Devils open as moneyline underdog vs Jets
New Jersey Devils vs Winnipeg Jets Odds
The Winnipeg Jets will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the New Jersey Devils invade MTS Centre on Thursday.
The Jets currently sports a record of 9-9-1. The Devils are 10-5-4. Betting totals have seen the Jets post a 10-9 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Devils have gone 9-9-1 against the number.
The Jets were listed earlier today as -121 moneyline favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including , while oddsmakers set the opening total around 5.5.
This game matches up the No. 26 (Jets) and the No. 20 (Devils) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Winnipeg's No. 16-ranked offense, averaging 2.7 goals per game, against a Devils defense that ranks No. 10 at 2.6 goals allowed. The Jets power play is averaging 15.6% while the Devils defense kills off 76.5% of their penalties.
Last time out for New Jersey, they were a 4-2 loser as they battled the Jets at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Jets at +145 were rewarded, while the 6 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
In their last action, Winnipeg was a 4-3 winner on the road against the Rangers. Bettors on Winnipeg at +135 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
New Jersey Devils Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Buffalo are 2-8
After playing Winnipeg are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
Winnipeg Jets Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing NY Rangers are 2-8
After playing NY Rangers are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
A few Devils at Jets trends to consider:
New Jersey is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Winnipeg
New Jersey is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Winnipeg
The total has gone OVER in 5 of New Jersey's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New Jersey's last 6 games when playing Winnipeg
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Winnipeg's last 5 games at home
Winnipeg is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Winnipeg's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Winnipeg's last 6 games when playing New Jersey
New Jersey at Buffalo, Saturday, March 2
Winnipeg home to Washington, Saturday, March 2