Winnipeg Jets vs. Nashville Predators - 11/27/16 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Nashville Predators (10-7-3) at Winnipeg Jets (9-11-2)
NHL Hockey: Sunday, November 27, 2016 at 1:00 pm (MTS Centre)
The Line: Winnipeg Jets / Nashville Predators --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Nashville Predators and Winnipeg Jets square off Sunday afternoon in a NHL matchup at the MTS Centre.
The Nashville Predators look to keep the puck rolling after winning seven of their last nine games. The Predators are averaging three goals per game and are scoring on 25.3 percent of their power play opportunities. James Neal leads Nashville with 10 goals, Viktor Arvidsson has seven assists and Craig Smith has 39 shots on goal. Defensively, the Nashville Predators are allowing 2.5 goals per game and are killing 84.1 percent of their opponents power plays. Pekka Rinne has given up 33 goals on 506 shots faced and Marek Mazanec has allowed 13 goals on 68 shots. The Nashville Predators have won nine straight games when allowing less than three goals.
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The Winnipeg Jets are desperate for a bounce back victory that would snap a five-game losing streak. The Jets are averaging 2.6 goals per game and are scoring on 15.4 percent of their power play opportunities. Patrik Laine leads Winnipeg with 12 goals, Mark Scheifele has 12 assists and Blake Wheeler has 66 shots on goal. Defensively, the Winnipeg Jets are allowing three goals per game and are killing 78.3 percent of their opponents power plays. Connor Hellebuyck has given up 41 goals on 438 shots faced and Michael Hutchinson has allowed 26 goals on 249 shots. The Winnipeg Jets have scored just one goal in each of their last four games.
The Predators are 7-19 in their last 26 road games and 6-1 in their last 7 games playing on 1 days rest. The Jets are 4-1 in their last 5 after allowing 5 goals or more in their previous game and 0-5 in their last 5 overall. The over is 3-0-1 in the last 4 meetings.
The Winnipeg Jets are damn near unbackable during their losing stretch and the offense has shown no signs of life. Meanwhile, the Predators are enjoying a solid stretch of hockey and have won the last three games against the Jets, including a 5-1 win a couple of days ago. You have to back Nashville in this matchup as more of a fade from Winnipeg.