Winnipeg broke a three-game losing streak when they recorded a 7-4 win on the road at the Colorado Avalanche on New Year’s Eve.
There was a hat-trick for Kyle Connor, two goals for Blake Wheeler, with Mark Sheifele and Nikolaj Ehlers also scoring. Connor Hellebuyck made 39 saves.
Even allowing for those seven goals against Colorado, the Jets still only average 2.97 Goals per Game (GPG) this season, but they have only allowed 2.95 (GA). Scheifele is Winnipeg’s main source of Goals, Points and Assists, with 17, 40 and 23 respectively. They are 10-8-2 on home-ice.
Toronto Maple Leafs
Toronto extended their recent good run of results to seven wins in eight games as they won 4-1 on the road at the Minnesota Wild on New Year’s Eve.
There was a goal and an assist each for Auston Matthews and William Nylander for the Maple Leafs, with Alexander Kerfoot and John Tavares also scoring. Frederik Andersen saved 26 shots.
The Maple Leafs are averaging 3.53 GPG, while allowing 3.23 (GA). Matthews has 26 goals and 46 points for Toronto, while Mitch Marner has provided 26 assists. They are 12-10-0 on the road.
Winnipeg Jets vs Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Lines & Pick
In terms of NHL picks going into this game, Toronto are very much the team with the momentum coming into the New Year and they are the tips to win again here.