Avalanche vs Jets Picks and Prediction – 5/1/2024

By: David Anicetti |

Last Updated: 04/29/2024 at 6:32 PM ET

Colorado Avalanche at Winnipeg Jets 04/30/24 - NHL Picks & Predictions
Game Start: 5/1/2024, 1:30 AM UTC
Latest Odds: COL -119; O/U 6.5

Colorado Avalanche at Winnipeg Jets Prediction

The Colorado Avalanche visit the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday for Game 4 of their NHL Western Conference quarterfinals best of seven series. The game will be played at Canada Life Centre at 9:30 PM ET and televised on ESPN. Make sure you stay up to date with all the NHL action, with our expert NHL picks.

Colorado Avalanche Preview

The Colorado Avalanche finished the regular season 50-25-7 with 107 points and third in the Central Division. Colorado looks to clinch the series on Tuesday with a victory on the road. Colorado defeated Winnipeg 5-1 in Game 4 on Sunday

Colorado is first in the postseason in goals for at 5.50 per game. The Avalanche have taken 153 shots in four games for an average of 38.3 shots per game which is the highest amongst the 16 playoff teams. Colorado is scoring on 40.0% of their power plays. Valeri Nichushkin is the leading goal scorer for Colorado with six and Artturi Lehkonen has scored four, while Cale Makar is the leader in assists with six and the leader in points with eight. 

During the regular season, Colorado goalie Alexandar Georgiev was 38-18-5 with a goals against average of 3.02 and save percentage of .897. In three games during the postseason, Georgiev is 3-1 with a goals against average of 3.04 and save percentage of .885. Colorado is 9th in goals against during the postseason at 3.00.

Winnipeg Jets Preview

Winnipeg finished the regular season 52-24-6 with 110 points and was second in the Central Division. Winnipeg must bounce back from it's

5-1 loss to Colorado in Game 4 with a victory at home on Tuesday or be eliminated from the playoffs.

Winnipeg is scoring an average of 3.00 goals per game during the postseason, which is eighth amongst 16 teams. The Jets are averaging 26 shots per game, while converting on 18.6% of their power plays. Mark Scheifele is one of four players for Winnipeg that has scored two goals during the postseason and is the overall leader in points with five. Scheifele and Gabriel Vilardi are the leaders in assists with three each.

Winnipeg goalie Connor Hellebuyck was 37-19-4 during the regular season with a goals against average of 2.39 and save percentage of .921. In three games of the postseason, Hellebuyck is 1-3 with a goals against average of 5.22 and save percentage of .870. Winnipeg is last in the playoffs in goals against at 5.00 per game.

Our Free NHL Pick for Winnipeg Jets vs Colorado Avalanche

The Colorado Avalanche will pick up a victory on the road Tuesday when visiting the Winnipeg Jets for Game 5 of their best of seven quarterfinals in the Western Conference and move on to the conference semifinals. Colorado has won 13 of it's last 18 versus an opponent from the Western Conference and is firing on all cylinders, averaging 5.00 goals per game through the first four games of this series, while Winnipeg is scoring an average of just 3.00 goals per game. Final Score Prediction, Colorado Avalanche win 5-2.

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