Vancouver Canucks at Winnipeg Jets - 1/30/21 NHL Picks and Prediction
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Winnipeg Jets (5-2) vs Vancouver Canucks (5-5)
Game Info: Saturday, January 30, 2021 at 10:00 pm (Bell MTS Place)
Betting Odds: Winnipeg Jets -125 / Vancouver Canucks +105 --- Over/Under: 6.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Vancouver Canucks and Winnipeg Jets meet Saturday in NHL action at the Bell MTS Place.
The Vancouver Canucks look to build on their three-game winning streak. The Vancouver Canucks are averaging 3.4 goals per game and are scoring on 14.7 percent of their power play opportunities. Brock Boeser leads Vancouver with six goals, Quinn Hughes has 10 assists and Elias Pettersson has 23 shots on goal. Defensively, the Vancouver Canucks are allowing 3.9 goals per game and are killing 76.7 percent of their opponents power plays. Braden Holtby has given up 16 goals on 171 shots faced while Thatcher Demko has given up 18 goals on 198 shots.
The Winnipeg Jets look to stay hot after winning four of their last five games. The Winnipeg Jets are averaging four goals per game and are scoring on 20 percent of their power play opportunities. Nikolaj Ehlers leads Winnipeg with five goals, Mark Scheifele has seven assists and Andrew Copp has 25 shots on goal. Defensively, the Winnipeg Jets are allowing three goals per game and are killing 68.4 percent of their opponents power plays. Connor Hellebuyck has given up 13 goals on 139 shots faced and Laurent Brossoit has given up seven goals on 79 shots.
The Canucks are 1-4 in their last 5 road games and 2-5 in their last 7 overall. The Jets are 9-3 in their last 12 home games and 4-1 in their last 5 overall. The over is 5-2 in Canucks last 7 overall. The over is 4-1 in Jets last 5 overall. The Canucks are 1-10 in the last 11 meetings in Winnipeg and 2-14 in the last 16 meetings.
You could make a case for either of these teams that are playing well and have had a really solid week, but it's the Jets who have dominated this series over the years. The Winnipeg Jets have won beaten the Canucks in 14 of the last 16 meetings, and that includes a 4-0 victory a couple of weeks ago. The Jets have outscored the Canucks 9-1 in the last three meetings. There's not a whole lot more to think about. The Jets own the Canucks. I'll gladly lay the cheap price.
Randy’s Pick Winnipeg Jets -125
AUTHOR: Randy Chambers
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