Jets vs. Predators - 3/8/16 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Nashville Predators (32-21-12) at Winnipeg Jets (27-33-5)
NHL Hockey: Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 8:00 pm (MTS Centre)
The Line: Winnipeg Jets / Nashville Predators --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Nashville Predators and Winnipeg Jets square off Tuesday night at the MTS Centre.
The Nashville Predators look to keep rolling after winning eight of their last 11 games. The Nashville Predators are averaging 2.7 goals per game and are scoring on 20.1 percent of their power plays. Filip Forsberg leads Nashville with 28 goals, James Neal has 17 assists and Shea Weber has 148 shots on goal. Defensively, the Nashville Predators are allowing 2.5 goals per game and are killing 78.8 percent of their power play chances. Pekka Rinne has allowed 132 goals on 1,460 shots faced and Carter Hutton has given up 24 goals on 308 shots. Rinne has allowed 10 goals in his last three games.
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The Winnipeg Jets could use a win after losing 10 of their last 15 games. The Winnipeg Jets are averaging 2.6 goals per game and are scoring on 15.9 percent of their power plays. Mark Scheifele leads Winnipeg with 21 goals, Blake Wheeler has 41 assists and Bryan Little has 127 shots on goal. Defensively, the Winnipeg Jets are allowing 2.9 goals per game and are killing 77.7 percent of their power play chances. Connor Hellebuyck has allowed 56 goals on 683 shots faced and Michael Hutchinson has given up 61 goals on 633 shots. Hellebuyck has allowed seven goals in his last three games.
The Predators are 5-0 in their last 5 road games and 3-7 in their last 10 games playing on 2 days rest. The Jets are 1-7 in their last 8 home games and 2-5 in their last 7 when their opponent scores 5 goals or more in their previous game. The under is 7-2-1 in the last 10 meetings.
The Predators have found their sweet spot recently, which includes five straight road wins. The Jets continue to be in a slump regardless of where they play. Give me the road team.