Jets at Wild 1/10/19 - NHL Picks & Predictions

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Last Updated: 08/08/2019 at 9:05 AM ET

Jets at Wild 1/10/19 - NHL Picks & Predictions

Winnipeg looks for its third straight victory on Thursday when they visit the Minnesota Wild. The Jets defeated the Colorado Avalanche 7-4 on Tuesday. Winnipeg’s Blake Wheeler scored one goal and notched three assists, while Jacob Trouba and Mark Scheifele each scored one goal and had two assists in the win.

Minnesota had its three-game winning streak snapped on Tuesday by the Boston Bruins 4-0. The Wild took 24 shots on net but Boston’s Tuukka Rask stopped all 24. Alex Stalock made 23 saves for the Wild in the loss. Minnesota fell behind 3-0 in the first period and appeared a skate slower than the Bruins the entire night. Patrik Laine leads the Jets in goals scored with 24. Blake Wheeler is the leader in assists with 48 and points leader with 55. Connor Hellebuyck is 19-12-1 with a goal’s against average of 2.86 and save percentage of .909. Winnipeg this season is 7th in goals scored per game at 3.45 and 12th in goals against at 2.83.

Zach Parise leads the Wild in goals scored with 19. Mikael Granlund is the team leader in assists with 27 and points with 39. In goal Devan Dubnyk is 16-14-3 with a goals against of 2.56 and save percentage of .915. Minnesota is 20th in goals per game at 2.83 and 6th in goals against at 2.79.

Winnipeg has played very well on the road winning 8 of its last 10. The Jets overall have won 14 of the last 19 and 8 of the last 11 versus Western Conference opponents. Minnesota on the other hand has lost each of its last 4 at home and 6 of its last 7 versus Western Conference opponents. Final Score Prediction, Winnipeg Jets win 4-1.

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