Arizona Coyotes vs. Winnipeg Jets - 11/10/16 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Winnipeg Jets (6-7-1) at Arizona Coyotes (5-7-0)
NHL Hockey: Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Gila River Arena)
The Line: Arizona Coyotes -118 / Winnipeg Jets -105 --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Winnipeg Jets and Arizona Coyotes meet Thursday night in a NHL matchup at the Gila River Arena.
The Winnipeg Jets look for some consistency after splitting their last eight games. The Jets are averaging three goals per game and are scoring on 15.1 percent of their power play opportunities. Patrik Laine leads Winnipeg with 11 goals, Mark Scheifele has nine assists and Nikolaj Ehlers has 36 shots on goal. Defensively, the Winnipeg Jets are allowing 3.1 goals per game and are killing 79.6 percent of their opponents power plays. Connor Hellebuyck has given up 23 goals on 241 shots faced and Michael Hutchinson has allowed 19 goals on 183 shots. The Winnipeg Jets have won five of their seven games this season when scoring at least three goals.
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The Arizona Coyotes hope to stay hot after winning four of their last six games. The Coyotes are averaging 2.8 goals per game and are scoring on 10.5 percent of their power play opportunities. Jordan Martinook leads Arizona with five goals, Oliver Ekman-Larsson has two assists and Radim Vrbata has 28 shots on goal. Defensively, the Arizona Coyotes are allowing 3.7 goals per game and are killing 73.2 percent of their opponents power plays. Louis Domingue has given up 29 goals on 279 shots faced and Justin Peters has allowed seven goals on 70 shots. The Arizona Coyotes have won five of their seven games this season when scoring at least three goals.
The Jets are 1-4 in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest and 5-1 in their last 6 vs. Pacific. The Coyotes are 2-7 in their last 9 games playing on 1 days rest and 4-1 in their last 5 home games. The Jets are 2-10-1 in the last 13 meetings in Arizona and 8-2 in the last 10 meetings overall.
The Arizona Coyotes are off the matt and are starting to find some success with their young, talented roster. Meanwhile, the Winnipeg Jets continue to struggle stringing wins together and haven't been the best team on the road. Not to mention the Coyotes usually beat Winnipeg when they meet in Arizona. I'll take the home team here and the cheap price.