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Winnipeg Jets vs Colorado Avalanche Prediction & Betting Tips 12/16/2023

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Winnipeg Jets vs Colorado Avalanche 12/16/2023:
  • Take the Avalanche on the moneyline
  • On the puck line, we like Jets (+1.5)
  • Our NHL model projects 7 goals, and we suggest taking the under

Winnipeg Jets vs Colorado Avalanche Preview

Betting on today’s Avalanche and Jets game? Catch the action at Canada Life Centre in Winnipeg, MB, as the Jets hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on ALT2.

The Avalanche are the favored team in this Central divisional contest against the Jets. The game’s over/under currently sits at 6 goals. Check out BetCoco for Winnipeg Jets – Colorado Avalanche odds

Winnipeg Jets vs Colorado Avalanche Head-to-Head and Key Stats

In the last three head-to-head matchups, the Avalanche are averaging 3 goals per game, compared to the Jets at 2. These figures have led to Colorado posting a record of 2-1.

  • In their last three games away from home, the Avalanche have a straight up record of 0-3 while going 0-3 vs. the spread. The team averaged 2 goals per game in this stretch.
  • Winnipeg has played well in their previous five home games, going 3-2 straight up. In this stretch, they averaged 3 goals per game while allowing 2. The team also performed well vs the puck line at 4-1.
  • Winnipeg has done well both straight up and vs the puck line when favored to win the game, going 3-2 SU and 3-2 puck line in their last five games.
  • Going back to their last ten games as the favorite, the Avalanche have a straight up record of 6-4. But, their mark vs the puck line was just 3-7.

Winnipeg Jets vs Colorado Avalanche Prediction

Before their matchup against Winnipeg, the Avalanche arrive with a 18-9-2 record. They hold a 17-8-2 record when considered the favorites and 1-1-0 when seen as the underdogs. On the road, they have gone 7-5-2 this season and are 11-4-0 at home.

On the offensive side, the Avalanche are scoring an 3.6 goals per game this season, ranking 3rd in the NHL. When it came to shots on target per game, they are 9th in the league. In terms of power play goals, the Avalanche offense is 12th in power play goals. As for shorthanded goals, they are 7th in the NHL.

Heading into this matchup vs. Winnipeg, goalie Alexandar Georgiev has started 23 games in this season. His current record is 14-7, and his save percentage stands at 0.933%.

As they prepare to face Colorado, the Jets currently possess a 17-9-2 record. When they are favored, their record stands at 12-3-1, while as underdogs, it is 5-6-1. On the road this season, they have a 9-4-1 record, while they are 8-5-1 in their games at home.

On the offensive side, the Jets are scoring an 3.2 goals per game this season, ranking 16th in the NHL. When it came to shots on target per game, they are 20th in the league. Coming into the game, the Jets have 8-7 record when they have more shots on goal than their opponent. When they have fewer shots on goal, they are 9-2.

Goalie Connor Hellebuyck gets the start and has made 21 starts this season. His record at this point is 14-6, and his save percentage is 0.922%.

Coming in as 1.5 goal favorites, our projections have the Avalanche picking up a 4-3 win.

Winnipeg Jets vs Colorado Avalanche Betting Tips

  • Take the Avalanche on the moneyline
  • On the puck line, we like Jets (+1.5)
  • Our NHL model projects 7 goals, and we suggest taking the under

Winnipeg Jets Injury Report

  • Kyle Connor – Knee – Out
  • Rasmus Kupari – Shoulder – Out
  • Ville Heinola – Ankle – Out

Colorado Avalanche Injury Report

  • Chris Wagner – Achilles – Out
  • Gabriel Landeskog – Knee – Out
  • Artturi Lehkonen – Upper Body – Out
  • Samuel Girard – Personal – Out
  • Pavel Francouz – Groin – Out
  • Joel Kiviranta – Illness – Questionable
  • Jean-Luc Foudy – Lower Body – Out

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