Jets vs. Oilers Pick
The Edmonton Oilers and Winnipeg Jets could find themselves in a defensive battle when the two meet tonight at 10PM ET.
Edmonton is 22-29-5 overall, 15-10-1 at home and 30-23 with the over. Winnipeg is 24-27-3 overall, 11-14-2 on the road and 26-24 with the under. The home team has won five of the last six in this series, including the lone meeting this season. The two also hit the under in that meeting this season, as it was a 3-1 Edmonton victory at home.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, this game is considered even, as each team is getting odds of -105 to win, while the over/under total for the contest is listed at 5.5 goals.
These teams have gone under in two straight and four of their last five games in this series. Edmonton goaltender Cam Talbot made 44 saves in their first meeting, a 3-1 Oilers win at home on Dec. 21. Edmonton has scored 2 or less goals in three of four and five of eight games. Edmonton is 4-1-1 with the under in their last 6 vs. the Central Division.
SATURDAY’S NHL FREE PICK: JETS/OILERS UNDER 5.5.