Winnipeg Jets vs Montreal Canadiens Predictions & Betting Odds - NHL Picks
December 23, 2019
Winnipeg Jets Stats
Having lost three of their last four games, the Jets had a resounding 6-0 win on the road at the Minnesota Wild on Saturday afternoon.
Patrick Laine scored two goals for Winnipeg, with Blake Wheeler (who became his franchise’s all-time leading scorer), Mark Scheifele (who scored for the eighth time in nine games), Nikolaj Ehlers and Logan Shaw adding the other goals. Connor Hellebuyck made 31 saves for his third shutout of the season.
At present Winnipeg are averaging 3.03 Goals per Game (GPG), while allowing 2.78 (GA). Scheifele has 17 goals and 37 points for the Jets, while Laine has 21 assists.
The Jets are 10-7-1 on home-ice this season.
Montreal Canadiens Stats
The Canadiens recent good form came to an end as they lost 4-3 on the road at the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday night, having won five of their previously six games,.
Jeff Petry, Phillip Danault and Max Domi scored the goals for the Canadiens, with Carey Price making 22 saves.
Montreal are averaging 3.14 GPG, but they are allowing 3.17 GA. Brendan Gallagher has 15 goals for the Canadiens, Tomas Tatar has 30 points and Danault has provided 19 assists.
The Habs are 9-5-3 on the road this season.
Betting Odds - Winner
- Winnipeg Jets to win at -130 (1.77) $50 Free Bet
- Montreal Canadiens to win at +107 (2.07) $50 Free Bet
- Winnipeg Jets to win at -130 (1.77) $200 Free Bet
- Montreal Canadiens to win at +110 (2.10) $200 Free Bet
- Winnipeg Jets to win at -120 (1.83) $200* Free Bet
- Montreal Canadiens to win at +100 (2.00) $200* Free Bet
- Winnipeg Jets to win at -130 (1.77) $250 Free Bet
- Montreal Canadiens to win at +107 (2.07) $250 Free Bet
Jets vs Canadiens Betting Lines & Prediction
Injuries are a big factor to take into account with NHL bet predictions for this game, with the Montreal Canadiens missing a number of players through injury of late in Paul Byron (knee), Jonathan Drouin (wrist), Victor Mete (ankle), Jesperi Kotkaniemi (concussion), Matthew Peca (knee) and Joel Teasdale (knee).
Given that and the home-ice advantage, Winnipeg has to be the best bet to win here.