Edmonton Oilers vs. Winnipeg Jets - 12/21/15 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Winnipeg Jets (15-15-2) at Edmonton Oilers (14-17-2)
NHL Hockey: Monday, December 21, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Rexall Place)
The Line: Edmonton Oilers -108 / Winnipeg Jets -102 --- Over/Under: 5.5 See the Latest Odds
The Winnipeg Jets and Edmonton Oilers face off late Monday night at the Rexall Place.
The Winnipeg Jets look for a nice road win after splitting their last 10 games. The Winnipeg Jets are averaging 2.8 goals per game and are scoring on 14.7 percent of their power plays. Bryan Little leads Winnipeg with 12 goals, Blake Wheeler has 23 assists and Mark Scheifele has 87 shots on goal. Defensively, the Winnipeg Jets are allowing three goals per game and are killing 76.9 percent of their power play chances. Ondrej Pavelec has allowed 38 goals on 405 shots faced and Michael Hutchinson has given up 34 goals on 353 shots. Pavelec has allowed seven goals in his last three games.
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The Edmonton Oilers look to keep rolling after winning six of their last nine games. The Edmonton Oilers are averaging 2.5 goals per game and are scoring on 17.9 percent of their power plays. Taylor Hall leads Edmonton with 15 goals, Leon Draisaitl has 19 assists and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has 63 shots on goal. Defensively, the Edmonton Oilers are allowing 3.1 goals per game and are killing 80.4 percent of their power play chances. Anders Nilsson has allowed 55 goals on 612 shots faced and Cam Talbot has given up 45 goals on 436 shots. Nilsson has allowed 13 goals in his last three games.
The Jets are 5-1 in their last 6 games playing on 2 days rest and 1-9 in their last 10 road games. The Oilers are 6-0 in their last 6 home games and 14-54 in their last 68 vs. Western Conference. The Jets are 4-0 in the last 4 meetings.
The Oilers are playing better hockey right now and have been lights out on their home ice recently. We can't say the same thing for the Jets on the road. Give me the home team and the cheap price.