them 7th in the league for away team wins. On the flip side, the Buffalo Sabres now rank 7th for away team losses.
  • Home Columbus Blue Jackets - The Columbus Blue Jackets start this game with a 9-14-4 record as a home team. That puts them 13th in the league for home team wins. However, they rank 4th for home team losses.
  • Goals Scored - At this point in the 2023-24 NHL season, the Buffalo Sabres rank 16th (164) for goals scored. Their opponent, the Columbus Blue Jackets, currently rank 15th (165) in the league for goals scored.
  • Goals Against - Teams that allow fewer goals tend to have better goalies and defensive capabilities. The Buffalo Sabres rank 16th (172) in the league for goals scored against them. Looking at the Columbus Blue Jackets, they've given up 206 goals this season, ranking them 2nd in the league.
  • Shootout Records - If the game is tied at the end of regulation and overtime, a shootout will be held to determine the winner. Keep this in mind: the Buffalo Sabres have a 0-1 shootout win-loss record, with the Columbus Blue Jackets owning a 2-1 shootout record.
  • Team Records - The Buffalo Sabres have a 25-27-4 record and the Columbus Blue Jackets hold a 18-27-10 at this point in the 2023-24 NHL regular season.

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Hocus pocus... Buffalo Sabres face Columbus Blue Jackets in crucial matchup... Both teams struggling this season... Sabres with slightly better record than Blue Jackets... Standings show Sabres ahead with 54 points... Blue Jackets lagging with only 46 points...

Buffalo has 0.446 win percentage... Columbus at a lower 0.327 win percentage... Check stats and standings before puck drops... Place bets at BetRivers, BetMGM, or BetWay... Don't forget to review game and player prop bets...

It's a wizardly showdown on the ice... Sabres looking to cast a winning spell... Blue Jackets hoping to break the curse... Tune in to see which team emerges victorious... Remember to learn how to bet on hockey at SportsBetting3.com... May the best team prevail in this magical battle...

As the teams prepare to face off... The energy in the arena is palpable... Fans eagerly await the outcome... Who will come out on top?... Will the Sabres cast a winning spell... Or will the Blue Jackets break the curse... Stay tuned for a thrilling game of wizardry on the ice... (Go Sabres! Go Blue Jackets!)

Best Sabres at Blue Jackets Odds


Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Buffalo Sabres
Favorite

Buffalo Sabres
The Buffalo Sabres are the -155 moneyline favorite. Risk $155 to win $100 on the Buffalo Sabres at BetMGM. The Buffalo Sabres are the -155 underdog at BetMGM. Risk $155 to win $100 on the Buffalo Sabres. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
BetMGM has the best over line of 6.5 goals. Risk $125 to win $100. BetRivers has the best under line of 6.5 goals. Risk $100 to win $108. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Puck Line Betting Odds
Underdog

Columbus Blue Jackets
Favorite

Buffalo Sabres
The Buffalo Sabres have a -1.5 +155 puck line at BetRivers VA. They are the puck line favorite in this matchup. The Columbus Blue Jackets have a +1.5 -175 puck line at BetMGM VA. The Columbus Blue Jackets are the puck line underdogs. Review how to bet on a point spread with our text and video tutorials.

Matchup Odds FAQs

What is the moneyline for the Buffalo Sabres vs Columbus Blue Jackets NHL game on Friday, February 23rd, 2024?

The Buffalo Sabres are the -155 moneyline favorite at BetMGM and the Buffalo Sabres are the -155 moneyline underdog at BetMGM.

What is the over-under total line for the Buffalo Sabres vs Columbus Blue Jackets NHL game on Friday, February 23rd, 2024?

The best over line is 6.5 -125 goals at BetMGM, which means you risk $125 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 6.5 +108 goals at BetRivers, and that means you risk $100 to win $108 betting the under.

What is the puck line for the Buffalo Sabres vs Columbus Blue Jackets NHL game on Friday, February 23rd, 2024?

The Buffalo Sabres are -1.5 +155 puck line favorites at BetRivers, while the Columbus Blue Jackets are +1.5 -175 puck line underdogs at BetMGM.

NHL Odds Example

NHL Odds and Outcomes Explained

Game
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Sabres
Blue Jackets
2/23/24 7:08pm EST
-157+128
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Possible Moneyline Outcomes
  • Buffalo Sabres bettors risk $100 to win $63.69 at -157 odds. The implied probability for Buffalo Sabres is 61.09%.
  • Buffalo Sabres bettors risk $100 to win $63.69 at -157 odds. The implied probability for Buffalo Sabres is 61.09%.

Buffalo Sabres at Columbus Blue Jackets Prop Bets

NHL Prop Bets
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Sabres
Total Goals
BUF at CBJ
2/23/24 7:08pm EST
-120-109Bet
Sabres
Total Shots On Goal
BUF at CBJ
2/23/24 7:08pm EST
-112-112Bet
Blue Jackets
Total Shots On Goal
BUF at CBJ
2/23/24 7:08pm EST
-112-112Bet
Blue Jackets
Total Goals
BUF at CBJ
2/23/24 7:08pm EST
-112-117Bet
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Sabres
Blue Jackets
Total Power Play Goals - Game
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+200-265Bet
Alex Tuch
To Score 1 Point
BUF at CBJ
2/23/24 7:08pm EST
-177+133Bet
Boone Jenner
To Score 1 Point
BUF at CBJ
2/23/24 7:08pm EST
-143+110Bet
Casey Mittelstadt
To Score 1 Point
BUF at CBJ
2/23/24 7:08pm EST
-124-105Bet
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Dmitri Voronkov
To Score 1 Point
BUF at CBJ
2/23/24 7:08pm EST
+143-186Bet
Dylan Cozens
To Score 1 Point
BUF at CBJ
2/23/24 7:08pm EST
-148+114Bet
Jack Roslovic
To Score 1 Point
BUF at CBJ
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+114-148Bet
Jeff Skinner
To Score 1 Point
BUF at CBJ
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-139+107Bet
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John-Jason Peterka
To Score 1 Point
BUF at CBJ
2/23/24 7:08pm EST
+106-137Bet
Johnny Gaudreau
To Score 1 Point
BUF at CBJ
2/23/24 7:08pm EST
-152+117Bet
Kirill Marchenko
To Score 1 Point
BUF at CBJ
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+125-165Bet
Rasmus Dahlin
To Score 1 Point
BUF at CBJ
2/23/24 7:08pm EST
-265+195Bet
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Tage Thompson
To Score 1 Point
BUF at CBJ
2/23/24 7:08pm EST
-186+143Bet
Yegor Chinakhov
To Score 1 Point
BUF at CBJ
2/23/24 7:08pm EST
+123-159Bet
Zach Werenski
To Score 1 Point
BUF at CBJ
2/23/24 7:08pm EST
-132+102Bet

Team Standings

2023-2024 NHL Regular Season Standings - Buffalo Sabres, Columbus Blue Jackets
Team GP W L OTL wPct Pts ROW GF GA Diff Home Away SO L10 Strk
Buffalo Sabres82393760.4768437246244+2.021-19-118-18-52-15-4-1W1
Columbus Blue Jackets822743120.3296624237300-63.017-19-510-24-73-24-6-0W1

Buffalo Sabres & Columbus Blue Jackets Futures Odds

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Buffalo Sabres & Columbus Blue Jackets Team Pages

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