St. Louis Blues vs. Buffalo Sabres NHL Betting Tips and Predictions

by | Apr 13, 2022

Blues vs. Sabres Betting Picks & Predictions

The St. Louis Blues (43-20-10) visit the Buffalo Sabres (27-37-11) on Thursday, April 14, with both teams coming off a victory in their last game. The Sabres are big underdogs despite being at home, at +188, and the Blues are -234. Find more below on the Blues vs. Sabres betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.

Blues vs. Sabres Betting Line

Blues vs Sabres Betting Information
Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Blues -234 Sabres +188

Blues vs. Sabres Game Info

  • Game Day: Thursday, April 14, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • Location: Buffalo, New York
  • Arena: KeyBank Center

Computer Predictions for Blues vs. Sabres

Computer picks for Blues vs Sabres
Score Prediction
Blues 4 Sabres 3

Blues vs. Sabres Betting Trends

  • St. Louis has gotten the victory in 30 of the 47 games it’s played as the moneyline favorite this season.
  • The Blues have won four of the nine games they have played with moneyline odds shorter than -234.
  • St. Louis has a 70.1% chance of winning this game, according to the moneyline odds.
  • St. Louis Blues Leaders

  • Vladimir Tarasenko has been a major player for St. Louis this season, with 67 points in 66 games.
  • Robert Thomas has 66 points (1.0 per game), scoring 18 goals and adding 48 assists.
  • Jordan Kyrou has 65 total points for St. Louis, with 23 goals and 42 assists.
  • In 36 games, Ville Husso has a record of 23-6-5. He has conceded 83 goals (2.37 goals against average) and has recorded 1021 saves.
  • St. Louis Blues Season Stats

  • The Blues’ 266 goals this season make them the fourth-best scoring team in the league.
  • The Blues have conceded the ninth-fewest goals in league play this season, 206 (2.8 per game).
  • The team’s goal differential is fifth-best in the league at +60.
  • The 55 power-play goals the Blues have recorded this season have come on 213 power-play chances, ranking them fourth-best in the NHL.
  • The Blues’ offense is third the league with a 25.8% power-play conversion rate.
  • The Blues’ nine shorthanded goals this season rank fifth.
  • The Blues’ penalty-kill percentage (83.7%) is the NHL’s sixth-best.
  • The Blues win 50.3% of their faceoffs (14th in the NHL).
  • The Blues shoot 11.9% as a team, top in the league).
  • The Blues’ players are still looking for their first shutout win this season. As a team, they are averaging 20.7 hits and 12.4 blocked shots per game.
  • Sabres vs. Blues Betting Trends

  • The Sabres have been made the underdog 72 times this season, and upset their opponent 25 times.
  • Buffalo has won nine of its 29 games when it is the underdog by +188 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The Sabres have a 34.7% chance to win this game (implied from the moneyline).
  • Buffalo Sabres Leaders

  • Tage Thompson is a key offensive option for Buffalo, with 59 points this season. He has put up 33 goals and 26 assists in 71 games.
  • Buffalo’s Jeff Skinner has racked up 55 total points (0.8 per game), with 31 goals and 24 assists.
  • Rasmus Dahlin has scored 10 goals and contributed 36 assists for Buffalo, giving him a point total of 46.
  • Craig Anderson’s record stands at 15-11-2 on the season, allowing 87 goals (3.1 goals against average) and compiling 779 saves with a .900 save percentage (39th in the league).
  • Buffalo Sabres Season Stats

  • The Sabres have the league’s 24th-ranked scoring offense (205 total goals, 2.7 per game).
  • The Sabres have conceded 3.5 goals per game, 263 total, which ranks 27th among league teams.
  • They have a -58 goal differential, which ranks 26th in the league.
  • The Sabres have put up 42 power-play goals this season, which ranks 21st in the NHL (on 201 power-play chances).
  • The Sabres have the league’s 17th-ranked power-play conversion rate of 20.9%.
  • The Sabres have scored four shorthanded goals this season (22nd in the NHL).
  • The 75.8% of opponent power plays the Sabres kill is the 24th-ranked penalty-kill percentage in the league.
  • The Sabres have the 32nd-ranked faceoff win rate in the NHL (45.9%).
  • The 9.3% shooting percentage the Sabres have compiled ranks 21st in the league.
  • The Sabres have not shut out an opponent this season. They average 15.4 hits and 11.3 blocked shots per game.
  • Blues and Sabres Injury Report

    Blues: Tyler Bozak: Out (Lower-body), Mackenzie MacEachern: Out (Upper-body), Scott Perunovich: Out (Wrist), Logan Brown: Day To Day (Illness)

    Sabres: Malcolm Subban: Out For Season (Upper Body), Andrew Oglevie: Out (Undisclosed), Drake Caggiula: Out For Season (Back)

    Betting Tips for Blues vs. Sabres

    Our best bet is Blues on the moneyline at -234 and after looking at all of the key trends and statistics for this matchup. Our computer projects the scoring will be under the total of goals.

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