The Winnipeg Jets (27-13-2) go up against the Anaheim Ducks (19-17-7) at Bell MTS Place on Sunday evening.
Prior to this game the Jets were on the road at the Minnesota Wild on Thursday evening and then on home-ice against the Detroit Red Wings on Friday evening. Their last result before those two games was a good 7-4 win at home to the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday evening.
The Jets are currently averaging 3.45 Goals per Game, which puts them a respectable 7th in the overall NHL standings for the season. Defensively they are allowing 2.83 Goals per Game, which leaves them tied 12th at present. On an individual basis, Patrik Laine has 24 goals for the Jets, while Blake Wheeler has contributed 48 assists.
The Anaheim Ducks were in action on home-ice against the Ottawa Senators and Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday and Friday nights respectively. Prior to that they had lost their previous eight games, the latest being a 4-0 loss on home-ice to the Edmonton Oilers last Sunday.
The Ducks have averaged just 2.35 Goals per Game this season at present, which puts them a lowly 30th in the overall NHL standings. Defensively they have allowed 2.91 Goals per Game, which leaves them 15th overall. Ondrej Kase is the leading scorer this season for the Ducks with 11 goals, while Ryan Getzlaf has contributed 20 assists.
In terms of NHL betting predictions for this game, everything points us to a Jets victory here. The Ducks have been in horrendous form of late, while the Jets sit top of the Central Division and also have the home-ice advantage.
Pick: Money Line – Winnipeg Jets