Boston Bruins vs. Buffalo Sabres Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks [12/27/2023]

Boston Bruins vs. Buffalo Sabres Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks  [12/27/2023]

NHL action continues on Wednesday at 7:30PM ET as the Boston Bruins take on the Buffalo Sabres at KeyBank Center.'s in-depth betting preview for Wednesday's Bruins vs. Sabres matchup includes the latest betting odds, as well as our predictions and picks for the game.

Bruins vs. Sabres Prediction: Who Will Win, Cover the Spread

We have used innovative machine learning and statistics to simulate the result of Wednesday's NHL game between the Bruins and Sabres 10,000 times, in keeping with our coverage of NHL picks.

Our independent predictive analytics model gives the Bruins a 60% chance of defeating the Sabres.

According to our model, the Sabres (+1.5) have a 62% chance of covering the puck line, while the Over/Under total of 6 goals has a 51% chance of going over.

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Bruins vs. Sabres Odds

We have sourced the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Bruins Sabres
Puck Line -1.5 (+145) +1.5 (-156)
Moneyline -165 +152
Total o6 (-110) u6 (-108)
  • The Sabres are listed as +1.5 underdogs versus the Bruins, with -156 at FanDuel Sportsbook the best odds currently available.
  • For the favored Bruins (-1.5) to cover the puck line, BetMGM Sportsbook has the best odds currently on offer at +145.
  • FanDuel currently has the best moneyline odds for the Sabres at +152. That means you can throw down $100 to profit $152, earning a total payout of $252, if they win.
  • On the other hand, BetMGM currently has the best moneyline odds for the Bruins at -165, where you can risk $165 to win $100 for a total payout of $265 if they come out on top.
  • The Over/Under sits at 6 with BetMGM, which currently has the best odds for the Over at -110, while DraftKings Sportsbook currently has the best odds for the Under at -108.

All odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

As always, make sure you check all the online sports betting sites that are available in your state for the best NHL odds and lines.

Bruins vs. Sabres Picks

By comparing our predictions to the odds listed above, we have identified the best betting picks for this game:

Bet Type Our Pick Best Odds
Puck Line Sabres +1.5 -156
Moneyline Sabres +152
Total Over 6 -110


While the Bruins are more likely to win the game, betting on the Sabres moneyline is the best option because of the edge found when comparing our data-led probabilities to the betting odds currently available.

Taking advantage of the edges seen on Dimers is one of the keys to being a profitable bettor in the long run.

Dimers' NHL best bets are based on world-class simulations and gambling intelligence to serve you the best possible plays every time.

Bruins vs. Sabres Player Props

Who will score an anytime goal in Bruins vs. Sabres?

According to our model, Boston's David Pastrnak is most likely to score the first goal in Bruins vs. Sabres.

Our projections give Pastrnak a 10.1% chance of scoring the first goal at KeyBank Center, while the Bruins star is a 45.9% chance of netting an anytime goal.

First Goal Scorer Predictions

Boston Bruins

Player First Goal Probability
David Pastrnak 10.1%
Pavel Zacha 5.5%
Brad Marchand 5.1%
Jake DeBrusk 4.5%
Morgan Geekie 4.5%

Buffalo Sabres

Player First Goal Probability
Tage Thompson 6.3%
Alex Tuch 5.9%
Jeff Skinner 4.8%
Casey Mittelstadt 4.2%
Dylan Cozens 4.0%

Anytime Goal Scorer Predictions

Boston Bruins

Player Anytime Goal Probability
David Pastrnak 45.9%
Pavel Zacha 28.3%
Brad Marchand 27.4%
Jake DeBrusk 24.4%
Morgan Geekie 23.2%

Buffalo Sabres

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Tage Thompson 33.5%
Alex Tuch 30.6%
Jeff Skinner 28.2%
Dylan Cozens 23.9%
Casey Mittelstadt 21.8%
Don't forget, our model updates regularly, so keep an eye on this page for the latest betting insights ahead of the Bruins vs. Sabres on Wednesday December 27, 2023.

Bruins vs. Sabres Game Information

Wednesday's matchup between the Sabres and Bruins at KeyBank Center is scheduled to begin at 7:30PM ET.


Our full coverage of Bruins vs. Sabres includes pregame predictions, betting picks, and live win probabilities.

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This preview article has been partially generated using automated processes and AI technology. Our goal is to provide timely and accurate updates on Wednesday's Bruins vs. Sabres matchup, and automation assists in data collection, analysis, and formatting. Human editing and quality control are performed to ensure the content meets our editorial guidelines.

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