Colorado Avalanche vs. Winnipeg Jets - 11/28/15 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Winnipeg Jets (10-11-2) at Colorado Avalanche (8-13-1)
NHL Hockey: Saturday, November 28, 2015 at 10:00 pm (Pepsi Center)
The Line: Colorado Avalanche / Winnipeg Jets --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Winnipeg Jets and Colorado Avalanche square off Saturday night at the Pepsi Center.
The Winnipeg Jets look for another strong road win after losing seven of their last 10 games. The Winnipeg Jets are averaging 2.7 goals per game and are scoring on 15.3 percent of their power plays. Bryan Little leads the Jets with nine goals, Blake Wheeler has 15 assists and Mark Scheifele has 58 shots on goal. Defensively, the Winnipeg Jets are allowing 3.2 goals per game and are killing 78.5 percent of their power play chances. Ondrej Pavelec has allowed 38 goals on 405 shots faced and Michael Hutchinson has allowed 28 goals on 298 shots. Hutchinson has allowed eight goals in his last three games.
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The Colorado Avalanche could use a victory after splitting their last eight games. The Colorado Avalanche are averaging 2.9 goals per game and are scoring on 20 percent of their power plays. Matt Duchene leads the Avalanche with 11 goals, Nathan MacKinnon has 13 assists and Jarome Iginla has 55 shots on goal. Defensively, the Colorado Avalanche are allowing three goals per game and are killing 77.8 percent of their power play chances. Reto Berra has allowed 24 goals on 313 shots faced and Semyon Varlamov has given up 35 goals on 317 shots. Berra has allowed nine goals in his last three games. John Mitchell is questionable with an oblique injury.
The Jets are 15-42 in their last 57 games playing on 0 days rest and 7-3 in their last 10 Saturday games. The Avalanche are 0-4 in their last 4 games playing on 2 days rest and 6-1 in their last 7 vs. Central. The Jets are 1-4 in the last 5 meetings in Colorado.
The Jets are still in one of those funks and now has to play a rested Colorado team on the end of a back-to-back. Have to give the huge edge to the Avalanhce at home.