New York Islanders vs. Winnipeg Jets - 10/12/15 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Winnipeg Jets (2-0-0) at New York Islanders (0-1-1)
NHL Hockey: Monday, October 12, 2015 at 1:00 pm (Barclays Center)
The Line: New York Islanders -127 / Winnipeg Jets +115 --- Over/Under: 5.5 See the Latest Odds
The Winnipeg Jets and New York Islanders meet Monday afternoon at the Barclays Center.
The Winnipeg Jets look to remain unbeaten after a fast 2-0 start to the season. The Winnipeg Jets are averaging 4.5 goals per game and are scoring on 25 percent of their power plays. Blake Wheeler leads the Jets with two goals, Andrew Ladd has two assists and Mark Scheifele has four shots on goal. Defensively, the Winnipeg Jets are allowing 1.5 goals per game and are killing 83.3 percent of their power play chances. Michael Hutchinson has allowed one goal on 21 shots faced and Ondrej Pavelec has given up two goals on 31 shots. Hutchinson has allowed one or less goals in three of his last six outings.
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The New York Islanders look for their first victory of the season after a 0-1-1 start. The New York Islanders are averaging 1.5 goals per game and have yet to score on a power play. Marek Zidlicky leads New York with one goal, Johnny Boychuk has one assist and Cal Clutterbuck has four shots on goal. Defensively, the New York Islanders are allowing 3.5 goals per game and are killing 80 percent of their power play chances. Thomas Greiss has allowed three goals on 35 shots and Jean-Francois Berube has given up four goals on 34 shots. Greiss has allowed a combined seven goals in his last two outings.
The Jets are 5-1 in their last 6 vs. Eastern Conference and 3-9 in their last 12 Monday games. The Islanders are 9-3 in their last 12 Monday games and 1-5 in their last 6 overall. The Jets are 5-2 in the last 7 meetings in New York and 3-7 in the last 10 meetings overall.
The Jets haven't had much recent success against the Islanders, and I have to give the edge to the home team with such an early start. Look for the Islanders to get on the board with their first victory.