Buffalo Sabres vs Ottawa Senators Odds

The Sabres will play the Senators on Sunday, December 31st, 2023. Your timezone's face off time is 6:08 pm EST. Check local listings or your nearest streaming app for coverage.

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Key Matchup Stats

The 2023-24 NHL regular season has begun for the Buffalo Sabres and Ottawa Senators. Let's look back at some stats from 2022-23 to analyze what might happen in this matchup and establish each team's baseline for the upcoming regular season.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - The Buffalo Sabres had a 88.67 power ranking in the 2022-23 NHL regular season. The power ranking for the Ottawa Senators in the 2022-23 regular season was 87.00.
  • Away Buffalo Sabres - At the end of the 2022-23 NHL regular season, the Buffalo Sabres had a 25-13-3 record as an away team, ranking them 6th in the regular season for away team wins.
  • Home Ottawa Senators - The Ottawa Senators finished the 2022-23 regular season with a 24-14-3 record as a home team. They ranked 6th for home team wins in the regular season standings.
  • Goals Scored - Looking at the number of goals each team scored in the 2022-23 regular season, the Buffalo Sabres ranked 3rd (296), with the Ottawa Senators ending up 17th (261).
  • Goals Against - As for goals scored against each team in the 2022-23 regular season, the Buffalo Sabres finished 6th (300), with the Ottawa Senators ranked 12th (271).
  • Team Records - The Buffalo Sabres had a Pending regular season record, with the Ottawa Senators finishing with a Pending regular season standing last season.

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Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the magical world of NHL wizardry! Tonight, the Buffalo Sabres are set to clash with the Ottawa Senators in a mystical battle on the ice. Brace yourselves for a spellbinding showdown as the 2023-24 NHL season has just begun!

Last season, both teams had a Pending standing, leaving their fate hanging in the balance. But fear not, for tonight is a new chapter for these sorcerous squads. Can they conjure up a winning spell this time?

Now, let's review this game's odds from our partner sportsbooks. Who will harness the power of victory? Only the magic of the game will reveal the answer. But before we dive into the action, let's take a look at the prop bets available below. Are you feeling lucky, my enchanted friends?

As the moonlight falls upon the ice, the players will unleash their mystical skills. Spells will be cast, curses will be broken, and wands will be raised in celebration. The atmosphere will be electric as the fans cheer their favorite team toward victory. Who will emerge triumphant in this enchanted battle? Only time will tell...

So, grab your broomsticks and ready your wands, for tonight's clash promises to be a spectacle of wizardry and sportsmanship. The game is about to begin, my friends. Let the magic unfold on this bewitching night!

Best Sabres at Senators Odds


Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Buffalo Sabres
Favorite

Ottawa Senators
The Ottawa Senators are the -150 moneyline favorite. Risk $150 to win $100 on the Ottawa Senators at BetMGM. The Buffalo Sabres are the +130 underdog at BetRivers. Risk $100 to win $130 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 7 goals. Risk $100 to win $105. BetRivers has the best under line of 7 goals. Risk $122 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Puck Line Betting Odds
Underdog

Buffalo Sabres
Favorite

Ottawa Senators
The Ottawa Senators have a -1.5 +150 puck line at BetMGM VA. They are the puck line favorite in this matchup. The Buffalo Sabres have a +1.5 -180 puck line at BetRivers. The Buffalo Sabres 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 Ottawa Senators NHL game on Sunday, December 31st, 2023?

The Ottawa Senators are the -150 moneyline favorite at BetMGM and the Buffalo Sabres are the +130 moneyline underdog at BetRivers.

What is the over-under total line for the Buffalo Sabres vs Ottawa Senators NHL game on Sunday, December 31st, 2023?

The best over line is 7 +105 goals at BetMGM, which means you risk $100 to win $105 betting the over. The best under line is 7 -122 goals at BetRivers, and that means you risk $122 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the puck line for the Buffalo Sabres vs Ottawa Senators NHL game on Sunday, December 31st, 2023?

The Ottawa Senators are -1.5 +150 puck line favorites at BetMGM, while the Buffalo Sabres are +1.5 -180 puck line underdogs at BetRivers.

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NHL Odds and Outcomes Explained

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Possible Moneyline Outcomes
  • Buffalo Sabres bettors risk $100 to win $130 at +130 odds. The implied probability for Buffalo Sabres is 43.48%.
  • Ottawa Senators bettors risk $100 to win $63.69 at -157 odds. The implied probability for Ottawa Senators is 61.09%.

Buffalo Sabres at Ottawa Senators Prop Bets

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Team Standings

2023-2024 NHL Regular Season Standings - Buffalo Sabres, Ottawa Senators
Team GP W L OTL wPct Pts ROW GF GA Diff Home Away SO L10 Strk
Buffalo Sabres58272740.4665826169175-6.013-16-114-11-31-16-4-0W3
Ottawa Senators56252830.4465323189199-10.017-13-28-15-12-06-3-1L1

Buffalo Sabres & Ottawa Senators Futures Odds

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2023-24 Ottawa Senators Stanley Cup Odds

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Buffalo Sabres & Ottawa Senators Team Pages

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How to Bet on the Game

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How to Bet on the Buffalo Sabres vs Ottawa Senators NHL Game

  1. Open a new sports betting account before game time.

    Review our list of sports betting sites. Open a new account before the game starts on Sunday, December 31st, 2023 at 6:08 pm EST, making sure to enter all your personal details correctly. Don't forget to add your bonus code.

  2. Visit the sportsbook’s cashier, banking, or deposit page.

    Navigate to the sportsbook's deposit page. Use your Visa card or MasterCard, or deposit with a bank transfer, or other methods like Paypal.

  3. Tap to the sportsbook's NHL page, look for the Buffalo Sabres vs Ottawa Senators Game.

    Navigate to the sportsbook's NHL page. Next, look for live or upcoming matchups. Select the Buffalo Sabres vs Ottawa Senators Game.

  4. Choose your bet and place a wager.

    Choose your bet and then use the funds you deposited to place a wager. The sportsbook will pay your winnings or deduct a losing wager from your account balance after the game.

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