Edmonton Oilers vs Winnipeg Jets Match Preview & Betting Odds 2018/19

The Oilers were last in action on Saturday afternoon, when they lost 7-4 on home-ice to the San Jose Sharks. It marked a fifth consecutive loss for the Oilers, with the last four all being on home-ice. It’s left them in danger of coming adrift in the race for the playoffs in the Pacific Division.

Recommended Odds - Edmonton Oilers vs Winnipeg Jets

The Oilers are currently averaging 2.82 Goals per Game, which leaves them 22nd in the overall NHL rankings. Defensively they are allowing 3.21 Goals per Game, which also puts them 22nd on that ranking too. On an individual basis, Connor McDavid leads the way for both goals and assists with 21 and 35 respectively.

The Jets also lost on home-ice on Saturday afternoon, going down 3-1 to Minnesota Wild. That loss came just a couple of days after a 4-1 loss on home-ice to the Calgary Flames.

The Jets are averaging 3.39 Goals per Game, which leaves them tied 5th in the NHL rankings overall. Defensively they are allowing 2.82 Goals per Game, which puts them tied 9th overall. Patrik Laine has 24 goals for the Jets this season to date, while Blake Wheeler has registered 44 assists.

Two teams currently in poor form doesn’t help in making our NHL predictions, but the Jets have the greater overall quality and superior record this season. On that basis, it’s the Jets who are the tips to claim the win on the Money Line odds.

Pick: Money Line – Winnipeg Jets @ -140 (bet365)

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