Flyers vs. Jets - 3/28/16 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Winnipeg Jets (31-38-6) at Philadelphia Flyers (36-25-13)
NHL Hockey: Monday, March 28, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Wells Fargo Center)
The Line: Philadelphia Flyers / Winnipeg Jets --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Winnipeg Jets and Philadelphia Flyers meet Monday night at the Wells Fargo Center.
The Winnipeg Jets could use a win after losing 10 of their last 15 games. The Winnipeg Jets are averaging 2.5 goals per game and are scoring on 14.3 percent of their power plays. Mark Scheifele leads Winnipeg with 24 goals, Blake Wheeler has 48 assists and Drew Stafford has 173 shots on goal. Defensively, the Winnipeg Jets are allowing 2.9 goals per game and are killing 78.5 percent of their power play chances. Ondrej Pavelec has allowed 72 goals on 776 shots faced and Michael Hutchinson has given up 72 goals on 758 shots. Pavelec has allowed five goals in his last three games.
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The Philadelphia Flyers look for consistency after splitting their last eight games. The Philadelphia Flyers are averaging 2.6 goals per game and are scoring on 18.1 percent of their power plays. Wayne Simmonds leads Philly with 25 goals, Brayden Schenn has 28 assists and Claude Giroux has 217 shots on goal. Defensively, the Philadelphia Flyers are allowing 2.6 goals per game and are killing 80.8 percent of their power play chances. Steve Mason has allowed 115 goals on 1,401 shots faced and Michal Neuvirth has given up 67 goals on 891 shots. Mason has allowed six goals in his last three games.
The Jets are 1-12 in their last 13 vs. Eastern Conference and 6-14 in their last 20 overall. The Flyers are 15-33 in their last 48 vs. a team with a losing record and 8-1 in their last 9 games playing on 1 days rest. The Jets are 8-17-1 in the last 26 meetings in Philadelphia and 15-37-2 in the last 54 meetings overall.
The Jets are unbackable in their current form and have lost 39 of their last 54 games against the Flyers. Give me the home team as more of a fade from the Jets.