Buffalo Sabres (23-19-3, fourth in the Atlantic Division) vs. St. Louis Blues (23-21-3, sixth in the Central Division)
St. Louis; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Blues -138, Sabres +117; over/under is 6.5
BOTTOM LINE: The St. Louis Blues host the Buffalo Sabres after the Sabres defeated the Dallas Stars 3-2 in overtime.
St. Louis has a 23-21-3 record overall and a 10-11-2 record on its home ice. The Blues have allowed 166 goals while scoring 146 for a -20 scoring differential.
Buffalo has gone 13-7-1 on the road and 23-19-3 overall. The Sabres are third in NHL play with 171 total goals (averaging 3.8 per game).
The matchup Tuesday is the second time these teams meet this season. The Sabres won 6-2 in the last matchup.
LAST 10 GAMES: Blues: 6-4-0, averaging 3.4 goals, 5.9 assists, 2.9 penalties and 6.9 penalty minutes while giving up 3.1 goals per game.
Sabres: 5-4-1, averaging 3.2 goals, 5.5 assists, 2.6 penalties and 6.3 penalty minutes while giving up 3.3 goals per game.
INJURIES: Blues: Vladimir Tarasenko: out (hand), Logan Brown: out (upper-body), Marco Scandella: out (hip), Ryan O'Reilly: out (foot), Torey Krug: out (lower-body), Scott Perunovich: out (shoulder), Robert Bortuzzo: out (lower-body).
Sabres: None listed.
The Associated Press