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Arizona Coyotes at Buffalo Sabres Picks & Betting Tips – Sabres To Improve To 2-0

  • Arizona Coyotes at Buffalo Sabres Tips for Saturday, October 16
  • The puck is slated to drop at 13:00 ET at KeyBank Arena.
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    Arizona Coyotes at Buffalo Sabres Picks & Betting Tips
  • Arizona Coyotes at Buffalo Sabres Picks & Betting Tips
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Arizona Coyotes at Buffalo Sabres Picks & Betting Tips

Buffalo can beat Arizona.

  • Sabres are 4-0 in their last 4 home games
  • Coyotes are 6-14 in the last 20 meetings
  • Sabres are 4-1 in their last 5 games as a home favorite

Head to Head 

  • Arizona and Buffalo did not meet last year
  • The Sabres lead the all-time series 48-24-7-3. 

Arizona Coyotes Form

Arizona is coming off a season-opening 8-2 loss at Columbus on Thursday as the Blue Jackets put up crooked numbers in each period. The setback spoiled coach Andre Tourigny’s NHL debut.

Arizona out-shot (38-26) and out-hit Columbus(18-11) but only won 45% of the faceoffs.

The Coyotes are 1-for-4 on the power play.

The Coyotes have killed off just 1 of 3 power plays.

Arizona has drawn 7 penalties and taken 8 penalties.

LW Lawson Crouse, RW Phil Kessel, LW Johan Larsson, D Shayne Gostisbehere all have one assist.

Kessel has played in 901 consecutive games, which is the fifth longest in NHL history.

RW Clayton Keller and D Anton Stralman each have a goal.

Goaltender Carter Hutton has aa 8.04 GAA and .692 save percentage. 

Buffalo Sabres Form

Buffalo is coming off a 5-1 home victory over Montreal as the Sabres scored on three of power plays. 

The Sabres out-shot the Canadiens (36-31) as well as earned a 32-to-29 advantage in faceoffs.

RW Victor Olafsson and C Zemgus Gingensons lead the way with two points as they each have one goal and an assist.

D Jacob Bryson, LW Jeff Skinner and D Colin Miller lead the way with two assists.

RW Kyle Okposso, RW Tage Thompson and LW Anders Bjork also have a goal.

G Craig Anderson has 1.00 GAA and a .968 save percentage. 


Buffalo, which has played well since Don Granato took over the team during last season, looked really good against Montreal in the season opener as the Sabres got contributions from several players and Anderson was terrific in goal. Meanwhile, the Coyotes looked awful in their blowout loss to Columbus in their season debut.

Best Bet: Buffalo Sabres Moneyline @-116.28 at bet365 Sport NJ - 2 Units
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