Winnipeg Jets vs Nashville Predators Betting Odds & Prediction

he Winnipeg Jets (43-25-4) meet the Nashville Predators (42-27-5) on Saturday evening at Bell MTS Place in a clash between the pair currently leading the way in the Central Division.

The Jets had games on the road at the Anaheim Ducks and Vegas Golden Knights on Wednesday and Thursday evening respectively prior to this match, with their last result before that being a 3-2 win at the Los Angeles Kings on Monday evening.

The Jets are currently averaging 3.39 Goals per Game, which places them 6th in the overall NHL standings. Defensively they are allowing 2.94 Goals per Game (14th overall). Mark Scheifele has scored 34 goals this season, while Blake Wheeler has recorded 68 assists to date.

The Predators were due to be in action on home-ice against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday evening, with their last game before that ending in a 3-0 win on home-ice against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday evening.

The Predators are averaging 2.95 Goals per Game, which leaves them 17th in the overall NHL standings. Defensively they are only allowing 2.62 Goals per Game (5th overall). Viktor Arvidsson has recorded 31 goals this season, while Ryan Johansen has registered 49 assists.

There’s not much to choose between these teams this season and both teams have been in decent form of late, so predictions have to focus on the likes of home-ice advantage. On that basis and the Jets superior goal threat, they are the tips on the Money Line odds to take both points here.

Pick: Money Line – Winnipeg Jets

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