Jets visit Florida Panthers in NHL clash
Winnipeg Jets vs Florida Panthers Odds
Florida will try to be nasty hosts on Friday when the Winnipeg Jets pay a visit to BB&T Center.
The Panthers are 7-12-5 so far on the season. The Jets, meanwhile, are 11-11-1. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Florida go 12-12 and the Jets go 10-13 on the totals.
The visitors opened as -105 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including 5Dimes. The total opened at 5.5 for those preferring over under wagers, watch for the line updates during the day at Bovada.
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 29-ranked Panthers and the No. 25-rated Jets in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Florida's No. 22-ranked offense, averaging 2.5 goals per game, against a Jets defense that ranks No. 23 at 3 goals allowed. The Panthers power play is averaging 19% while the Jets defense kills off 75.3% of their penalties.
Last time out for Winnipeg, they were a 2-1 winner as they battled the Lightning on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Jets at +132 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
The Panthers were a 7-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Capitals. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at -150 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for OVER bettors.
Winnipeg Jets Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing NY Rangers are 2-8
After playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
Florida Panthers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing NY Rangers are 5-5
After playing Washington are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7
A few Jets at Panthers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Winnipeg's last 5 games
Winnipeg is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Winnipeg's last 21 games when playing on the road against Florida
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Winnipeg's last 10 games when playing Florida
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Florida's last 21 games when playing at home against Winnipeg
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Florida's last 10 games when playing Winnipeg
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Florida's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Florida's last 6 games at home
Winnipeg at New Jersey, Sunday, March 10
Florida home to Montreal, Sunday, March 10