The Winnipeg Jets (30-10-4) travel to face off against the Boston Bruins (28-8-9) on Monday, January 22nd. This game will be played at TD Garden in Boston and televised on ESPN+. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Puck drop is set for 7:00 ET.
Jets vs Bruins
The Winnipeg Jets Are Coming Off A Win
On the season, the Jets have been the favorite in 31 of their 44 games, and they have won four straight games as the underdog. In the Western Conference, Winnipeg is in second place and first in the Central Division.
Over their last ten games, the Jets have gone 9-1, and they have won two straight games. On the road this season, Winnipeg has a record of 14-4-2.
On the road this season, the Jets have gone 11-9 vs. the puck line and have an average scoring margin of +1.0 goals per game. Overall, Winnipeg’s puck line record is at 26-18. In their last ten road games, the Jets have gone 5-5 vs. the puck line.
So far this year, the Jets have 22 wins by multiple goals and have gone 18-13 vs. the puck line when they are the favorite. In their last three games, Winnipeg has a puck line record of 1-2.
The Jets are coming off a 2-1 road win over the Senators. The Jets couldn’t find the net offensively in the first or third periods against the Senators, but they did score one time in the second period. All two goals came at even strength. They finished with 29 shots on goal and had 9 turnovers.
Winnipeg’s straight-up victory didn’t translate to covering the puck line in the game, despite being favored by -1.5. The game ended below the over/under line of 6, with a combined total of 3 goals.
The Boston Bruins Are Coming Off A Win
At 65 points, the Bruins sit atop the Eastern Conference standings. They have won four straight games and are 15-3-3 at home this season. Over their last ten games, Boston has gone 6-4 and 4-1 in their last five.
When favored this year, the Bruins have gone 24-8-7 and have won four straight games when favored. In the Atlantic Division, Boston is in first place and has a record of 11-5 in divisional games. Over the course of the season, the Bruins are 28-8-9.
When favored, the Bruins have a puck line record of 19-20 and have gone 6-4 vs. the puck line in their last ten home games. Overall, Boston’s puck line record is 25-20, and they have won three straight games vs. the puck line.
So far, the Bruins have 21 wins by multiple goals and have gone 13-8 vs. the puck line at home. In their last three home games, Boston is 3-0 vs. the puck line, and their average scoring differential at home this year is +1.4 goals per game.
In their most recent game, the Bruins hosted the Canadiens and secured a 9-4 victory. In all three periods, the Bruins’ offense found the net against the Canadiens. Boston’s one power-play goals contributed to their total of 9 goals. Their offensive performance came with 36 shots on goal and nine giveaways.
Boston came in as the favorites with a -1.5 goal advantage and, as a result, recorded a win against the puck line. The teams surpassed the over/under line, which was set at 6 goals, with a combined total of 13 goals.
Winnipeg Offense Breakdown
On the offensive side, the Jets are scoring an 3.3 goals per game this season, ranking 12th in the NHL. When it came to shots on target per game, they are 19th in the league. This season, the Jets are 15-7 when getting more shots on goal than their opponents. And in games with fewer shots on goal, they have a 15-3 record.
This season, the Jets have an over/under record of 15-23-6. Throughout last season, they played 47 games that did not exceed the 5.5 over/under line. On average, their games featured 5.8 goals per game.
Bruins Offense Breakdown
When looking at their offense, the Bruins have an average of 3.5 goals per game this season, positioning themselves 7th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are ranked 16th in the league. Boston’s offense is currently ranked 5th in power play goals. When it comes to shorthanded goals, they are 27th in the league.
For the season, the over/under record of the Bruins’ stands at 24-21-0. They have had 24 games during the season that exceeded the 5.5 over/under line. On average, their games are averaging 6.2 goals per game.
Winnipeg Team Defense
The Jets defense is currently 26th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 29 shots per game against Winnipeg. In terms of shutouts, they come into the game ranked 19th with 2 shutouts.
Boston Team Defense
Defensively, the Bruins are currently 8th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 31.4 shots per game against Boston. They also are 7th in shutouts, coming in with 3 shutouts.
Jets vs Bruins Trends
- In their last three road games, Winnipeg has averaged 3 goals per game while allowing 1. The team’s record in this stretch was 3-0 while going 2-1 vs. the spread.
- In their last ten games at home, the Bruins have a straight up record of 6-4 while going 6-4 vs. the spread. The team averaged 4 goals per game in this stretch.
- Spanning across their last ten games as the betting underdog, the Bruins have gone 9-1 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 6-4.
- Although the Jets have a strong straight up record in their last five games as the betting favorite, they have not done as well vs the puck line going 2-3.
When making a moneyline pick, my choice is the Bruins to come out with a win against the Jets while playing at home. Considering the moneyline odds at -130, I’m placing my bet on the Bruins to win outright.
For a puck line pick, we are going with the Bruins to win and cover. Look for the Bruins to win this one by multiple goals over the Jets.
If you’re looking at the over/under line set at 5.5 goals, our prediction is that this game will exceed that mark, and we strongly advise placing a bet on the over.
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