The Winnipeg Jets (11-5-2) travel to face off against the Florida Panthers (12-6-1) on Friday, November 24th. This game will be played at FLA Live Arena in Sunrise and televised on ESPN+. The Jets are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Panthers are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Bruins. Puck drop is set for 8:00 ET.
Winnipeg Jets vs Florida Panthers
The Winnipeg Jets Are Coming Off A Win
This season, the Jets have an overall record of 11-5-2. On the road, Winnipeg holds a 5-2-1 mark, and they are 6-3-1 when playing at home. This record has them sitting 3rd in the Western Central division and 6th in the Western conference. Winnipeg’s average scoring difference this season sits at +.6, which has contributed to their overall puck line record of 8-10. When playing at home, they have a scoring margin of +.6, and on the road, it is +.5.
The Jets recently played against the Lightning and secured a win with a score of 3-2. Offensively, the Jets got off to a good start by scoring two times in the first period, but that was the extent of their scoring for the game. Of Winnipeg’s three goals, one came while in power play. They ended the game with 32 shots on goal and had four giveaways.
Winnipeg’s straight-up victory didn’t translate to covering the puck line in the game, despite being favored by -1.5. The over/under line for the game was 6.5, and it concluded with a combined total of 5 goals.
The Florida Panthers Look To Bounce Back From A Loss
This season, the Panthers have an overall record of 12-6-1. On the road, Florida holds a 5-4-1 mark, and they are 7-2-0 when playing at home. This record has them sitting 2nd in the Eastern Atlantic division and 3rd in the Eastern conference. Florida heads into the game with six wins by more than one goal, and lost five games by multiple goals. Their overall puck line record this season is 6-13.
Following a 3-1 loss at home to the Bruins, the Panthers are eager to bounce back. The Panthers offense struggled in the first and third periods versus the Bruins, but they did score one time in the second period. For the game, Florida’s only goal came at even strength. Overall, they had 28 shots on goal vs. Boston.
Florida took a loss vs. the puck line in the game, going into the game favored by -1.5. The game finished below the over/under line of 6 with a combined total of 4 goals.
Winnipeg Offense Breakdown
On offense, the Jets are averaging 3.7 goals per game which is 6th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are 14th in the league. Winnipeg’s offense comes into the game ranked 19th in power play goals. And in terms of shorthanded goals, they are 14th in the NHL.
This season, the over/under record for the Jets’ is 10-7-1. Over the course of the season, they have had 10 games that exceeded the over/under line of 6.5. On average, their games are averaging 6.8 goals per game.
Florida Offense Breakdown
For their offensive performance, the Panthers come in averaging 3.1 goals per game this season, which is 17th in the NHL. In the category of shots on goal per game, they are 1st in the league. Coming into the game, the Panthers have 8-5 record when they have more shots on goal than their opponent. When they have fewer shots on goal, they are 3-1.
This season, the over/under record for the Panthers’ is 10-9-0. Over the course of the season, they have had 10 games that exceeded the over/under line of 6.5. On average, their games are averaging 5.8 goals per game.
Winnipeg Team Defense
The Jets’ defense comes into the game with a ranking of 24th in takeaways and an average of 5.6 takeaways per contest. They hold 28th place in the NHL for goals allowed, with an average of 2.9 goals given up per game.
Florida Team Defense
In terms of defense, the Panthers head into the game ranked 18th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 27.6 shots per game against Florida. So far, they are 15th in shutouts, achieving 1 shutouts.
Jets vs Panthers Trends
- When looking at their past three road matchups, Winnipeg has an puck line record of 2-1 while averaging 4 per game. The team went 3-0 overall in these games.
- When looking at their past three matchups at home, Florida has an puck line record of 2-1 while averaging 2 per game. The team went 2-1 overall in these games.
- As the betting underdog, the Panthers have an puck line mark of just 6-4 in their last ten games. Florida posted a straight up mark of 3-7 in these matchups.
- The last ten games that Winnipeg was favored, they have an puck line mark of 6-4 while going 8-2 straight up.
When making a moneyline pick, my choice is the Panthers to come out with a win against the Jets while playing at home. Considering the moneyline odds at -142, I’m placing my bet on the Panthers to win outright.
When it comes to a puck line pick, our choice is the Panthers to secure the win and cover. Expect the Panthers to dominate this one with a multi-goal win over the Jets.
For those assessing the over/under line set at 6.5 goals, our expectation is that this game will stay below that mark, and we suggest making a bet on the under.
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