Winnipeg Jets Form
The Jets had a 6-0 rout on the road at the Minnesota Wild on Saturday afternoon, as they returned to winning ways after losing three of their last four games.
Patrick Laine scored two goals for Winnipeg, with Blake Wheeler (becoming his franchise’s all-time leading scorer), Mark Scheifele (scoring for the eighth time in nine games), Nikolaj Ehlers and Logan Shaw also among the goals. Connor Hellebuyck made 31 saves for his third shutout of the season.
Winnipeg are averaging 3.03 Goals per Game (GPG), while they are allowing 2.78 (GA). Scheifele leads the way for the Jets with 17 goals and 37 points, while Laine has 21 assists.
The Jets are 10-7-1 on home-ice this season.
Montreal Canadiens Form
Having won five of their previously six games, the Canadiens lost 4-3 on the road at the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday night.
Jeff Petry, Phillip Danault and Max Domi scored for the Canadiens, while Carey Price had 22 saves.
Montreal are averaging 3.14 GPG, while they are allowing 3.17 GA. Brendan Gallagher has 15 goals for the Canadiens, Tomas Tatar has 30 points and Danault has registered 19 assists.
The Habs are 9-5-3 on the road this season
Winnipeg Jets vs Montreal Canadiens Betting Lines & Predictions
In terms of NHL betting predictions, it has to be noted that the Canadiens have been missing a number of players through injury in Paul Byron (knee), Jonathan Drouin (wrist), Victor Mete (ankle), Jesperi Kotkaniemi (concussion), Matthew Peca (knee) and Joel Teasdale (knee). That, coupled with the home-ice advantage, makes Winnipeg the tips to win here.