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NHL Betting Prediction: Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Buffalo Sabres 3/30/2024

Toronto Maple Leafs (40-22-9) vs. Buffalo Sabres (34-34-5)

The NHL regular season offers another riveting contest as the Toronto Maple Leafs (40-22-9 record) take on Buffalo Sabres (34-55) on Saturday in what could be a pivotal matchup as both squads look to secure their positions before postseason action begins. Fans and bettors alike are keenly watching this contest; NHL picks and predictions have become hotly debated issues given these teams’ current dynamics and standings.

The Maple Leafs had an outstanding record earlier this time, finding themselves in poor form, having lost their last five games. While shadowing for Toronto, Nylander has racked up 94 points (40 goals, 54 assists) and Matthews has been no slouch either, having 93 points (59 goals, 34 assists). The strength of their offensive team play will be important as they play to go past the defense of the Sabres with goaltender Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen, who has a save percentage of .913 with 46 games as numbers to his credit. 

Buffalo Sabres, with a lower record, also showed that they are a tough and competitive side. Rasmus Dahlin and Alex Tuch are the two standout players and together they amassed 100 points. Both their offensive capabilities will be proved against the Maple Leafs’ goaltender, which is led by Joseph Woll. Coming up with Woll, and his .908 save percentage, is a real headache for the Sabres, because he has proved his ability. The relationship between the strategies of red’s offensive play and the responses of blue’s defense is an intriguing thing to watch.


Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Buffalo Sabres Game Info

When: Saturday, March 30, 2024, at 7:00 PM ET
Where: KeyBank Center
Stream: NHL.TV


Goaltender Joseph Woll vs. Goaltender Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen

Joseph Woll is in the game with the obligation of gaining back the mood his team had lost while being in attack or defence. Playoff records are made during the regular season as many valuable insights can be gained from him. His recent stats, including a 0.908 save percentage, will determine whether he can prevent the Sabres, who have shown they can score, from scoring.

On one hand, Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen has played a big part in many victories of Buffalo, has an impressive 0.913 save percentage. His efforts to expose Maple Leafs’ top linemates could be instrumental in the determination of the game’s tempo and the outcome of the game.


NHL Odds/Point Spread: TBD, Total Odds: TBD

As the betting odds remain undetermined, analyzing the teams’ recent performances and head-to-head matchups becomes paramount. Bettors are advised to consider the Maple Leafs’ struggle on the road against the spread and the Sabres’ relatively stronger performance in this aspect.


Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Trends

The Maple Leafs’ current slump of 0-5 with the straight are disappointing, most importantly their poor show against the spread. Their road record against the spread (15-19) shows us that the difficulty of making a spread against them in away games is definitely one of the aspects that betters need to keep an eye on.


Buffalo Sabres Betting Trends

In the past five games the Sabres have gone 2-3 both in wins and against the spread while defeating their competitors 3-2. Their performance in their home games against the spread, 23-14, shows that they have an ability to shock in KeyBank Center.


Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Buffalo Sabres 3/30/24 Betting Picks

Based on the recent records, goaltending duels and the offensive strength, this encounter is going to be a thrilling affair. The Leafs’ recent results are a concern, but their offensive leaders are the ones with the weapons to come back from the worst of situations. The Sabres being inspired by their home record and goaltending will certainly try to squeeze out any signs of vulnerability.

The game-changer here would, thus, be the goaltenders and if the top scorers of the Maple Leafs have enough firepower to pierce the game of the Buffalo’s defense. Clicking on the recent activities and past performances, a high-scoring meet may be expected, and appear interesting if the total is set properly.

For those interested in top live betting, watching the game’s flow and goaltenders’ performances will be vital.


Free Pick and Prediction: Toronto Maple Leafs 4, Buffalo Sabres 3

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