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National Hockey League
MATCHUP
Buffalo at Washington
Stats: Overall | Home/Away | Conference | Favorite | Underdog | Last 5
Records: ATS Overall | On Days Rest | vs Scoring | vs Situation
Teams: Buffalo Sabres | Washington Capitals
Summary
7:00 PM ET W/L ATS Money H A O/U
Buffalo 19-9-4-0 20-12 720 11-3-2-0 8-6-2-0 16-15
Washington 18-9-2-1 17-13 1129 9-4-1-1 9-5-1-0 17-11
Live Odds | All Odds
Home Away O/U
Opening line -210 170 6 -111
5Dimes OFF OFF OFF
Westgate OFF OFF OFF
Wynn OFF OFF OFF
Boyd OFF OFF OFF
Covers.com -200 160 6 -106
Best home line Best road line Recent line moves
Quickchart Matchup
Buffalo Off vs  Washington Def
2.97 GF
3.03 GA
32.1 Shots
32.1 Shots
19 PP
24 PK
Washington Off vs  Buffalo Def
3.7 GF
2.88 GA
29.5 Shots
32.6 Shots
25 PP
17 PK
Goaltenders
Buffalo Shots Saves Save % W/L
Carter Hutton 666 612 0.919 13-8-1-0
Linus Ullmark 373 340 0.912 6-1-3-0
Washington Shots Saves Save % W/L
Pheonix Copley 276 249 0.902 6-2-0-1
Braden Holtby 681 622 0.913 12-7-2-0
Overall Stats | In Depth
Offense Shots Goals PCT PP %
BUF
WAS
32.1
29.5
3.0
3.7
9.3
12.5
18.4
26.9
Defense Shots Goals PCT PK %
BUF
WAS
32.6
32.1
2.88
3.03
0.912
0.905
81.9
77.8
Home/Away Stats | In Depth
Offense Shots Goals PCT PP %
BUF
WAS
31.7
29.8
2.81
3.87
8.9
13.0
16.1
34.5
Defense Shots Goals PCT PK %
BUF
WAS
32.9
32.3
3.00
2.73
0.909
0.915
77.8
75.0
Last 5 | In Depth
Offense Shots Goals PCT PP %
BUF
WAS
34.6
28.0
2.60
4.40
7.5
15.7
12.5
20.0
Defense Shots Goals PCT PK %
BUF
WAS
30.2
29.4
3.20
3.00
0.894
0.898
92.3
75.0
ATS Records | In Depth
  Overall Home Away
BUF
WAS
20-12
17-13
8-8
7-8
12-4
10-5
ATS on Days Rest | In Depth
  0 Days 1 Day 2 Days 3+ Days
BUF
WAS
5-1
2-2
10-4
9-8
4-4
4-1
1-3
2-2
Over/Under Records
  Total Home Away
BUF
WAS
16-15
17-11
9-7
8-5
7-8
9-6

More Records:
vs Scoring | vs Situation

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Conference | Favorite | Underdog

Injuries
Buffalo Sabres
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Patrik Berglund C Ques Sat - Illness - 12/13/18 Berglund has sat out the past two games due to an illness and it is uncertain if he will be available against the Capitals on Saturday.
Matt Hunwick D Out indefinitely - Neck - 12/11/18 Hunwick is dealing with a neck injury and is expected to complete a conditioning stint before returning to game action.
Casey Nelson D Out indefinitely - Upper Body - 12/7/18 Nelson has been placed on injured reserve due to an upper-body injury.
Jake McCabe D Out indefinitely - Upper Body - 12/4/18 McCabe has been designated for the injured reserve list due to an upper-body injury and it is unknown when he will return to the lineup.
Marco Scandella D Ques Sat - Head - 12/13/18 Scandella has landed on injured reserve dealing with vertigo-like symptoms and it is unknown if he will activated prior to Saturday's matchup against the Capitals.
Scott Wilson LW Late Dec - Lower Body - 12/10/18 Wilson has been placed on injured reserve while recovering from surgery to repair a fractured ankle and is expected to be held out of action until at least the end of December.
Washington Capitals
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Christian Djoos D Out indefinitely - Lower Body - 12/14/18 Djoos is on the injured reserve recovering from surgery to his left thigh and there is no timetable set for his return.
Brooks Orpik D Early Jan - Knee - 11/20/18 Orpik has landed on the injured reserve list and is recovering from arthroscopic surgical procedure on his right knee. He is expected to be sidelined for four-to-six weeks.
Recent Meetings
Date Home/Away Line ATS
2/24/18 WAS 5 - BUF 1 -1.5, 142/5.5 WAS/O
2/19/18 BUF 2 - WAS 3 1.5, -210/6 BUF/U
11/7/17 BUF 3 - WAS 1 -1.5, 270/5.5 BUF/U
12/9/16 BUF 1 - WAS 4 1.5, -268/5 WAS/P
12/5/16 WAS 3 - BUF 2 (OT) -1.5, 180/5 BUF/P
11/25/16 WAS 3 - BUF 1 -1.5, 167/5 WAS/U
1/16/16 BUF 4 - WAS 1 1.5, -166/5 BUF/P
12/30/15 WAS 5 - BUF 2 -1.5, 127/5 WAS/O
12/28/15 BUF 0 - WAS 2 1.5, -221/5 WAS/U
3/16/15 BUF 3 - WAS 4 (SO) 1.5, -123/5.5 BUF/O
Buffalo Schedule/Results
NEXT 5 | Remaining Games
Date vs Last Meeting Line ATS Where Last Meeting
12/15/18 @ WAS L 1-5 1.5,-157/5.5 P/O WAS 2/24/18
12/16/18 @ BOS L 0-4 1.5,-217/6 P/U BUF 10/4/18
12/18/18 FLA L 2-3 (OT) 1.5,-195/6 W/U FLA 11/30/18
12/21/18 @ WAS L 1-5 1.5,-157/5.5 P/O WAS 2/24/18
12/22/18 ANA W 4-2 1.5,-208/5.5 W/O ANA 10/21/18
LAST 10 | Past Results
Date vs Score Line ATS SF SA PP PK
12/13/18 ARI W 3-1 -1.5,175/5.5 W/U 33 26 0/1 0/2
12/11/18 LA W 4-3 (OT) -1.5,154/5.5 L/O 47 29 2/8 0/4
12/8/18 PHI L 2-6 -1.5,242/6.5 L/O 30 41 0/1 0/3
12/4/18 TOR L 3-4 (OT) 1.5,-166/6 W/O 41 30 0/2 0/2
12/3/18 @ NAS L 1-2 1.5,-177/5.5 W/U 22 25 0/4 1/2
11/30/18 @ FLA L 2-3 (OT) 1.5,-195/6 W/U 24 43 1/4 2/4
11/29/18 @ TB L 4-5 1.5,-145/6 W/O 22 37 0/2 1/5
11/27/18 SJ W 3-2 (OT) 1.5,-203/6 W/U 31 38 0/1 1/3
11/24/18 @ DET W 3-2 (SO) 1.5,-291/5.5 W/U 35 37 2/4 0/4
11/23/18 MON W 3-2 (OT) -1.5,207/6 L/U 40 33 1/4 1/2
Washington Schedule/Results
NEXT 5 | Remaining Games
Date vs Last Meeting Line ATS Where Last Meeting
12/22/18 @ OTT W 3-2 -1.5,166/6 L/U WAS 2/27/18
12/21/18 BUF W 5-1 -1.5,142/5.5 W/O WAS 2/24/18
12/19/18 PIT W 2-1 -1.5,203/6.5 L/U WAS 11/7/18
12/15/18 BUF W 5-1 -1.5,142/5.5 W/O WAS 2/24/18
12/14/18 @ CAR L 1-4 -1.5,133/6 L/U WAS 3/30/18
LAST 10 | Past Results
Date vs Score Line ATS SF SA PP PK
12/11/18 DET W 6-2 -1.5,-111/6 W/O 25 37 2/2 0/1
12/8/18 @ CLB W 4-0 1.5,-230/6.5 W/U 28 28 0/3 0/4
12/6/18 @ ARI W 4-2 -1.5,235/5.5 W/O 29 29 0/1 0/2
12/4/18 @ VEG L 3-5 1.5,-198/6 P/O 26 28 0/4 2/6
12/2/18 ANA L 5-6 -1.5,131/5.5 L/O 32 25 1/5 2/3
11/30/18 NJ W 6-3 -1.5,170/6 W/O 31 36 1/4 0/5
11/26/18 @ NYI W 4-1 -1.5,248/6.5 W/U 24 33 1/2 0/4
11/24/18 @ NYR W 5-3 -1.5,235/6 W/O 28 30 0/2 0/2
11/23/18 DET W 3-1 -1.5,147/5.5 W/U 20 32 0/3 0/3
11/21/18 CHI W 4-2 -1.5,205/6 W/P 27 39 1/3 0/3
Abbreviations Legend