Planning on watching today's Avalanche and Jets game? Catch the action at Canada Life Centre in Winnipeg, MB, as the Jets hosts this showdown at 9:30 ET on ESPN. The Avalanche are the -1.5 goal favorites in this Central division matchup against the Jets. The over/under for the game is set at 6.5 goals.

COLORADO AVALANCHE VS WINNIPEG JETS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Winnipeg Jets +1.5

This game will be played at Canada Life Centre at 9:30 ET on Tuesday, April 30th.

WHY BET THE WINNIPEG JETS:

  • With the Avalanche being favored by 1.5, our NHL analytics models has this one playing out 4-3 in favor of the Avalanche.
  • Take the Avalanche on the moneyline
  • On the puck line, we like Jets (+1.5)

Will the Avalanche Come Through as Road Favorites?

As the fourth-place team in the Western Conference, the Avalanche have put together a successful season with a record of 50-25-7. In the Central Division, they sit in third place with a record of 16-10. On the road, Colorado has gone 19-16-6 this season.

Over their last three games, the Avalanche have been perfect, winning all three games. In their last 10 games, they have gone 5-5. As the favorite, Colorado has gone 45-18-6 this season.

On the season, the Avalanche have gone 40-42 against the puck line, including a road puck line mark of 16-25. So far, Colorado has 36 wins by multiple goals.

Over their last ten games, the Avalanche have gone 6-4 against the puck line, and their average scoring margin on the road is -.3 goals per game. In their last three road games, Colorado is 2-1 vs. the puck line.

Games involving Colorado have an average of 6.8 goals per game this season. Their average over/under line is 6.4. In terms of their over/under performance, the Avalanche come in with a record of 47-32-3.

When looking at their past three road matchups, Colorado has an puck line record of 2-1 while averaging 4 per game. The team went 1-2 overall in these games.

The Avalanche come into the game scoring an average of 3.7 goals per game, putting them 1st in the NHL. Regarding shots targeted at the goal per game, they are 4th in the league. The Avalanche went 34-14 in games where they had more shots than their opponents. However, in games with fewer shots on goal, their record was 13-10.

The leading scorer for Colorado's offense is Nathan MacKinnon. Coming into the game he has 51 goals, ranking 4th in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 89 assists so far.

In terms of defense, the Jets head into the game ranked 15th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 29.5 shots per game against Winnipeg. So far, they are 2nd in shutouts, achieving 8 shutouts.

Entering the game, goalie Alexandar Georgiev has started 62 games this season. His current record stands at 38-18, and his save percentage is 0.966%.

Will the Jets Come Through as Home Underdogs?

At home this season, the Jets are 27-11-3 and have won four straight games in Winnipeg. Overall, they are 52-24-6 and have lost three straight games. In the Western Conference, the Jets are in second place and second in the Central Division.

As the underdog, Winnipeg has gone 13-10-3 this season and have won four straight games as the underdog. Against the Western Conference, the Jets have gone 33-17 this season, and they are 7-3 in their last 10 games.

Winnipeg enters the game with an overall puck line record of 44-38 and 37 wins by more than one goal. Their average scoring margin for the season is +.7 goals per game.

As the underdog, the Jets have a puck line record of 17-9, and their average scoring differential when in that role is at +.2 goals per contest. In their last 10 home games, the team has gone 5-5 vs. the puck line.

This season, Winnipeg's games are averaging 5.6 goals per game. Their average over/under line is 5.9. The Jets currently have an over/under record of 36-39-7.

When looking at their past three road matchups, Colorado has an puck line record of 2-1 while averaging 4 per game. The team went 1-2 overall in these games.

For their offensive performance, the Jets come in averaging 3.2 goals per game this season, which is 15th in the NHL. In the category of shots on goal per game, they are 17th in the league. This year, the Jets have recorded a 24-13 record in games where they outshoot their opponent. For games with fewer shots on goal, they have a 26-11 record.

The leading scorer for Winnipeg's offense is Kyle Connor. Coming into the game he has 34 goals, ranking 25th in the NHL. In addition to his goal scoring, Connor has 27 assists this season.

The Jets defense is currently 15th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 29.5 shots per game against Winnipeg. In terms of shutouts, they come into the game ranked 2nd with 8 shutouts.

Heading into this matchup vs. Colorado, goalie Connor Hellebuyck has started 60 games in this season. His current record is 37-19, and his save percentage stands at 0.991%.