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Sabres vs. Lightning Betting Odds, Free Picks, and Predictions - 7:07 PM ET (Thu, Feb 29, 2024)


The Buffalo Sabres take on the Tampa Bay Lightning in NHL Hockey action on Thursday, February 29, 2024. Puck drop is set for 7:07 PM ET.

Are you looking to bet on this game? You've found the right article! We at CapperTek have all the latest sports betting tools and information to help put you on the correct side of the betting action for this match-up.


Sabres vs. Lightning Game Info and Betting Odds

Away Team: Buffalo Sabres (Underdog)
Home Team: Tampa Bay Lightning (Favorite)
Date: Thursday, February 29, 2024
Time: 7:07 PM ET
League: National Hockey League (NHL)

Buffalo Sabres Moneyline: +135
Tampa Bay Lightning Moneyline: -154

Buffalo Sabres Puck Line: +1.5 (-185)
Tampa Bay Lightning Puck Line: -1.5 (+161)

Game Total Goals: 6.5 (Over +100 / Under -115)

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A Closer Look Inside the Betting Numbers

We here at CapperTek provide in-depth betting trends for both the Buffalo Sabres and the Tampa Bay Lightning, but let's take a closer look inside some of the betting numbers for this match-up right now.

Let's start off by breaking down the away team and +135 betting underdogs, the Buffalo Sabres.

In their last 10 games, the Sabres have a Straight Up record of 5 wins, 5 losses and an active Straight Up streak of 1 loss in a row. Also in their last 10 games, the Sabres have an Against-the-Spread record of 5 wins, 5 losses and an active Against-the-Spread streak of 2 wins in a row. The Game Total Goals results for Sabres games have a record of 2 overs, 8 unders in their last 10 games with an active streak of 4 unders in a row.

Now let's break down the home team and -154 betting favorites, the Tampa Bay Lightning.

In their last 10 games, the Lightning have a Straight Up record of 5 wins, 5 losses and an active Straight Up streak of 1 loss in a row. Also in their last 10 games, the Lightning have an Against-the-Spread record of 5 wins, 5 losses and an active Against-the-Spread streak of 1 loss in a row. The Game Total Goals results for Lightning games have a record of 5 overs, 5 unders in their last 10 games with an active streak of 1 over in a row.

If you you would like more detailed betting information for this match-up such as the trends or steaks broken down into Home vs. Away splits, or Favorite vs. Underdog splits, make sure to check out the Sabres vs. Lightning Trend Finder directly.


Who's Going to Win This Game? Our Prediction

We pride ourselves here at CapperTek on providing our users with the most advanced machine learning artificial intelligence to simulate game outcomes using algorithms we have custom designed over 10+ years of research and development.

Based on our simulation of the Sabres vs. Lightning NHL game, we have the Tampa Bay Lightning beating the Buffalo Sabres with a simulated final score of: Buffalo Sabres [2] - Tampa Bay Lightning [3]

Sometimes our game simulations change, like if there's a major line movement, drastic shift in the odds, or if there's a key injury, etc. To make sure you have the latest and most accurate simulation, you can run the Sabres vs. Lightning Simulation directly. Also after the Sabres vs. Lightning game is finished, you can re-run the simulation and check out how the simulated final result did compared to the actual final result.


What Should I Bet On? Our Free Picks

Now let's get down to the real reason you're here, who or what should you bet on in the Sabres vs. Lightning NHL match-up? Based on the simulated prediction and results for this match-up above, we here at CapperTek suggest you place the following bets:

Free Moneyline Pick: Lightning -154

Free Puck Line Pick: Sabres +1.5 (-185)

Free Total Pick: Under 6.5 (-115)


Hopefully our free picks and predictions help you out if you're wagering on the Buffalo Sabres vs. Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Hockey match-up. Our betting tips are based on detailed analytics and wagering intelligence to provide you the best possible plays. Our goal is to provide valuable sports betting information to gamblers and help put them on the right side of the action.

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Dahlin scores in overtime to give Buffalo Sabres 3-2 win over Tampa Bay Lightning

Thu, Feb 29, 2024
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Dahlin scores in overtime to give Buffalo Sabres 3-2 win over Tampa Bay Lightning

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Rasmus Dahlin scored a power-play goal in overtime and the Buffalo Sabres rallied to beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2 on Thursday night.

With Nikita Kucherov off for hooking, Dahlin scored from in-close 1:42 into overtime.

Alex Tuch and Tage Thompson also scored for the Sabres. Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen stopped 21 shots.

Thompson made it 2-2 on the power play at 11:33 of the third.

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Brayden Point and Mitchell Chaffee scored for the Lightning, who are currently in the Eastern Conference's second wild-card spot. Andrei Vasilevskiy made 20 saves, and NHL points leader Kucherov had an assist to give him 104 this season.

Tampa Bay left wing Brandon Hagel had his 14-game point streak end. Only Steven Stamkos, who put together an 18-game run in 2009-10, had a longer one in Lightning history.

Luukkonen kept it close through 40 minutes with several strong stops, including a pad save on Point's first-period backhander and a one-timer from the slot by Stamkos in the second.

Vasilevskiy made a big save on a short-handed breakaway by Jordan Greenway in the third.

Chaffee put the Lightning up 2-1 with a deflection with 2:42 left in the second.

Point extended his point streak to eight games when he made a nifty move on Luukkonen and scored a power-play goal 8:12 into the game.

Tuch tied it at 1 just 2:47 later after stealing a pass by Point.

Sabres defenseman Erik Johnson didn't play due to illness.

UP NEXT

Sabres: Host Vegas on Saturday night.

Lightning: Play the second of a five-game homestand Saturday night against Montreal.

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