Edmonton Oilers vs. Winnipeg Jets - 3/11/20 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Winnipeg Jets (36-28-6) at Edmonton Oilers (37-24-9)
NHL Hockey: Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 9:00 pm (Rogers Place)
The Line: Edmonton Oilers / Winnipeg Jets --- Over/Under:
The Winnipeg Jets and Edmonton Oilers meet Wednesday in NHL action at the Rogers Place.
The Winnipeg Jets look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Winnipeg Jets are averaging three goals per game and are scoring on 20.7 percent of their power play opportunities. Kyle Connor leads Winnipeg with 36 goals, Mark Scheifele has 43 assists and Blake Wheeler has 178 shots on goal. Defensively, the Winnipeg Jets are allowing 2.9 goals per game and are killing 77.2 percent of their opponents power plays. Connor Hellebuyck has given up 138 goals on 1,758 shots faced and Laurent Brossoit has allowed 54 goals on 512 shots. The Winnipeg Jets have allowed two or less goals in 12 of their last 19 games.
The Edmonton Oilers look for a win after splitting their last 12 games. The Edmonton Oilers are averaging 3.2 goals per game and are scoring on 29.6 percent of their power play opportunities. Leon Draisaitl leads Edmonton with 43 goals, Connor McDavid has 63 assists and James Neal has 111 shots on goal. Defensively, the Edmonton Oilers are allowing three goals per game and are killing 84.8 percent of their opponents power plays. Mike Smith has given up 103 goals on 1,063 shots faced and Mikko Koskinen has allowed 97 goals on 1,175 shots. The Edmonton Oilers have allowed three or less goals in 18 of their last 22 games.
The Jets are 6-2 in the last 8 meetings. The favorite is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings. The under is 6-2 in the last 8 meetings in Edmonton.
The Winnipeg Jets have won six of the last eight meetings against Edmonton, so you can make a case for a strong road victory in this spot. However, these are two teams that have been consistent on the defensive end as of late and they're both fighting fo playoff positioning in the west. The one clear edge is that the Edmonton Oilers are playing on their home ice. The Oilers also won the most recent meeting a couple of weeks ago, and that was with getting outshot by 19. Give me the Oilers at home.