The Edmonton Oilers (8-12-1) travel to face off against the Winnipeg Jets (12-7-2) on Thursday, November 30th. This game will be played at Canada Life Centre in Winnipeg and televised on ESPN+. The Oilers are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Jets are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Stars. Puck drop is set for 8:00 ET.
Edmonton Oilers vs Winnipeg Jets
The Edmonton Oilers Are Coming Off A Win
For the season, the Oilers currently hold an overall record of 8-12-1. On the road, Edmonton has gone 3-8-0 and they are 5-4-1 at home. They are currently positioned 7th in the Western Pacific division and 13th in the Western conference. Edmonton comes in with six wins with a margin of more than one goal this season and lost nine games by multiple goals. Their overall puck line performance is 6-15.
In their recent matchup, the Oilers hosted the Golden Knights and came away with a 5-4 victory. Offensively, the Oilers registered one goal during the first period and three times in the second period. Of Edmonton’s five goals, one came while in power play. They ended the game with 34 shots on goal and had 12 giveaways.
Despite the straight-up win, Edmonton did not cover the puck line, as they were favored by -1.5. With a combined total of 9 goals, the teams exceeded the over/under line of 6.5 goals set for the game.
The Winnipeg Jets Look To Bounce Back From A Loss
This season, the Jets have put together an overall record of 12-7-2. When playing on the road, Winnipeg has gone 6-3-1, while their home record stands at 6-4-1. They are currently positioned 3rd in the Western Central division and 6th in the Western conference. Winnipeg heads into the game with nine wins by more than one goal, and lost five games by multiple goals. Their overall puck line record this season is 12-9.
The Jets aim to bounce back following their 2-0 loss at home to the Stars. The Stars defense proved to be too much for Winnipeg’s offense, resulting in being shutout. While being shutout, the Jets’ offense finished with 3 giveaways and took a total of 27 shots on goal.
Entering the game as the underdog, Winnipeg not only suffered a straight-up loss but also failed to cover the puck line. Combining for 2 goals, the game finished below the over/under line of 6.
Edmonton Offense Breakdown
On offense, the Oilers are averaging 3.4 goals per game which is 9th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are 8th in the league. In terms of power play goals, the Oilers offense is 4th in power play goals. As for shorthanded goals, they are 11th in the NHL.
The Oilers come in with an over/under record of 13-7-1. Over the season, there have been 14 games that have surpassed the 6.5 over/under line. Their games, on average, are at 7.1 goals per game.
Winnipeg Offense Breakdown
Offensively, the Jets come into the game at 3.4 goals per contest placing 8th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are in 14th position in the league. Looking at how the Jets’ offense is performing during power plays, they are 19th in power play goals and 9th in shorthanded goals.
This season, the Jets’ have an over/under record of 10-10-1. Throughout the season, they have played 11 games that did not exceed the 6.5 over/under line. On average, their games are averaging 6.3 goals per game.
Edmonton Team Defense
In terms of defense, the Oilers head into the game ranked 27th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 28.4 shots per game against Edmonton. So far, they are 17th in shutouts, achieving 1 shutouts.
Winnipeg Team Defense
In terms of defense, the Jets head into the game ranked 28th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 27.5 shots per game against Winnipeg. So far, they are 16th in shutouts, achieving 1 shutouts.
Oilers vs Jets Trends
- When looking at their past three road matchups, Edmonton has an puck line record of 1-2 while averaging 3 per game. The team went 1-2 overall in these games.
- The Jets are 4-1 puck line in their last home games and 4-1 straight-up.
- Looking back on the team’s last three games as the underdog, the Jets have a straight up record of 1-2. Their record vs the puck line in these games was 2-1.
- Across their last five matchups as the betting favorite, the Oilers have an overall record of 4-1 while going 2-3 against the spread.
For a moneyline pick, I’m taking the Jets to pick up on a win over the Oilers at home. With the moneyline sitting at -103, I’ll be locking in a bet on the Jets straight-up.
If you’re looking to get a bet down on this matchup, we foresee the Jets winning the underdog. However, if you’re not as confident in the Jets straight-up, we’d still recommend placing a bet on them to cover the puck line.
For those looking at the over/under line set at 6.5 goals, our expectation is that this game will surpass that mark, and we suggest making a bet on the over.
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