Jets vs. Canucks - 4/4/15 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Vancouver Canucks (45-28-5) at Winnipeg Jets (39-26-12)
NHL Hockey: Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 3:00 pm (MTS Centre)
The Line: Winnipeg Jets -115 / Vancouver Canucks +104 --- Over/Under: 5 See the Latest Odds
The Vancouver Canucks and Winnipeg Jets play Saturday afternoon at the MTS Centre.
The Vancouver Canucks look for a win after splitting their last six games. The Canucks are averaging 2.8 goals and have scored 10 goals in their last three games. The Vancouver Canucks have three power play goals in their last four games and have won five of their last six when scoring at least three goals. Radim Vrbata leads Vancouver with 31 goals, Henrik Sedin has 49 assists and Shawn Matthias has 131 shots on goal. Defensively, the Canucks are allowing 2.7 goals and haven’t allowed a power play goal in five of their last seven games. Ryan Miller has allowed 102 goals on 1,170 shots faced and Eddie Lack has given up 89 goals on 1,100 shots.
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The Winnipeg Jets look for a win after losing three of their last four games. The Jets are averaging 2.7 goals and have scored 10 goals in their last three games. The Winnipeg Jets have two power play goals in their last four games and have won five of their last seven when scoring at least three goals. Blake Wheeler leads Vancouver with 25 goals, Andrew Ladd has 37 assists and Michael Frolik has 192 shots on goal. Defensively, the Canucks are allowing 2.6 goals and haven’t allowed a power play goal in five of their last eight games. Ondrej Pavelec has allowed 104 goals on 1,240 shots faced and Michael Hutchinson has given up 84 goals on 961 shots.
The Canucks are 5-1 in their last 6 road games and 9-2 in their last 11 vs. a team with a winning record. The Jets are 9-4 in their last 13 home games and 4-1 in their last 5 vs. Pacific. The Canucks are 5-2 in the last 7 meetings in Winnipeg and 7-1 in the last 8 meetings overall.
The Jets are back in one of their funks and the Canucks have won seven of the last eight meetings. I'll gladly take my chances with the plus money in this spot.