Winnipeg Jets vs. Vegas Golden Knights Free Prediction 11/2/19

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Nikolaj Ehlers, Mark Scheifele, and the Winnipeg Jets will face off against Max Pacioretty, Mark Stone, and the Vegas Golden Knights at T-Mobile Arena in a Western Conference showdown. AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain will air the action, which gets going at 10 p.m. ET on Saturday, November 2.

Winnipeg Jets at Vegas Golden Knights Odds

Winnipeg (+180) is entering this one as the underdog to Vegas (-220), and the Over/Under (O/U) is set at 7 goals (-115 over, -105 under).

Producing -1.3 units for moneyline gamblers, Vegas is 8-6 straight up (SU) overall thus far. That early-season winning percentage is right in line with the 43-39 record the team posted during last year’s regular season campaign. Of the team’s 14 games this season, eight have gone over the total, while six have gone under and none have pushed. This year, the team’s 4-4 SU at home.

The Golden Knights have been able to convert on 24.5 percent of their power play chances this season, a figure that places them in the top-10 among NHL teams. On the other hand, their penalty kill is rated second overall, and they’ve successfully killed off 90.2 percent of all penalties.

With a .920 save percentage and 27.5 saves per game, Marc-Andre Fleury (8-5-1) has been the primary goalkeeper for Vegas this year. If Vegas chooses to give him the evening off, however, it might turn to Garret Sparks (0-1-1 record, .857 save percentage, 4.38 goals against average).

Winnipeg has lost 1.4 units for bettors taking the moneyline thus far and is currently 7-7 straight up (SU). Through 14 regular season matches, seven of its games have gone under the total, while five have gone over and just one has pushed. The Jets are 4-3 SU as the visiting team this season.

The Jets have converted on just 14.9 percent of their power play opportunities this year, a figure that places them in the bottom-10 overall among NHL teams. On the other hand, its penalty kill unit is ranked 31st overall and it’s successfully killed off 66.7 percent of all penalties.

Connor Hellebuyck (31.1 saves per game) has been the main choice in the net for Winnipeg. Hellebuyck owns a 6-5 record, while registering a .927 save percentage and 2.57 goals against average this year.

Winnipeg Jets vs. Vegas Golden Knights Betting Predictions

Pick: SU Winner – Jets, O/U – Over

Betting Notes

  • Both teams are 2-0 in games decided by shootout.
  • For both of these teams, the over has hit in four of their last five matchups.
  • Winnipeg has managed 30.0 shot attempts per game over its last five road games while Vegas is averaging 39.8 shots per game over its last five at home.
  • Winnipeg skaters created 22.7 hits per game last season, while the Knights posted 29.1 hits per matchup.