Jets vs. Blackhawks - 3/29/15 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Chicago Blackhawks (44-24-6) at Winnipeg Jets (39-24-12)
NHL Hockey: Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 7:30 pm (MTS Centre)
The Line: Winnipeg Jets / Chicago Blackhawks --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Chicago Blackhawks and Winnipeg Jets square off Sunday night at the MTS Centre.
The Chicago Blackhawks look for a win after splitting their last six games. The Blackhawks are averaging 2.7 goals and have scored six goals in their last three games. The Chicago Blackhawks have one power play goal in their last six games and have won seven straight when scoring at least three goals. Patrick Kane leads Chicago with 27 goals, Jonathan Toews has 37 assists and Brandon Saad has 181 shots on goal. Defensively, the Blackhawks are allowing 2.3 goals and haven’t allowed a power play goal in four of their last six games. Corey Crawford has allowed 116 goals on 1,503 shots faced and Antti Raanta has given up 25 goals on 389 shots.
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The Winnipeg Jets look to stay hot after winning six of their last seven games. The Jets are averaging 2.7 goals and have scored 11 goals in their last three games. The Winnipeg Jets have two power play goals in their last five games and have won four straight when scoring at least three goals. The Jets have three players tied with 24 goals, Michael Frolik has 23 assists and Mark Scheifele has 158 shots on goal. Defensively, the Jets are allowing 2.6 goals and haven’t allowed a power play goal in six of their last seven games. Ondrej Pavelec has allowed 97 goals on 1,192 shots faced and Michael Hutchinson has given up 84 goals on 961 shots.
The Blackhawks are 7-3 in their last 10 road games and 21-10 in their last 31 games playing on 1 days rest. The Jets are 4-0 in their last 4 home games and 5-2 in their last 7 vs. Western Conference. The Blackhawks are 6-0 in the last 6 meetings in Winnipeg and 1-4 in the last 5 meetings overall.
The Blackhawks have won their last six meetings in Winnipeg. So while the Jets are playing the better hockey as of late, it's hard to ignore Chicago's success against the Jets.