On February 7, meeting between neighbors in the Eastern Conference standings will take place at the Madison Square Garden Arena where New York Rangers will host Buffalo Sabres. Do the Rangers feel breath in the back from Buffalo? – Read in our prediction.

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Sabres vs Rangers Score Prediction: 2-5

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New York Will Win Over 6.5 Game Totals
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Full detailed prediction read below

Buffalo Sabres

Buffalo has an intense game schedule. They spent a lot of energy on confrontations with Detroit this Thursday. On a road to New York Ralph Krueger need to bring effective tactic for this game.

February, Buffalo began with a victory in overtime over the Columbus (2:1). But in two other matches, the Kruger’s team lost to Colorado (1:6) and Detroit in shootings (3:3, 0:2). The Buffaslugs not lose the first period in 8 of the last 9 NHL matches.

The Sabres have obvious problems with injured players. They entered Thursday’s game with 6 injured players in a list. Rasmus Dahlin play in this Friday match is under quetion. Anyway, this ice fight will be principled.

New York Rangers

Rangers meet Sabres inspired by previous win with Toronto. In their arena, New York won four matches in a row. On January 19, the Rangers lost to Columbus (1:2). A little later, at the Madison Square Garden, the hosts were weaker than the Islanders (2:4). And in two starting meetings in February, a club from Manhattan defeated Detroit (4:2; 1:0). The New York Rangers scored 3,21 goals pre game this season.

David Quinn’s team doesn’t feel bad in the home arena. The team has no reported injured players. Chris Kreider play in this game is under quetion. He left last game and didn’t return. It could be big loss for all team. Their fans are waiting for another victory.

Betting Tips Statistic

  • In the recent 6 meetings, the Rangers won 3 times and lost ones.
  • In the recent 6 fights, the Buffalo suffered 5 defeats
  • Last Head to Head match beetween this teams ended with score (6:2) in a favor to the Rangers
  • New York won 4 last matches in a row on own ice

Injuries reports

  • Buffalo Sabres: Vladimir Sobotka, Kyle Okposo, Linus Ullmark, Rasmus Dahlin (?), Victor Olofsson
  • New York Rangers: No Reported Injuries

Sabres vs Rangers Prediction

Bookmakers recommend betting on the Rangers. They play better in the home arena. The Sabres are (8-14-4) when they playing on the road. The Sabres may not impose a simple game, but of course the Rangers are the favorites and result of this match could be with big score. Given that, betting on total over may be more relevant too.

Our prediction is the victory of New York Rangers!

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At what time will the teams play?
February 07, 2020, 7:00 PM ET

Where to watch the game?
MSGB, MSG, ESPN+

What are the teams’ positions in the standings?
Buffalo Sabres is the 13th team Eastern Conference and New York Rangers takes the 12th position in the Eastern Conference.

How many wins and losses do the teams have?
The Sabres has 23 wins and 23 losses. The Rangers have 26 wins and 22 losses.