New Jersey Devils vs. Winnipeg Jets Free Preview 11/5/19

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The New Jersey Devils, spearheaded by Taylor Hall and Kyle Palmieri, are prepared to take the ice against Mark Scheifele, Patrik Laine, and the Winnipeg Jets at Bell MTS Place in an East-West matchup. The action gets underway at 8 p.m. ET on Tuesday, November 5, and fans at home can witness it live on The Sports Network.

New Jersey Devils at Winnipeg Jets Odds

The Jets (-135) are tabbed as the favorites over the Devils (+115), and the Over/Under (O/U) has been set at 7 goals (-110 for the over, -110 for the under).

Winnipeg is 8-7 straight-up (SU) and has netted moneyline bettors 1.8 units this season. That early-season winning percentage is a slide from what the team managed during last year’s regular season (47-35). Out of the team’s 15 regular season matches, eight of them have gone under the total, while six have gone over and just one has pushed. The team’s 3-4 SU at home thus far.

The Jets have converted on 15.7 percent of their power play opportunities this season, a mark that’s right around league average. On the other hand, their penalty kill is ranked 31st overall, and they’ve successfully killed off 66.7 percent of all penalties.

Averaging 31.1 saves per game with a .927 save percentage, Connor Hellebuyck (six wins, five losses) has been the principal option in goal for Winnipeg this season. If Winnipeg decides to rest him, however, it might turn to Laurent Brossoit (2-3-3 record, .858 save percentage, 4.12 goals against average).

New Jersey has lost 6.4 units for bettors taking the moneyline this year and is currently 3-9 straight up (SU). Through 12 regular season matches, nine of its games have gone over the total, while three have gone under the total and none have pushed. The Devils are 1-3 SU as the visiting team this season.

The Devils have converted on 14.9 percent of their power play chances this season, a figure that’s right around league average. On the other hand, its penalty kill unit is ranked 26th overall and it’s successfully killed off 75.6 percent of all opponent power plays.

MacKenzie Blackwood (21.6 saves per game) has been the primary option in the net for New Jersey. Blackwood owns a 3-5-3 record, while registering a .878 save percentage and 3.19 goals against average this year.

New Jersey Devils vs. Winnipeg Jets Betting Predictions

NHL Tip: SU Winner – Jets, O/U – Over

Betting Trends

  • The Jets are 2-0 in games decided by a shootout this season while the Devils are 0-3 in shootouts.
  • The total has gone over in four of New Jersey’s last five games.
  • New Jersey has managed 25.8 shot attempts per game over its last five road games while Winnipeg has been attempting 33.8 shots per game over its last five at home.
  • Six of New Jersey’s last ten games have been decided by two goals or more. The team is 2-4 in those games.
  • New Jersey skaters recorded 23.5 hits per game last season, while the Jets posted 22.7 hits per contest.