Senators vs. Jets Free Pick
WINNIPEG, MANITOBA(ATS Consultants) – The Winnipeg Jets are looking to bounce back after losing to Nashville on the road on Saturday. Ottawa is coming off beating Pittsburgh at home, after losing three straight. Winnipeg hosts the Senators at 8:30pmET on Monday
ODDS: Oddsmakers have installed the total at 5.5 goals, while Winnipeg is a -125 favorite. Winnipeg enters play with a 35-32-8 overall record and is 34-38 UNDER. Meanwhile, Ottawa is 38-28-10 overall and 38-36 OVER.
LINE MOVEMENT: The total has remained the same (5.5 goals), while the Jets opened as a –125 money line favorites and are now –111 at the majority of the sports books. The Senators, meanwhile, have gone from +115 to +103.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers placed on tonight’s game, 54% of NHL public bettors currently favor the Senators. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date public betting numbers.
NHL FREE PICK: Take the OVER 5.5 Ottawa/Winnipeg. According to latest NHL trends, the series is 5-1 Over in the last 6 meetings in Winnipeg. The Jets are 4-0-1 OVER last 5 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game, 8-1-2 OVER last 11 games playing on 1 days rest, 8-2-1 OVER L11 home games, 7-2 OVER last 9 vs. Eastern Conference and is 12-4-1 OVER last 17 overall. Ottawa is 4-0 OVER last 4 vs. Southeast, 8-3 Over in Senators last 11 vs. a team with a losing record and is 5-2 OVER last 7 road games. The Jets have 78 points are are six points out of the last playoff spot. They need a win here against a tough Ottawa team that has 86 points and can't afford a letdown. In their last game in Winnipeg in November, the Jets won the game 6-4. Three of the last for Jets games and five of seven have gone OVER. Ottawa has had two straight games go OVER including their last game against Pittsburgh, an 8-4 victory. Dustin Byfuglien leads the Jets with 36 goals, while Jason Spezza leads the Senators with 31 goals and 47 assists.
MONDAY NHL FREE PICK: SENATORS/JETS OVER 5.5