Jets open as moneyline underdog vs Predators
|29-26-6||March 01, 2014, 03:00 PM | Bridgestone Arena||25-24-10|
Hockey bettors look for value at Bridgestone Arena on Saturday as host Nashville battles the Winnipeg Jets in hockey odds action.
The Predators are 25-24-10 so far on the season. The Jets, meanwhile, are 29-26-6. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Nashville go 25-23-11 and the Jets go 28-28-5 on the totals.
View Winnipeg Jets vs Nashville Predators Odds and Stats.
Hockey odds makers at 5Dimes opened the Predators as -131 moneyline Favorite in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 5.5 at BetOnline.
The Predators - Jets odds would favor the Predators if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Nashville is rated No. 17 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Winnipeg is at No. 21.
The Jets were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Coyotes. That made winners of bettors who got Winnipeg at -110 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Nashville won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Lightning on February 27. Bettors who backed the Predators at -108 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Nashville's No. 23-ranked offense (2.48 goals per game) against a Jets defense that ranks No. 20 at 2.9 goals per game allowed. The Predators powerplay has clicked at a 21.67% rate while the Jets have a 84.16% rate on the penalty kill.
A few Jets at Predators trends to consider:
Winnipeg is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Winnipeg's last 7 games on the road
Winnipeg is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Nashville
Winnipeg is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Nashville
Nashville is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
Nashville is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Winnipeg
Nashville is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Winnipeg
Winnipeg home to New York, Tuesday, March 4th
Nashville home to Pittsburgh, Tuesday, March 4th