Moneyline favors Rangers in battle with Jets
New York Rangers vs Winnipeg Jets Odds
New York pays a visit to Winnipeg on Thursday, hoping to shut down the Jets bats in hockey action at MTS Centre.
Supporters of the Rangers have seen them go 13-10-2 so far this season, while the Jets are at 13-11-2. In totals betting, the Jets are 11-15, while the Rangers are 8-13-4.
Bettors looking to side with the Jets in this one found them earlier as +105 underdogs on the NHL money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 26-ranked Jets and the No. 11-rated Rangers in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Winnipeg's No. 18-ranked offense (2.6 goals per game) against a Rangers defense that ranks No. 5 at 2.4 goals per game allowed. The Jets powerplay has clicked at a 14.1% rate while the Rangers have a 84.3% rate on the penalty kill.
Last time out for New York, they were a 3-1 loser as they battled the Sabres on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Sabres at +135 were rewarded, while the 4 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
The Jets were a 5-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Maple Leafs. That made winners of bettors who got Winnipeg at -109 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.
New York Rangers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Florida are 5-5
After playing Buffalo are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3
Winnipeg Jets Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing NY Rangers are 2-8
After playing Toronto are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
A few Rangers at Jets trends to consider:
NY Rangers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing Winnipeg
NY Rangers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Winnipeg
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of the NY Rangers last 8 games when playing Winnipeg
NY Rangers are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Winnipeg's last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Winnipeg's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Winnipeg's last 8 games when playing NY Rangers
Winnipeg is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
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Winnipeg at Toronto, Saturday, March 16