Jets vs. Senators Pick
Are the Winnipeg Jets and host Ottawa Senators going to find the back of the net with regularity tonight when they meet at 7:30PM ET?
5 Winnipeg Jets at 6 Ottawa Senators
According to oddsmakers at YouWager, the Jets are a -170 favorite to win on the moneyline. Ottawa is a +200 underdog, while the total sits at 6 goals.
Winnipeg opened as a -160 favorite on the moneyline before the line was bet up. The over-under opened at 5.5 goals. The visitors can be bet between -165 and -170, while the Senators range from +180 to +200.
As of Monday afternoon, 69 percent of public bets are siding with the Jets. Online wager info also shows that 57 percent of bets are coming in on the over.
INJURY TO WATCH
Winnipeg goalie Steve Mason (knee) and defenseman Dmitry Kulikov (back) are both out until mid-April. Defenseman Toby Enstrom (lower body) is out indefinitely. Left winger Matt Hendricks lower body) is out until mid-May. For Ottawa, right winger Marian Gaborik (undisclosed) is out indefinitely. Right winger Mark Stone (leg) is out until mid-April. Defenseman Chris Wideman (hamstring) is out for the season.
The Jets have won both meetings this season on their home ice, prevailing 4-2 and 5-0. Winnipeg (39-37) and Ottawa (41-37) are both hitting the over a little more than the under this season. With Winnipeg coming on a big 3-1 victory at Toronto a couple nights ago, don't look for it to be sharp as some easy goals trickle in and help lead to the over.
NHL DAILY PREDICTION: JETS/SENATORS OVER 6