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Dallas Stars vs Winnipeg Jets Prediction 2-29-24 Picks

Winnipeg Jets (37-15-5) vs. Dallas Stars (35-17-9)
February 29, 2024 8:00 pm EDT
The Line: Dallas Stars -167 / Winnipeg Jets +133; Over/Under: +6
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The Winnipeg Jets and Dallas Stars face off on Thursday in an NHL showdown at the American Airlines Center. Let’s look at the betting matchup and give a free Jets vs Stars prediction.

Can Jets Win Their Fifth Straight Game?

The Jets are playing some strong hockey right now and they have won four games in a row. In the last game against the St. Louis Blues, the Jets scored four goals and they ended up winning by two goals. The Jets are averaging 3.08 goals while their defense is giving up 2.35 goals per game. The offense is ranked 18th in the league while the defense is ranked 1st. Mark Scheifele has been the top player for the Jets this season and he has scored 17 goals and added 35 assists so far this season. The Jets will take on the Hurricanes after this one.

Stars Have Lost Two Straight Games

The Stars have lost two straight games and the offense has really struggled. In the last game against the Colorado Avalanche, they were defeated 5-1. Logan Stankoven scored the only goal for the Stars. The Stars are averaging 3.54 goals while their defense is giving up 3.03 goals per game. The offense is ranked 6th in the league while the defense is ranked 14th. The offense has been good, but it hasn’t been good enough the last couple of games. Jason Robertson has scored 19 goals and added 39 assists so far this season. 

Dallas Stars Team Facts

  • The Stars have lost each of their last three games as favorites.
  • The Stars have failed to cover the puck line in seven of their last eight night games at American Airlines Center following a road loss.
  • The ‘Over 1.5 Goals Period 2′ market has hit in each of the Stars’ last 18 games.
  • The home team has won the third period in five of the last six games between the Jets and Stars.

Winnipeg Jets Team Facts

  • The Jets have won each of their last eight games against Central Division opponents.
  • The Jets have covered the puck line in each of their last 10 games as underdogs following a home win.
  • The favorites have won the first period in seven of the Jets’ last eight games.
  • The ‘Over 2.5 Goals Period 1′ market has hit in three of the Jets’ last four games following a win.

Jets vs Stars Betting Prediction 

The Jets are playing well and even on the road they are going to find success. The Jets are giving up only 2.35 goals per game and their defense is going to really lockdown here. The Stars offense has been good overall, but they have had some issues scoring heading into this game. The lack of scoring by the Stars will be the difference as the Jets are going to get the job done. Back the Jets.

Shane Mickle's Free Pick: Jets ML

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Sports is about all Shane knows in this life! He has a passion for sports and writing, which makes working for Sportschatplace a perfect job for him! If you find him cheering for a team it's usually a Minnesota team, or the Kansas Jayhawks!

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