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Winnipeg Jets vs Tampa Bay Lightning Prediction & Betting Tips 1/2/2024

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Winnipeg Jets vs Tampa Bay Lightning Prediction 1/2/2024
  • Take the Jets on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Lightning (+1.5)
  • Our NHL model projects 7 goals, and we suggest taking the under

Winnipeg Jets vs Tampa Bay Lightning Preview

Making on a bet on this NHL game featuring the Lightning versus the Jets? The puck drops at 8:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at Canada Life Centre in Winnipeg, MB.

This non-conference matchup has an over/under of 6 goals, and the Jets are favored to win at home vs. the Lightning. Check out BetCoco for Winnipeg Jets – Tampa Bay Lightning odds

Winnipeg Jets vs Tampa Bay Lightning Head-to-Head and Key Stats

Across the previous three matchups between Tampa Bay and Winnipeg, the Jets have played well, sitting at 3-0. However, the average goal differential between the two teams has been been close, with Winnipeg averaging 3 goals and Tampa Bay at 2.

  • Through their last five road contests, the Lightning offense has averaged 3 goals per game while allowing an average of 3. Tampa Bay posted an overall record of 3-2 while going 1-4 ATS.
  • Across their ten previous home games, Winnipeg has an puck line mark of 6-4. Their straight up record in these matchups was 7-3 while averaging 3 goals per game.
  • Going back to their last ten games as the underdog, the Jets have a straight up record of 5-5. But, their mark vs the puck line was just 7-3.
  • Through their last three matchups as the betting favorite, the Lightning have a good straight up record, but their puck line mark is just 0-3.

Winnipeg Jets vs Tampa Bay Lightning Prediction

Coming into their game vs. Winnipeg, the Lightning are 18-15-5. They are 11-8-1 when favored and 7-7-4 as the underdog. On the road, they have gone 7-10-2 this season and are 11-5-3 at home.

When looking at their offense, the Lightning have an average of 3.3 goals per game this season, positioning themselves 5th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are ranked 10th in the league. The Lightning went 11-10 in games where they had more shots than their opponents. However, in games with fewer shots on goal, their record was 7-5.

Goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy comes into the game having made 15 starts this season. So far, his record is 8-7 and he has a save percentage of 0.594059405940594%.

The Jets are set to face Tampa Bay with a 22-9-4 record. Their track record as favorites is 16-3-3, while they maintain 6-6-1 when considered underdogs. When they have hit the road, they have a 10-4-2 record this season, and they are 12-5-2 at home.

The Jets come into the game scoring an average of 3.3 goals per game, putting them 13th in the NHL. Regarding shots targeted at the goal per game, they are 19th in the league. This season, the Jets have a 11-7 record in games where they outshoot their opponent. In games with fewer shots on goal, they hold a 11-2 record.

Entering the game, goalie Connor Hellebuyck has started 26 games this season. His current record stands at 17-6, and his save percentage is 0.9603960396039604%.

With the Jets being favored by 1.5, our NHL analytics models has this one playing out 4-3 in favor of the Jets.

Winnipeg Jets vs Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Tips

  • Take the Jets on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Lightning (+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
  • David Gustafsson – Lower Body – Out
  • Ville Heinola – Ankle – Out

Tampa Bay Lightning Injury Report

  • Haydn Fleury – Undisclosed – Out
  • Conor Sheary – Hand – Questionable
  • Brent Seabrook – Shoulder/Back/Hip – Out
  • Erik Cernak – Undisclosed – Questionable
  • Mikhail Sergachev – Lower Body – Out
  • Logan Brown – Undisclosed – Out

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