The Winnipeg Jets (29-14-2) meet the Vegas Golden Knights (28-16-4) at Bell MTS Place on Tuesday evening.
The Jets last game was last Sunday evening, when they only narrowly overcame the Anaheim Ducks 4-3 in OT on home-ice. They had to work hard for the win, having trailed 2-0 and 3-2 during the game.
The Jets are currently averaging 3.44 Goals per Game, which puts them in a respectable 6th in the overall NHL standings for the season. Defensively they are allowing 2.82 Goals per Game, which leaves them 9th in the overall standings. On an individual basis, Patrik Laine has 25 goals to his name this season, while Blake Wheeler has contributed 49 assists.
The Golden Knights are currently in a rich vein of form, having won eight of their last nine games. Their last result was on Saturday evening when, ironically they also won 4-3 in OT having been 2-0 and 3-2 behind during the game, with their victory being on the road at the Chicago Blackhawks.
The Vegas Golden Knights are averaging 3.02 Goals per Game at present, which leaves them 13th in the overall NHL standings. Defensively they are allowing just 2.63 Goals per Game, which places them 4th overall. On an individual player basis, Alex Tuch leads the way for the Golden Knights in both goals and assists, with 15 and 22 respectively.
The Golden Knights current excellent form makes bet predictions ahead of this game much more difficult, but with home-ice advantage and a greater goal threat, the Jets look to be the best bet on the Money Line odds here.
Pick: Money Line – Winnipeg Jets @ -133 (888sport)