Vegas Golden Knights at Winnipeg Jets 3/15/22 - NHL Picks & Predictions
The Vegas Golden Knights look to snap a four-game losing streak when visiting the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday. Vegas is fourth in the Pacific Division at 32-25-4 on 68 points tied in points with third-place Edmonton but 11 points behind the first-place Calgary Flames. Vegas was defeated by the Columbus Blue 6-4 on Sunday. During their current road trip, Vegas is 0-4.
Jonathan Marchessault is the leading goal scorer for Vegas and the leader in points with 47, while Chandler Stephenson is the leader in assists with 31. In goal, Robin Lehner is 21-15-1 with a goals-against average of 2.77 and save percentage of .909. Vegas is scoring an average of 3.08 goals per game and allowing an average of 2.98 goals per game. The Vegas power play scores 17.6% of the time and its penalty-kill unit is successful 79.0% of the time.
Winnipeg looks for its second consecutive victory when hosting Vegas on Tuesday. The Jets are sixth in the Central Division at 27-23-10 with 64 points and trail the fifth place Dallas Stars by three points and first place Colorado by 25 points. Winnipeg defeated the St. Louis Blues 4-3 on Sunday. Pierre Luc-Dubois scored the winning goal for Winnipeg in overtime and Connor Hellebuyck made 28 saves in net for the Jets.
Kyle Connor is leading Winnipeg in goals scored with 37 and points with 69, while Blake Wheeler is the leader in assists with 35. In goal, Connor Hellebuyck is 20-21-9 with a goals-against average of 2.99, save percentage of .908 and three shutouts. Winnipeg is scoring an average of 2.97 goals per game and allowing an average of 3.02 goals per game. Winnipeg’s power play scores 21.1% of the time and it's penalty-kill unit is successful 76.8% of the time.
Vegas is playing poorly at the moment as the Golden Knights have lost each of the last four and when playing head-to-head against Winnipeg have lost five out of the last six. During their current four-game losing streak, Vegas is scoring an average of just 2.00 goals per game and the Golden Knights are allowing an average of 4.00 goals per game. Final Score Prediction, Winnipeg Jets win 5-2.