Winnipeg Jets vs. Anaheim Ducks Game Preview 10/29/19

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Mark Scheifele, Patrik Laine, and the Winnipeg Jets will face off against Jakob Silfverberg, Hampus Lindholm, and the Anaheim Ducks at the Honda Center in a Western Conference tilt. Prime Ticket will air the matchup, and the puck drops at 10 p.m. ET on Tuesday, October 29.

Winnipeg Jets vs. Anaheim Ducks Odds

The Ducks (-115) are favored over the Jets (-105) and oddsmakers have put the Over/Under (O/U) at 6 goals (-120 for the over, +100 for the under).

Anaheim is 7-6 straight-up (SU) and has earned 1.1 units for moneyline bettors this season. That early-season winning percentage is a welcomed improvement compared to how the team performed during the 2018-19 season (35-47). Of the team’s 13 games this season, six have gone under the total, while six have gone over and none have pushed. The team’s 4-1 SU at home thus far.

The Ducks have converted on just 9.7 percent of their power play opportunities this season, a mark that’s ranked 28th overall in the NHL. On the other hand, their penalty kill is ranked 21st overall, and they’ve successfully killed off 79.2 percent of all penalties.

Boasting a .923 save percentage and 28.7 saves per game, John Gibson (4-6) has been the primary goalkeeper for the Ducks this season. If Anaheim decides to give him the night off, however, it might turn to Ryan Miller (3-1-1 record, .929 save percentage, 2.10 goals against average).

On the other hand, Winnipeg is 6-6 straight up (SU) and has lost 0.3 units for moneyline bettors thus far. Through 12 regular season contests, seven of its games have gone under the total, while four have gone over and just one has pushed. As the visiting team this season, the Jets are 3-2 SU.

The Jets have converted on just 16.3 percent of their power play chances this season, a mark that’s ranked 23rd in the NHL. On the other hand, its penalty kill unit is ranked 31st overall and it’s successfully killed off 62.5 percent of all opponent power plays.

Connor Hellebuyck (2.22 goals against average and .933 save percentage) has been the primary option in goal for Winnipeg. Hellebuyck is averaging 30.8 saves per game and owns a 5-4 record.

Winnipeg Jets at Anaheim Ducks Free Picks

Pick: SU Winner – Jets, O/U – Over

Betting Trends

  • After winning two of their three shootouts last year, the Jets are off to a 2-0 start in shootouts this season. The Ducks went 3-3 in shootouts last year and has yet to participate in one this time around.
  • For both of these teams, the total has gone over in three of their last five matches.
  • Winnipeg skaters created 22.7 hits per game last season, while the Ducks accounted for 23.2 hits per contest.