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NHL Game Preview - Jets underdogs vs Predators at Nashville


Winnipeg Jets

Nashville Predators
4-5-1 October 24, 2013, 08:00 PM | Bridgestone Arena 5-4-1



The visiting Jets hope for a solid performance on Thursday as they look to steal a win at Bridgestone Arena against the Nashville Predators.

The Predators sport a record of 5-4-1 heading into this matchup, while the Jets sit at 4-5-1 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 2-6-2 for the Predators and 4-6 for the Jets.

View Winnipeg Jets vs Nashville Predators Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to side with the Predators in this one found them earlier as -121 Favorite 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 Predators and the No. 19-rated Jets in this matchup.

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Winnipeg lost its last outing, a 5-4 result against the Capitals on October 22. Bettors who backed the Capitals at +100 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Nashville lost its last outing, a 2-0 result against the Wild on October 22. Bettors who backed the Wild at -145 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (2) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Nashville's No. 27-ranked offense (1.9 goals per game) against a Jets defense that ranks No. 19 at 3 goals per game allowed. The Predators powerplay has clicked at a 15.15% rate while the Jets have a 82.61% rate on the penalty kill.

A few Jets at Predators trends to consider:
Winnipeg is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Winnipeg's last 8 games
Nashville is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Nashville is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Nashville's last 5 games


Next up:
Winnipeg at Dallas, Saturday, October 26th
Nashville at St. Louis, Saturday, October 26th