Canadiens vs. Jets Free Pick
WINNIPEG, MANITOBA (The Spread) – The Jets sit one point behind a pair of teams for a playoff spot heading into tonight’s pivotal game against the Canadiens. Will Winnipeg pull off a victory?
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Canadiens are -111 money line favorites over the Jets, who are +103 on the ML. The total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 5.5 goals at the majority of online and Vegas sportsbooks.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Jets opened as -104 money line favorites but their odds have dropped to +103, while the Canaidens are -111 after opening at -104. Montreal is 27-14-5 overall and 13-7-2 on the road, while Winnipeg is 24-20-3 and 13-9-1 at home.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 73% of bettors favor the Jets. This information is subject to change, however, so click on the link provided for the most updated public betting stats.
NHL FREE PICK: Take Montreal. According to latest NHL trends, the Canadiens are 4-0 in their last four games against the Jets, 5-0 in their last five Thursday games and 13-3 in their last 16 games versus the Southeast. The Jets, meanwhile, are 1-4 in their last five games in the third game of a 3-in-4 situation and 0-4 in their last four games versus a team with a winning record. Montreal has won both games this season against Winnipeg and look for the Habs to sweep the Jets tonight.
THURSDAY NHL FREE PICK: MONTREAL CANADIENS -111