Ottawa Senators vs Buffalo Sabres Prediction NHL: (North America 23.12/ Europe 24.12)
In the next round of the NHL, we will witness the game between Ottawa Senators and Buffalo Sabres. We will take a look at these two teams and try to predict what they are capable of in this game.
For several years in a row, the Ottawa Senators club has been considered an outsider of the championship; the team cannot get out of the bottom of the tournament table, as it has an uncompetitive squad. In the Eastern Conference, they settled at 14th position, with 34 points. In 5 recent contests, the wards of D. J. Smith won only twice, but almost all the defeats were away. It is worth noting that the Senators demonstrate amazing results at home. In 10 last home games, they won 8 times. They repeatedly made sensations and beat top rivals on home ice, such as Boston, Carolina, Philadelphia, Tampa and Nashville.
The Buffalo Sabres misses the playoffs zone, although it is a step away from it. Today they take the 9th place in the standings of the Eastern Conference, up to the eighth position they lack only one point. It is worth noting that the wards of Ralph Krueger continuously on the road they can not oppose anything to their rivals. In the last 8 away confrontations, they managed to win only once in OT. With great difficulty, they defeated the Edmonton Oilers (3-2). The main problem of the Bisons is that they have only one attacking link, which shows an extremely unstable game throughout the regular season. Based on the latest results, we can conclude that this team is not in the most optimal game shape.
Ottawa Senators vs Buffalo Sabres prediction
Buffalo is one of the most unstable clubs, which on the road loses to absolutely everyone. This team has a fragile defence while and significant problems with using scoring chances. Of course, Ottawa has many injured players, but this does not stop them from winning and earning points on the home court. Senators give all the best to their fans. Besides, they managed to find a decent replacement for the absent hockey players. Experts consider Senators the favourite for this match.
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