Jets vs. Ducks - 3/20/16 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Anaheim Ducks (39-22-9) at Winnipeg Jets (29-37-5)
NHL Hockey: Sunday, March 20, 2016 at 3:00 pm (MTS Centre)
The Line: Winnipeg Jets / Anaheim Ducks --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Anaheim Ducks and Winnipeg Jets meet early Sunday afternoon at the MTS Centre.
The Anaheim Ducks look to keep rolling after winning 12 of their last 16 games. The Anaheim Ducks are averaging 2.5 goals per game and are scoring on 23.1 percent of their power plays. Corey Perry leads Anaheim with 29 goals, Rickard Rakell has 21 assists and Ryan Kesler has 148 shots on goal. Defensively, the Anaheim Ducks are allowing 2.3 goals per game and are killing 87.1 percent of their power play chances. Frederik Andersen has allowed 76 goals on 998 shots faced and John Gibson has given up 61 goals on 751 shots. Andersen has allowed five goals in his last three games.
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The Winnipeg Jets could use a win after losing 10 of their last 14 games. The Winnipeg Jets are averaging 2.5 goals per game and are scoring on 15 percent of their power plays. Mark Scheifele leads Winnipeg with 23 goals, Drew Stafford has 15 assists and Blake Wheeler has 217 shots on goal. Defensively, the Winnipeg Jets are allowing three goals per game and are killing 78.5 percent of their power play chances. Connor Hellebuyck has allowed 56 goals on 683 shots faced and Ondrej Pavelec has given up 71 goals on 714 shots. Hellebuyck has allowed seven goals in his last three games.
The Ducks are 21-6 in their last 27 vs. Western Conference and 42-16 in their last 58 Sunday games. The Jets are 8-20 in their last 28 vs. a team with a winning record and 1-5 in their last 6 Sunday games. The Ducks are 5-0 in the last 5 meetings in Winnipeg and 10-1 in the last 11 meetings overall.
The Jets have struggled big time against winning teams, and they've lost 10 of their last 11 against the Ducks. Add in the Ducks current form, and the road team should win this rather easily.