Jets visit Montreal Canadiens in NHL clash
Winnipeg Jets vs Montreal Canadiens Odds
A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting Winnipeg duelling Montreal on Thursday at Bell Centre.
The Canadiens currently sports a record of 23-8-5. The Jets are 18-18-2. Betting totals have seen the Canadiens post a 19-17 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Jets have gone 15-22-1 against the number.
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Canadiens as -168 moneyline favorites in this particular NHL matchup earlier. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 5.5 before betting started to move the line at 5Dimes.
The Canadiens sit at No. 4 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Jets sit at a No. 27 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Montreal's No. 4-ranked offense (3.2 goals per game) against a Jets defense that ranks No. 21 at 3 goals per game allowed. The Canadiens powerplay has clicked at a 20.9% rate while the Jets have a 79.1% rate on the penalty kill.
In their last action, Winnipeg was a 5-2 loser on the road against the Islanders. Bettors on New York at -115 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Montreal was a 5-3 loser in its last match on the road against the Flyers. They lost as -137 favorites, while the total score of 8 made winners of OVER bettors.
Winnipeg Jets Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing NY Rangers are 3-7
After playing NY Islanders are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
Montreal Canadiens Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Boston are 7-3
After playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3
A few Jets at Canadiens trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Winnipeg's last 19 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Winnipeg's last 6 games when playing on the road against Montreal
Winnipeg is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Winnipeg is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Montreal is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Winnipeg
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Montreal's last 5 games at home
Montreal is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Winnipeg
Montreal is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
Winnipeg home to Philadelphia, Saturday, April 6
Montreal home to Boston, Saturday, April 6