Buffalo Sabres vs Tampa Bay Lightning 11-5-22

Buffalo Sabres vs Tampa Bay Lightning 11/5/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

Buffalo Sabres vs Tampa Bay Lightning 11/5/2022 Picks Predictions Previews


The Buffalo Sabres will go against the Tampa Bay Lightning in NHL action in Amalie Arena, FL, on Saturday, November 5, 2022, at 7:00 PM ET.


The Sabres have the 12th-best power play, producing 23.7% of the time when they have the man advantage, and average the 12th most shots (33.1) a game.


Buffalo benefited from forechecking and strong body checks in the neutral zone by gliding into the attacking zone with advantages in two on one and three on two.


Buffalo ranks 10th in the NHL for the fewest goals allowed per game, averaging 2.80, but the Sabres lost three defensemen to injury.


The Sabres’ blue line is now inexperienced and weak due to the absence of Henri Jokiharju, Ilya Lyubushkin, and Mattias Samuelsson due to injuries.


Buffalo is surrendering 31.7 shots per game on average, which ranks 16th in the league. The Sabres’ penalty-killing team is 20th in the league, holding opponents without a goal when Buffalo is on the penalty kill 78.1% of the time.


  • The total went OVER in 4 of Buffalo’s last 5 matches. 
  • The Buffalo Sabres are 12-5 SU in their last 17 matches. 
  • The Sabres are 1-9 SU in their last 10 matches against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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Buffalo Sabres vs Tampa Bay Lightning Predictions 11/5/2022


The average number of goals allowed per game by Tampa Bay is 3.09, which ranks 14th in the NHL, but the Lightning’s blue line is getting tighter, monitoring better below the net and along the boards, and giving opponents fewer open chances to score.


Victor Hedman, Tampa Bay’s greatest defensive player overall, is doubtful to participate, while both Brent Seabrook and Zach Bogosian are also out.


The Lightning average 31.2 shots on goal per game, which ranks them 18th overall. The Lightning is converting on the power play just 21.4% of the time, which is a 19th-place percentage for Tampa Bay.


Nikita Kucherov and Brayden Point each have 5 goals, while Steven Stamkos leads Tampa Bay with seven goals.


  • The total went OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay’s previous 6 matches. 
  • The Tampa Bay Lightning is 5-2 SU in their last 7 matches. 
  • The total went OVER in 4 of the Lightning’s last 6 games with the Sabres..

Buffalo Sabres vs Tampa Bay Lightning. The NHL pick for this game is the Tampa Bay Lightning.


There will be a difference since Buffalo will have to play on Friday night against a strong Carolina Hurricanes squad and will suffer from competing two nights in a row, especially at its own end of the ice where they are shorthanded with three defensemen who are out injured.


The Sabres are 5-22 in their previous 27 games overall versus the Lightning, and they lost 14 of their last 17 games played on Tampa Bay’s home rink.


On October 25, Andrei Vasilevskiy, the goalkeeper for Tampa Bay, recorded a high goals-against average of 4.15; however, he subsequently dropped his GAA to 2.77 over the course of three starts.


The Tampa Bay Lightning will win to a predicted score of 5-2.


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Buffalo Sabres vs Tampa Bay Lightning 11/5/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

NHL Starting Time: 7:00 PM (EDT)


Location: Amalie Arena, FL


Date: Saturday, November 5, 2022




NHL Odds: Buffalo Sabres +210


NHL Totals: 6.5


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