Avalanche at Jets 11/9/18 - NHL Picks & Predictions
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Colorado Avalanche vs. Winnipeg Jets
NHL: 8:00 PM EST
Nov. 09, 2018
Latest Odds : WIN -170 O/U 6
On Friday, the Colorado Avalanche visit the Winnipeg Jets for an NHL showdown north of the border. The Avalanche were beaten 4-1 on Wednesday by the Nashville Predators in their most recent outing. Matt Calvert scored Colorado’s only goal in the game. Goalie Semyon Varlamov made 30 saves for the Avalanche.
Winnipeg lost its last outing last Friday to Florida 4-2 in Finland. The Jets threw 17 shots at Florida goalie Roberto Luongo during the third period but all were stopped. The only two Jets goals came in the first period by Patrick Laine and Nikolaj Ehlers. Blake Wheeler had assists on both goals.
Nathan MacKinnon leads Colorado in goals scored with 11. Mikko Rantanen is the assists leader with 19 and points leader with 24. Goalie Semyon Varlamov is 4-4-2 and has a 2.21 goals against average and .953 save percentage. Colorado is 4th in goals scored at 3.5, 12th in goals against at 2.9, 7th in power play percentage at 26.3 and 5th in penalty kill percentage at 84.1.
Patrick Laine leads the Jets in goals scored with seven. Blake Wheeler is the leader in assists with 14 and points with 16. Connor Hellebuyck is 5-5-1 with a goal’s against average of 3.01 and save percentage of .934. Winnipeg this season is 22nd in goals scored per game at 2.9, 8th in goals against at 2.7, 2nd in power play percentage at 33.3 and 19th in penalty kill percentage at 78.4.
Recent Betting Trends:
Colorado is 0-4 in its last 4
The UNDER has cashed in each of the Avalanche’s las 6 versus Central teams
Winnipeg is 8-2 in its last 10 on Friday
The UNDER has cashed in 13 of the Jets last 19 at home
Free Betting Pick: Winnipeg Jets -170
Colorado has lost each of its last 5 in Winnipeg. The home team (Winnipeg) is 19-7 in the last 26 games between the two. Winnipeg has won each of its last 7 games on 3 days or more of rest and 48 of its last 64 games at home. Final Score Prediction, Winnipeg Jets win 6-3.