Winnipeg Jets vs. New Jersey Devils - 1/23/16 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New Jersey Devils (24-19-5) at Winnipeg Jets (21-23-3)
NHL Hockey: Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 7:00 pm (MTS Centre)
The Line: Winnipeg Jets -128 / New Jersey Devils +116 --- Over/Under: 5 See the Latest Odds
The Devils look to win their fourth in a row and make up ground in the Metro division as they head into Winnipeg to battle the Jets.
The New Jersey Devils continue to surprise in the Eastern Conference and heading into tonight’s game they sit just three points back of the Islanders for third in the Metro division and are in a nice spot to grab a playoff spot. New Jersey doesn’t have a ton to offer in terms of offensive prowess but their back end and goaltending has been superb as Cory Schneider should be in the running for the Vezina and in a match up here against the Jets who haven’t been able to find their groove on a consistent basis all season they are in a good spot to grab yet another victory.
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The Jets head into tonight’s game sitting in last place in the Central division and have lost 6 of their last 10 games overall and if they can’t right the ship soon they will likely become big sellers at the trade deadline. Winnipeg was a playoff team a season ago but again haven’t been able to regain that form this year and run the risk of missing out altogether this season as the top end of the division is very strong. Winnipeg has been good at home this season but the Devils have been strong on the road and with the way they are playing right now I think they get another win behind a stellar night from Schneider.