Ducks vs. Jets - 4/5/16 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Winnipeg Jets (32-39-8) at Anaheim Ducks (44-24-10)
NHL Hockey: Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 10:00 pm (Honda Center)
The Line: Anaheim Ducks / Winnipeg Jets --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Winnipeg Jets and Anaheim Ducks meet late Tuesday night at the Honda Center.
The Winnipeg Jets could use a win after losing six of their last nine games. The Winnipeg Jets are averaging 2.6 goals per game and are scoring on 14.6 percent of their power plays. Mark Scheifele leads Winnipeg with 27 goals, Blake Wheeler has 50 assists and Drew Stafford has 183 shots on goal. Defensively, the Winnipeg Jets are allowing 2.9 goals per game and are killing 78.8 percent of their power play chances. Ondrej Pavelec has allowed 81 goals on 864 shots faced and Michael Hutchinson has given up 74 goals on 777 shots. Pavelec has allowed nine goals in his last three games.
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The Anaheim Ducks look for another win after winning six of their last nine games. The Anaheim Ducks are averaging 2.6 goals per game and are scoring on 23.1 percent of their power plays. Corey Perry leads Anaheim with 32 goals, Ryan Kesler has 30 assists and Rickard Rakell has 169 shots on goal. Defensively, the Anaheim Ducks are allowing 2.3 goals per game and are killing 86.9 percent of their power play chances. Frederik Andersen has allowed 88 goals on 1,062 shots faced and John Gibson has given up 72 goals on 905 shots. Andersen has allowed 12 goals in his last three games.
The Jets are 8-20 in their last 28 games following a win and 1-5 in their last 6 road games. The Ducks are 24-5 in their last 29 vs. Western Conference and 19-7 in their last 26 home games. The Jets are 0-5 in the last 5 meetings in Anaheim and 1-11 in the last 12 meetings overall.
Anaheim has beaten Winnipeg in 10 straight meetings, a lot of those matchups have been decided by two or more goals. The Jets are just waiting for the offseason to arrive. Give me the Ducks by two goals.