Colorado Avalanche vs Winnipeg Jets Prediction, Pick and Preview, April 8 (4/8): NHL

Colorado Avalanche vs Winnipeg Jets Prediction, Pick and Preview, April 8 (4/8): NHL

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Odds

Time 7:00 p.m. EST
Avalanche money line -180
Avalanche spread -1.5 (+140)
Jets money line +155
Jets spread +1.5 (+165)
Over / under 6.5

 

2021-2022 season stats

  Colorado Avalanche Winnipeg Jets
Record 50-14-6 33-28-10
Road / home record 22-10-3 19-15-2
Streak W4 L3
Goals per game 3.79 3.00
Goals allowed per game 2.74 3.04
Shots per game 35.3 32.4
Shots allowed per game 31.7 32.9
PP % 25.1% 20.5%
PK % 21.08% 24.88%
Over / under record 37-28-5 38-31-2

Preview

The Colorado Avalanche continue on the road and will visit the Winnipeg Jets on Friday night.  This is the third time these teams face off this season. The Avs won the last 2 games 6-3 and 7-1 both played at Colorado.

COLORADO AVALANCHE

Colorado have won 4 of their last 5 games and are 22-13 on the road so far this season. They have 50-14-6 overall record ranking first in the Central. The Avalanche are 13-5-3 in division games. Colorado ranks third in the league averaging 3.8 goals per game, led by Mikko Rantanen with 35.

Devon Toews leads the Avalanche with a plus-48 in 59 games this season. Rantanen has 15 points over the last 10 games for Colorado.

In their last 10 games the Avalanche are 8-2, averaging 3.5 goals, 6.3 assists, 3.6 penalties and 8.1 penalty minutes while giving up 2.2 goals per game with a .931 save percentage.

WINNIPEG JETS

The Jets have lost 3 of their last 5 games and are 19-17 at home this season ranking 6th in the Central Division. The Jets are 13-6-5 in division games. Winnipeg is 7-2-2 at home against teams in the same division.

Kyle Connor leads the Jets with 41 goals and has 82 points. Nikolaj Ehlers has six goals and four assists over the last 10 games for Winnipeg.

In their last 10 games the Jets are 5-5, averaging 2.8 goals, 5.1 assists, 3.5 penalties and 10.7 penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 goals per game with a .923 save percentage.

BETTING TRENDS

Colorado are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games.

Winnipeg are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games at home.

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Winnipeg's last 5 games.

Prediction

The Avs have the best record in the NHL and have dominated the Jets this season. They also have covered te spread in 4 of their last 5 games on the road. The Jets haven't been profitable at home, failing to cover in 6 of their last 7 games at home. Colorado will continue to dominate the Jets and win this game easy. Take the Avalanche.

PICK: Avalanche -1.5 (+140)

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