Winnipeg Jets Travel to Ottawa to Face the Senators
The Winnipeg Jets will travel to the Canadian Tire Centre on Sunday evening to take on the Ottawa Senators in a non-conference game. This will be the second and final regular-season matchup between these teams, with the Senators picking up a 5-2 road win back on March 24.
Winnipeg is sixth in the Central Division (33-27-10, 76 points), while Ottawa is seventh in the Atlantic Division (26-37-6, 58 points).
These teams seem to have a little bit of a bit of separation between these franchises, so this should be an extremely intriguing game to look out for. Let’s take a deeper dive into the Winnipeg Jets and the Ottawa Senators as they square off.
Game Preview: Winnipeg Jets at Ottawa Senators April 10
Winnipeg is doing well offensively as they are averaging 3.03 goals on 32.4 shot attempts thus far.
Left winger Kyle Connor has been doing well as he is tied for fifth in the NHL in goals, tied for 40th in the sport in assists, and tied for 13th in the league in points as he has posted 82 points (41 goals, 41 assists) this year. He added nine points in his last five games.
Defensively, the Jets are giving up 3.04 goals on 32.9 shots per game right now. Goalie Connor Hellebuyck has been struggling this season as he has a 25-24-9 with 2.92 goals allowed per game and a .912 save percentage.
Left winger Brady Tkachuk has been leading the Senators this year as he has recorded 52 points (24 goals, 28 assists) and has added five points in his previous two games played. Offensively, the Senators are scoring 2.70 goals on 30.3 shots up to this point.
Goaltender Anton Forsberg needs to improve a bit inside of the net this season as he is 17-14-3 with a .919 save percentage and 2.72 goals allowed per game. Ottawa is struggling defensively as they are allowing 3.22 goals on 33.1 shot attempts as of this writing.
Winnipeg Jets at Ottawa Senators Betting Prediction
Looking at the defensive side of the ice as of late, Winnipeg is giving up four goals per game in their last three games, while Ottawa is allowing 2.8 goals per game in their previous four games played.
Throughout the season, the Jets are struggling at killing penalties with a 74.6 kill percentage thus far, while the Senators have an 80.6 penalty kill percentage.
We should be in for a close and exciting match. Go with the Ottawa Senators to keep the match close on the puck line as you are getting 1.5 goals. Also, they have a decent chance of winning the entire game outright.
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