Chicago Blackhawks vs Buffalo Sabres Odds

The Blackhawks will play the Sabres on Thursday, January 18th, 2024. Your timezone's face off time is 7:07 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 Chicago Blackhawks and Buffalo Sabres. The puck hits the ice on Thursday, January 18th, 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 Chicago Blackhawks currently have a 83.33 SportsBetting3.com power ranking with the Buffalo Sabres heading into this matchup with a 87.67 power ranking. The team with the higher power ranking is often the favorite.
  • Away Chicago Blackhawks - The Chicago Blackhawks have a 4-18-1 record as an away team, ranking them 11th in the league for away team wins. On the flip side, the Chicago Blackhawks now rank 2nd for away team losses.
  • Home Buffalo Sabres - The Buffalo Sabres start this game with a 10-11-1 record as a home team. That puts them 8th in the league for home team wins. However, they rank 3rd for home team losses.
  • Goals Scored - At this point in the 2023-24 NHL season, the Chicago Blackhawks rank 25th (99) for goals scored. Their opponent, the Buffalo Sabres, currently rank 17th (130) in the league for goals scored.
  • Goals Against - Teams that allow fewer goals tend to have better goalies and defensive capabilities. The Chicago Blackhawks rank 3rd (159) in the league for goals scored against them. Looking at the Buffalo Sabres, they've given up 143 goals this season, ranking them 9th 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 Chicago Blackhawks have a 1-1 shootout win-loss record, with the Buffalo Sabres owning a 0-1 shootout record.
  • Team Records - The Chicago Blackhawks have a 13-29-2 record and the Buffalo Sabres hold a 19-21-4 at this point in the 2023-24 NHL regular season.

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Ladies and gentlemen, wizards and witches, gather 'round for a magical clash of sticks and pucks! On Thursday, January 18th, 2024, the Chicago Blackhawks will venture into the realm of the Buffalo Sabres for a thrilling showdown of the 2023-24 NHL regular season...

Both teams have faced their fair share of challenges this season. The Blackhawks, with a 13-29-2 standing, have struggled to find their groove, boasting a win percentage of 0.295... Meanwhile, the Sabres, with a 19-21-4 standing, have been wielding their magic to a slightly better tune, with a win percentage of 0.432 and 42 points.

Before the game begins, it's essential to review each team's stats and standing. The Blackhawks have tallied 28 victories so far, while the Sabres have conjured up 42 points in their favor. These numbers will surely spark some fierce wizardry on the ice.

Now, let's take a look at this matchup's game and player prop bets below. Will the Blackhawks soar to victory with their powerful offense or will the Sabres' defensive spells prove impenetrable? Only time will tell...

For those daring wizards, consider placing a bet at BetRivers, BetMGM, or BetWay. Who knows, a sprinkle of luck may lead you to magical winnings!

And if you're new to the art of hockey betting, fear not! Learn how to bet on hockey at SportsBetting3.com, where the secrets of the game shall be unveiled.

So, grab your wands and prepare for an enchanting evening of hockey as the Blackhawks take on the Sabres. Get ready for a battle that will leave you spellbound!

Best Blackhawks at Sabres Odds


Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Chicago Blackhawks
Favorite

Buffalo Sabres
The Buffalo Sabres are the -275 moneyline favorite. Risk $275 to win $100 on the Buffalo Sabres at BetMGM. The Chicago Blackhawks are the +220 underdog at BetMGM. Risk $100 to win $220 on the Chicago Blackhawks. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
BetMGM has the best over line of 6 goals. Risk $110 to win $100. BetMGM has the best under line of 6 goals. Risk $110 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Puck Line Betting Odds
Underdog

Chicago Blackhawks
Favorite

Buffalo Sabres
The Buffalo Sabres have a -1.5 -110 puck line at BetMGM VA. They are the puck line favorite in this matchup. The Chicago Blackhawks have a +1.5 -110 puck line at BetMGM VA. The Chicago Blackhawks 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 Chicago Blackhawks vs Buffalo Sabres NHL game on Thursday, January 18th, 2024?

The Buffalo Sabres are the -275 moneyline favorite at BetMGM and the Chicago Blackhawks are the +220 moneyline underdog at BetMGM.

What is the over-under total line for the Chicago Blackhawks vs Buffalo Sabres NHL game on Thursday, January 18th, 2024?

The best over line is 6 -110 goals at BetMGM, which means you risk $110 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 6 -110 goals at BetMGM, and that means you risk $110 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the puck line for the Chicago Blackhawks vs Buffalo Sabres NHL game on Thursday, January 18th, 2024?

The Buffalo Sabres are -1.5 -110 puck line favorites at BetMGM, while the Chicago Blackhawks are +1.5 -110 puck line underdogs at BetMGM.

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NHL Odds and Outcomes Explained

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Possible Moneyline Outcomes
  • Chicago Blackhawks bettors risk $100 to win $220 at +220 odds. The implied probability for Chicago Blackhawks is 31.25%.
  • Buffalo Sabres bettors risk $100 to win $36.36 at -275 odds. The implied probability for Buffalo Sabres is 73.33%.

Chicago Blackhawks at Buffalo Sabres Prop Bets

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Team Standings

2023-2024 NHL Regular Season Standings - Chicago Blackhawks, Buffalo Sabres
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
Chicago Blackhawks82235360.2805222179290-111.016-21-47-32-21-12-7-1OT1

Chicago Blackhawks & Buffalo Sabres Futures Odds

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Chicago Blackhawks & Buffalo Sabres Team Pages

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How to Bet on the Game

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How to Bet on the Chicago Blackhawks vs Buffalo Sabres 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 Thursday, January 18th, 2024 at 7:07 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 Chicago Blackhawks vs Buffalo Sabres Game.

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  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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