Don't miss out on the NHL showdown between the Jets and Avalanche. The game is starting at 2:30 ET on TNT, and it's hosted by the Avalanche at Ball Arena in Denver, CO. Get ready to place your bets! The over/under goal line for this matchup is currently at 6.5 goals, and the Avalanche are favored by -1.5 vs. the Jets.

WINNIPEG JETS VS COLORADO AVALANCHE BETTING PICK

The Pick: Colorado Avalanche -1.5

This game will be played at Ball Arena at 2:30 ET on Sunday, April 28th.

WHY BET THE COLORADO AVALANCHE:

  • The Avalanche enter this game as 1.5-goal favorites and in our projections and we anticipate them winning by a score of 4-3.
  • Take the Avalanche on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Jets (+1.5)

Does Winnipeg Have What it Takes on the Road?

As the second-place team in the Western Conference's Central Division, the Jets have gone 52-24-6 this season. In the Western Conference, they have a 33-17 record. Over their last ten games, the Jets have gone 8-2, and they have won their last four games as the underdog. On the road, Winnipeg has gone 25-13-3 this season and have won four straight road games.

For the season, the Jets have been the underdog in 26 of their games and have gone 13-10-3 in those games. Over their last five games, Winnipeg has gone 3-2, and they have gone 20-6 against their division. Winnipeg has gone 39-14-3 in games where they have been favored this season.

On the road this season, the Jets have gone 22-19 vs. the puck line, and they have a puck line record of 44-38 overall. Their average scoring differential on the road is +.5 goals per game.

Winnipeg has gone 6-4 vs. the puck line in their last ten games, and their puck line record as the underdog is 17-9. So far, the Jets have 37 wins by multiple goals and 15 wins by just one goal.

On average, Winnipeg's games have finished with 5.6 goals per game. The season's average over/under line stands at 5.9. In total, the Jets come in with an over/under record of 36-39-7.

The Jets are 2-1 puck line in their three last road games and 2-1 straight-up.

Offensively, the Jets come into the game at 3.2 goals per contest placing 15th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are in 17th position in the league. This season, the Jets have a 24-13 record in games where they outshoot their opponent. In games with fewer shots on goal, they hold a 26-11 record.

Winnipeg will be looking for a good game from Kyle Connor who leads the team in scoring with 34 goals, ranking 25th in the NHL. Connor also comes into the game with 27 assists.

In terms of defense, the Avalanche head into the game ranked 16th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 29.7 shots per game against Colorado. So far, they are 19th in shutouts, achieving 4 shutouts.

Goalie Connor Hellebuyck gets the start and has made 60 starts this season. His record at this point is 37-19, and his save percentage is 0.991%.

Can the Avalanche Hold Strong at Home?

At home this season, the Avalanche have been dominant with a record of 31-9-1. In the Western Conference, Colorado is currently in 4th place and 3rd in the Central Division. On the year, the Avalanche are 50-25-7.

Heading into today's game, the Avalanche have won two of their last three contests and have gone 5-5 in their last ten games. When favored this season, Colorado is 45-18-6.

At home, the Avalanche have a puck line record of 24-17 and an average scoring margin of +1.5 goals per game. So far, they have 36 wins by multiple goals and 14 by just one goal.

Overall this season, Colorado's puck line record is 40-42, and they come into the game having covered the puck line in two straight games. In their last ten games at home, the Avs have gone 5-5 against the puck line.

This season, Colorado's games are averaging 6.8 goals per game. Their average over/under line is 6.4. The Avalanche currently have an over/under record of 47-32-3.

Across their last three road contests, Winnipeg has been good against the puck line posting a mark of 2-1. Their overall mark in these games was 2-1, while averaging 4 goals per game.

For their offensive performance, the Avalanche come in averaging 3.7 goals per game this season, which is 1st in the NHL. In the category of shots on goal per game, they are 4th in the league. This season, the Avalanche are 34-14 when getting more shots on goal than their opponents. And in games with fewer shots on goal, they have a 13-10 record.

Colorado's leading scorer is Nathan MacKinnon. So far, he has 51 goals which is 4th in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 89 assists so far.

Defensively, the Avalanche come into the season ranked 16th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 29.7 shots per game against Colorado. For the season, they are ranked 19th in shutouts, coming in with 4 shutouts.

Goalie Alexandar Georgiev comes into the game having made 62 starts this season. So far, his record is 38-18 and he has a save percentage of 0.966%.