Winnipeg Jets Travel to St. Louis to Face the Blues
The Winnipeg Jets will head to the Enterprise Center on Sunday evening to take on the St. Louis Blues in a Central Division matchup. This is the fourth and final regular-season matchup between these teams as Winnipeg has a 2-1 season series lead entering this game with a 4-1 road win over St. Louis back on January 29.
Looking at the standings, the Jets are sixth in the Central Division (25-22-10, 60 points) and are playing decent hockey as of late, while the Blues are second in the Central Division (32-17-7, 71 points) but are riding a four-game losing streak as of this writing.
These teams are competitive against one another and should be having a fun game here. Let’s look at Winnipeg and St. Louis a bit more to determine the best bet in this game.
Game Preview: Winnipeg Jets at St. Louis Blues March13
The Jets have been averaging 2.98 goals on 33.1 shot attempts as a team this season, while the Blues are scoring 3.45 goals on 30.5 shots per game so far.
Left winger Kyle Connor has been doing very well for Winnipeg as he is tied for 12th in the NHL in points and fifth in the league with goals as he has posted 64 points (34 goals, 30 assists) and added eight points in his previous five games. Compare that to center Jordan Kyrou, who has been leading St Louis as he has recorded 53 points (22 goals, 31 assists) with four points in his last four games.
Goaltender Connor Hellebuyck has been doing decently well this season inside of the net for the Jets, as he is 19-20-9 with a .908 save percentage and 2.97 goals allowed per game.
It is pretty similar to the Blues’ goalie Jordan Binnington as he has a 13-12-3 with 3.08 goals allowed and a 90.4 save percentage thus far.
Winnipeg has allowed 3.02 goals per game on 32 shots, while St. Louis is giving up 2.73 goals on 31.4 shot attempts per game so far.
Winnipeg Jets at St. Louis Blues Betting Prediction
There is a huge difference on the offensive side of the ice, as the Jets are averaging 4.8 goals in their previous four games while the Blues are scoring 1.3 goals in their last three games.
The defenses are similar, but the major thing is St Louis has been on a bit of a losing streak as of late to end their road trip and to begin their homestand. Winnipeg is 32-25 against the spread so far this season, while St. Louis is right there as well at 31-25 against the spread.
All in all, go with the Winnipeg Jets to cover the puck line in this game.
* All odds provided by Action247 Sportsbook and all odds subject to change.
**All views expressed are my own. My picks are my own and are not a guarantee, bet at your own risk.