The Winnipeg Jets (17-8-2) and the St. Louis Blues (9-13-3) meet on Friday night at Bell MTS Place. The Jets enjoyed a nice 3-1 win on the road at the New York Islanders on Tuesday evening, taking their current winning streak to four games.
As things stand, the Jets are averaging 3.44 Goals per Game, which places them 8th in the overall NHL standings. Defensively they are allowing 2.85 Goals per Game, which leaves them tied 12th in the rankings at present. Patrik Laine is the Jets and the NHL’s current leading scorer with 21 goals, while Blake Wheeler has contributed 31 assists.
The Blues face the Edmonton Oilers on home-ice on the Wednesday evening prior to this game (result unknown at time of writing). Their last result prior to that was a heavy 6-1 loss on the road at the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday evening.
The Blues are currently averaging 2.96 Goals per Game, which leaves them 18th in the overall NHL standings. Defensively they are allowing 3.40 Goals per Game, which puts them down in 25th position overall. On an individual basis, the player leading the way for the Blues both in terms of both goals and assists is Ryan O’Reilly, with 12 and 16 respectively.
There won’t be many betting predictions pointing to a win for the Blues in this game, with home-ice advantage and most other factors firmly favouring the Jets. Therefore the tips for this game have to be the Jets on the Money Line odds or the Point Spread should the former be deemed too short.
Pick: Money Line – Winnipeg Jets
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