New York Islanders vs Buffalo Sabres Odds

The Islanders will play the Sabres on Thursday, March 14th, 2024. Your timezone's face off time is 7:08 pm EDT. Check local listings or your nearest streaming app for coverage.

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Key Matchup Stats

We're now in the back half of the 2023-24 NHL regular season. Face off for the matchup between the New York Islanders and Buffalo Sabres happens on Thursday, March 14th, 2024. Review each team's performance trends and insights below. Finally, recall that each team's point tally determines their playoff eligibility and seed. Stacking up as many wins as possible is key to securing an optimal NHL playoffs berth.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - The New York Islanders now have a 87.67 SportsBetting3.com power ranking with the Buffalo Sabres starting this game with a 88.33 power ranking. Generally speaking, the team with the higher power ranking will be the moneyline favorite.
  • Away New York Islanders - The New York Islanders have a 14-13-5 record as an away team. That standing puts them 9th in the league for away team wins. However, the New York Islanders now rank 8th for away team losses.
  • Home Buffalo Sabres - The puck drops for the Buffalo Sabres with a 16-17-1 record as a home team. That result ranks them 9th in the league for home team wins. But, they now sit at 3rd for home team losses.
  • Goals Scored - Heading into the second half of the 2023-24 NHL season, the New York Islanders rank 15th (197) for goals scored. The Buffalo Sabres currently rank 16th (196) in the league for goals scored.
  • Goals Against - Teams that allow fewer goals have better defensive players and goalies. The New York Islanders rank 12th (209) in the league for goals allowed. As for the Buffalo Sabres, they've allowed 198 goals this season, resulting in a 17th league ranking.
  • Shootout Records - A tie following 3 periods of regulation time and overtime mean a shootout will be held to determine the winner. The New York Islanders have a 1-4 shootout win-loss record, with the Buffalo Sabres owning a 2-1 shootout record.
  • Team Records - The New York Islanders have a 29-21-14 record and the Buffalo Sabres hold a 31-30-5 at this point in the 2023-24 NHL regular season.

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Hear ye, hear ye! The New York Islanders...take on the Buffalo Sabres in a clash of NHL titans...

In the battle for playoff positioning, every point counts...with the highest point totals securing the best seed for playoff success...

The Islanders have a 0.453 win percentage with 72 points...while the Sabres have a slightly better 0.470 win percentage with 67 points...

(Standings below) reveal the Islanders holding a 29-21-14 record...compared to the Sabres' 31-30-5 record going into this crucial matchup...

We've calculated the best lines for this game...place your bets at BetRivers, BetWay, or BetMGM...and learn how to bet on hockey at SportsBetting3.com for more insight...May the best team emerge victorious in this magical showdown!

Best Islanders at Sabres Odds


Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

New York Islanders
Favorite

Buffalo Sabres
The Buffalo Sabres are the -105 moneyline favorite. Risk $105 to win $100 on the Buffalo Sabres at BetMGM. The New York Islanders are the -108 underdog at BetRivers. Risk $108 to win $100 on the New York Islanders. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
BetRivers has the best over line of 6 goals. Risk $103 to win $100. BetMGM has the best under line of 6 goals. Risk $115 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Puck Line Betting Odds
Underdog

Buffalo Sabres
Favorite

New York Islanders
The New York Islanders have a +1.5 -275 puck line at BetRivers VA. They are the puck line favorite in this matchup. The Buffalo Sabres have a +1.5 -250 puck line at BetMGM VA. 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 New York Islanders vs Buffalo Sabres NHL game on Thursday, March 14th, 2024?

The Buffalo Sabres are the -105 moneyline favorite at BetMGM and the New York Islanders are the -108 moneyline underdog at BetRivers.

What is the over-under total line for the New York Islanders vs Buffalo Sabres NHL game on Thursday, March 14th, 2024?

The best over line is 6 -103 goals at BetRivers, which means you risk $103 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 6 -115 goals at BetMGM, and that means you risk $115 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the puck line for the New York Islanders vs Buffalo Sabres NHL game on Thursday, March 14th, 2024?

The New York Islanders are +1.5 -275 puck line favorites at BetRivers, while the Buffalo Sabres are +1.5 -250 puck line underdogs at BetMGM.

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NHL Odds and Outcomes Explained

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3/14/24 7:08pm EDT
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Possible Moneyline Outcomes
  • New York Islanders bettors risk $100 to win $92.59 at -108 odds. The implied probability for New York Islanders is 51.92%.
  • Buffalo Sabres bettors risk $100 to win $88.5 at -113 odds. The implied probability for Buffalo Sabres is 53.05%.

New York Islanders at Buffalo Sabres Prop Bets

NHL Prop Bets
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Sabres
Total Goals
NYI at BUF
3/14/24 7:08pm EDT
3 o -1073 u -122Bet
Islanders
Total Goals
NYI at BUF
3/14/24 7:08pm EDT
3 o -1033 u -129Bet

Team Standings

2023-2024 NHL Regular Season Standings - New York Islanders, Buffalo Sabres
Team GP W L OTL wPct Pts ROW GF GA Diff Home Away SO L10 Strk
x - New York Islanders823927160.4769438246263-17.021-10-1018-17-61-58-1-1W2
Buffalo Sabres82393760.4768437246244+2.021-19-118-18-52-15-4-1W1

New York Islanders & Buffalo Sabres Futures Odds

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New York Islanders Stanley Cup Odds

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Buffalo Sabres Stanley Cup Odds

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New York Islanders & Buffalo Sabres Team Pages

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How to Bet on the New York Islanders vs Buffalo Sabres NHL Game

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