Jets at Blackhawks 10/12/19 - NHL Picks & Predictions
The Chicago Blackhawks remain at home on Saturday and will host the Winnipeg Jets. Chicago is 0-2 on the season and are currently playing the 2nd game of their seven game home stand. The Blackhawks lost 5-4 on Thursday to San Jose. Chicago averages 3.5 goals per game which ranks 12th in the NHL.
Corey Crawford will make his 3rd start on the net for Chicago. Crawford is 0-2 on the season with 9 goals allowed. Crawford carries a 4.62 goals against average with a .875 save percentage.
The Winnipeg Jets head to Chicago after beating the Wild at home 5-2 on Thursday. Winnipeg is 3-2 on the season and sit 4th in the Central. The Jets have won two straight games and are 2-2 on the road. Winnipeg averages 3.6 goals per game which ranks 11th in the league.
Connor Hellebuyck will make his 4th start in the goal for the Jets. Hellebuyck is 2-1 on the season with 8 goals allowed. Hellebuyck carries a 2.68 goals against average with a .927 save percentage.
The Winnipeg Jets have the momentum and look to win their third straight game on Saturday. The Jets are 4-0 in their last 4 games playing on 1 days rest. The Jets won the last meeting in this series and will do so again in this game. Final Score Prediction, Winnipeg Jets win 4-2.