Buffalo vs Boston Predictions

Buffalo vs Boston NHL
Buffalo vs Boston NHL

The Boston Bruins visit Buffalo to take on the Sabres in their quest to finish the regular season with the Presidents’ Trophy.


The Buffalo Sabres have headed in a downward spiral after a great start to the season and will be in tough on Friday evening against one of the league’s best teams. Buffalo has been a much better team at home than on the road though and will be up for the challenge presented by the Bruins.

Boston has picked up important wins in recent weeks to cement their spot atop the Atlantic Division but have now set their sights on the Presidents’ Trophy which would guarantee home ice advantage throughout the postseason. There is no team in the league who has more wins on the road than Boston and they will be expecting to leave Buffalo with two points in hand.

While the Sabres have been good at First Niagara Center this season, Boston might be the best team in the world right now and should ultimately get the job done on Friday evening.

Take Boston to pick up yet another win on the road.

Score Prediction: Boston  5-3 Buffalo

Betting Tips

The Boston Bruins have plenty of firepower up top and they should be able to score at will against a defence that has had problems leaking goals. Go with the over on your favourite sports betting sites.


The Bruins are just too good to bet against. They have been one of the most consistent sides in the league, the same cannot be said of the Buffalo Sabres. One of the best free picks of the week is the Boston Bruins to win on the road in Buffalo.

Boston Bruins to win


Head to Head

This will be the fourth and final meeting between these two sides this season. Boston has won all three previous contests, including the only game played at First Niagara Center.


  • The Bruins have won their last five consecutive games against the Buffalo Sabres.
  • Only one of the last 10 meetings between these two clubs has gone to overtime or a shootout.
  • Boston has won their last three straight games played in Buffalo.
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