Sabres vs. Wild Prediction and Odds - Jan 28, 2023

Sabres vs. Wild Prediction and Odds - Jan 28, 2023

The Minnesota Wild square off with the Buffalo Sabres in NHL action at Xcel Energy Center on Saturday, commencing at 9:00PM ET.

Dimers' best betting picks for Sabres vs. Wild, plus game predictions, betting odds and projected player stats, are featured below.


Who will win Sabres vs. Wild?

Based on high-tech machine learning and data, has simulated Saturday's Sabres-Wild NHL game 10,000 times.

Dimers' famous predictive analytics model, DimersBOT, gives the Wild a 60% chance of beating the Sabres.

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Sabres vs. Wild Odds

  • Puck Line: Wild -1.5 (+140), Sabres +1.5 (-160)
  • Moneyline: Wild -175, Sabres +150
  • Total: Over/Under 6.5 (-110/-105)

Puck Line, Moneyline and Over/Under

The Wild are currently -1.5 favorites against the Sabres, with +140 at DraftKings Sportsbook the best odds currently available.

For the underdog Sabres (+1.5) to cover the puck line, BetMGM has the best odds currently on offer at -160.

DraftKings Sportsbook currently has the best moneyline odds for the Wild at -175. That means you can risk $175 to win $100, for a total payout of $275, if they get the W.

Meanwhile, BetMGM currently has the best moneyline odds for the Sabres at +150, where you can bet $100 to profit $150, earning a total payout of $250, if they win.

The Over/Under is set at 6.5 with DraftKings Sportsbook, which currently has the best odds for the Over at -110, while PointsBet currently has the best odds for the Under at -105.

As always, check out all of the online sportsbooks that are available in your state for the best NHL odds and lines.

According to DimersBOT, the Sabres (+1.5) are a 62% chance of covering the puck line, while the Over/Under total of 6.5 goals is a 51% chance of going Under.

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Best Bets for Sabres vs. Wild

  • Puck Line: Sabres +1.5 @ -160 via BetMGM (62% probability)
  • Moneyline: Sabres @ +150 via BetMGM (0.4% edge)
  • Total: Under 6.5 @ -105 via PointsBet (51% probability)


Our best bets are based on world-class modeling and betting expertise to help you make smarter decisions with your state's legal sportsbooks.

While the Wild are more likely to win the game, according to DimersBOT, betting on the Sabres moneyline is the best option because of the edge identified when comparing our data-led probabilities to the betting odds currently on offer.

Taking advantage of the edges published here at Dimers is pivotal to achieving long-term profitability as a sports bettor.

Sabres vs. Wild Prediction

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Dimers has full coverage of Saturday's Sabres-Wild matchup, including pregame predictions, computer picks, and live win probabilities.

Sabres vs. Wild Player Props

Who will score an anytime goal in Sabres vs. Wild? The latest data is in.

Featured below are the most likely first goal and most likely anytime goal scorers for both the Sabres and Wild.

And you know what, we provide this information to you for FREE to help you select the best prop picks for Saturday's game.

According to DimersBOT, Minnesota's Kirill Kaprizov is most likely to score the first goal in Sabres vs. Wild.

DimersBOT gives Kaprizov an 11.1% chance of scoring the first goal at Xcel Energy Center, while the Wild star is a 48.8% chance of registering an anytime goal.

Scroll down for the complete list of first and anytime goal scorer probabilities.


First Goal Scorer Probabilities

Buffalo Sabres

  • Tage Thompson: 7.9% probability
  • Victor Olofsson: 5.6% probability
  • Alex Tuch: 5.0% probability
  • Jeff Skinner: 4.8% probability
  • Casey Mittelstadt: 3.1% probability

Minnesota Wild

  • Kirill Kaprizov: 11.1% probability
  • Joel Ek: 6.5% probability
  • Mats Zuccarello: 5.8% probability
  • Matthew Boldy: 4.5% probability
  • Ryan Hartman: 3.5% probability

Anytime Goal Scorer Probabilities

Buffalo Sabres

  • Tage Thompson: 39.0% probability
  • Jeff Skinner: 28.6% probability
  • Victor Olofsson: 28.4% probability
  • Alex Tuch: 26.5% probability
  • Casey Mittelstadt: 18.6% probability

Minnesota Wild

  • Kirill Kaprizov: 48.8% probability
  • Joel Ek: 34.4% probability
  • Mats Zuccarello: 32.1% probability
  • Matthew Boldy: 26.9% probability
  • Ryan Hartman: 18.6% probability

Don't forget, DimersBOT updates regularly, so keep checking this page for any changes to our betting analysis before Sabres vs. Wild on Saturday January 28, 2023.


Sabres vs. Wild 2023 Game Info

Saturday's matchup between the Wild and Sabres at Xcel Energy Center is scheduled to start at 9:00PM ET.

  • Who: Buffalo Sabres vs. Minnesota Wild
  • Date: Saturday January 28, 2023
  • Time: 9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT
  • Venue: Xcel Energy Center

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Kevin Hansen has a track record of delivering high-quality content. He writes about all sports, but his favorites are the NFL, NBA, MLB, and NHL. Kevin enjoys crunching the numbers and using data-driven insights to take on the sportsbooks. The majority of Kevin's time is spent writing about sports betting. His love for data and analytics drove him into the world of sports betting. Finding an edge in sports betting can take a long time, but Kevin believes it is well worth the effort. Kevin is just as passionate about sports as you are, and he empowers fellow bettors to become more educated through simple, actionable betting tips. It can be difficult to navigate the world of sports betting, which is where Kevin comes in to make it as simple as possible for you to pick a winner.

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