When: March 24,2021
Where: PPG Paints Arena
Puckline: +1.5 Buffalo / -1.5 Pittsburgh
Moneyline: Buffalo +235 / Pittsburgh -270
OVER/UNDER Game Total:6.0
Road Record: 4-9-2
Home Record: 12-3-1
Buffalo Sabres Vs Pittsburgh Penguins Game Day Preview
A battle between East division foes. The struggling Buffalo Sabres Vs the playoff bound Pittsburgh Penguins. Can Buffalo end their 14 game losing streak in the first game of a back-to-back with Pittsburgh
Buffalo started out the season 4-4-2 but, ever since their covid shutdown they have been 2-16-2
Sabres have lost 14 straight games. With rumors swirling that star center Jack Eichel might want out of Buffalo.
Eichel is out with an upper body injury but even when he was in Buffalo weren’t winning.
Sabres are a young team but with all the high picks they should be better than what they are.
Looking like Buffalo was going for it by signing former MVP Taylor Hall in offseason to a 1 year 8 million deal but, he only has 2 goals on the year.
Dustin Tokarski on Monday’s game ” I have to say it was a lot of fun, its been a while, had some ups and downs, I am excited to be part of Buffalo and play in a game and had a lot of fun”
The Pens have been on a roll ever since the calendar flipped to March. Pittsburgh has a 10-3-1 record in March.
Penguins have been led by no one other than Sidney Crosby. Sid the Kid has 12 goals, 20 assists for 32 points.
But the injury bug has hit them lately with star forward Evgeni Malkin put on IR with a lower body injury. Malkin got injured on March 16 Vs Boston.
In the beginning of the year, Pittsburgh started with a goalie tandem but now Tristan Jarry has started 22 games while Casey DeSmith has started 10 games.
First-time full-time starter Tristan Jarry is having a good year. Record is 12-8-2 with 2.85 goals against average and .909 save%.
Sidney Crosby on winning without Malkin ” I think if you want to win consistently, everybody’s got to chip in.”
Sabres Vs Penguins Facts
- Sabres are 14-37 in their last 51 overall
- Under is 6-0 in Penguins last 6 overall.
- Favorite is 20-7 in the last 27 meetings
Buffalo Sabres Vs Pittsburgh Penguins Alternative Fantasy Hockey-Statement Games Picks
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10 PT Pick: Either Buffalo Sabres Or Pittsburgh Penguins Will WIN In OT
9 PT Pick: BUF Starter OVER 2.5 Goals Against (Dustin Tokarski Projected)
8 PT Pick: Jake Guentzel + Sidney Crosby + Bryan Rust OVER 1.5 Goals
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