Betting on today’s Flames and Jets game? Catch the action at Canada Life Centre in Winnipeg, MB, as the Jets hosts this showdown at 8:00 ET on ESPN+. This Western conference matchup has an over/under of 6 goals, and the Jets are favored by -1.5 goals vs. the Flames.

CALGARY FLAMES VS WINNIPEG JETS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Winnipeg Jets -1.5

This game will be played at Canada Life Centre at 8:00 ET on Thursday, April 4th.

WHY BET THE WINNIPEG JETS:

  • Coming in as 1.5 goal favorites, our projections have the Jets picking up a 4-3 win.
  • Take the Jets on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Flames (+1.5)

Can the Flames Grab a Win in Winnipeg?

Calgary comes into the game with an overall record of 34-35-5 and are 12th in the Western Conference standings. In the Pacific Division, the Flames are in 6th place. On the road this season, Calgary has gone 15-17-4 and have lost five straight games away from home. Over their last ten games, the Flames have gone just 3-7 and have dropped four of their last five games.

When playing as the underdog this season, Calgary has gone 19-19-3 and have been the underdog in 41 of their 74 games. Against other Western Conference teams, the Flames have gone 20-22 this season.

Calgary enters the game with an overall puck line record of 35-39 and a road puck line record of 18-18. So far this season, the Flames have had 23 wins by multiple goals and have lost by multiple goals 27 times.

Over their last 10 games, Calgary has gone just 3-7 against the puck line and their average scoring margin on the road this year sits at -.2 goals per game. On the year, the Flames have been the underdog in 41 games and have a puck line record of 26-15 as the underdog.

The average goal total for Calgary’s games is sitting at 6.4. The average over/under line for the season is 6.1. The Flames come in with an over/under record of 43-29-2.

Through their last three road contests, the Flames offense has averaged 2 goals per game while allowing an average of 4. Calgary posted an overall record of 0-3 while going 0-3 ATS.

On the offensive side, the Flames are scoring an 3.1 goals per game this season, ranking 18th in the NHL. When it came to shots on target per game, they are 17th in the league. This season, the Flames are 18-19 when getting more shots on goal than their opponents. And in games with fewer shots on goal, they have a 15-16 record.

Calgary will be looking for a good game from Yegor Sharangovich who leads the team in scoring with 29 goals, ranking 37th in the NHL. Sharangovich also comes into the game with 25 assists.

The Jets defense is currently 15th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 29.5 shots per game against Winnipeg. In terms of shutouts, they come into the game ranked 5th with 6 shutouts.

Entering the game, goalie Dustin Wolf has started 10 games this season. His current record stands at 3-6, and his save percentage is 0.375%.

Will the Jets Come Through as Home Favorites?

At home this season, the Jets have gone 24-11-3 and are 36-14-3 when favored. They are 45-24-6 overall and sit in 4th place in the Western Conference and 3rd in the Central Division. Over their last ten games, Winnipeg is 4-6, and they have gone 1-4 in their last five outings.

Through 75 games, the Jets have accumulated 96 points and have gone 26-17 against Western Conference opponents. When playing at home, Winnipeg has gone 16-6 against Central Division opponents. In games against teams from the Western Conference, the Jets have gone 45-24-6.

At home this season, the Jets have gone 20-18 vs. the puck line, and they have an average scoring margin of +.9 goals per game. So far, Winnipeg has gone 38-37 vs. the puck line overall, including a puck line record of 25-28 when favored.

Over their last ten games, the Jets have gone just 4-6 vs. the puck line, and they have dropped three straight games vs. the puck line at home. On the year, Winnipeg has 32 wins by multiple goals.

Games involving Winnipeg have an average of 5.5 goals per game this season. Their average over/under line is 5.9. In terms of their over/under performance, the Jets come in with a record of 30-38-7.

Across the Flames last three road games, the team averaged 2 goals per game while allowing 4. Their record vs the puck line in these contests was 0-3, while going 0-3 straight-up.

On offense, the Jets are averaging 3 goals per game which is 17th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are 16th in the league. The Winnipeg offense is ranked 23rd in power play goals. As for shorthanded goals, they find themselves at 28th in the NHL.

Winnipeg’s current leading scorer is Tyler Toffoli. This season, he has 30 goals, which puts him 30th in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 20 assists so far.

The Jets defense is currently 15th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 29.5 shots per game against Winnipeg. In terms of shutouts, they come into the game ranked 5th with 6 shutouts.

Heading into this matchup vs. Calgary, goalie Connor Hellebuyck has started 55 games in this season. His current record is 32-19, and his save percentage stands at 0.982%.