Making on a bet on this NHL game featuring the Senators versus the Jets? The puck drops at 7:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at Canada Life Centre in Winnipeg, MB. This non-conference matchup has an over/under of 6 goals, and the Jets are favored by -1.5 against the Senators.

OTTAWA SENATORS VS WINNIPEG JETS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Winnipeg Jets -1.5

This game will be played at Canada Life Centre at 7:00 ET on Saturday, March 30th.

WHY BET THE WINNIPEG JETS:

  • In spite of being 1.5 goal underdogs, we anticipate the Senators winning this one 4-3.
  • We like the Senators on the moneyline (+155)
  • The Senators are also our pick on the spread at +1.5

Can Ottawa Pull Off a Road Win?

With a record of 32-36-4, the Ottawa Senators are in 14th place in the Eastern Conference and 7th place in the Atlantic Division. Over their last ten games, the Senators have gone 7-3 and they have won their last four games. On the road this season, Ottawa is 12-20-2.

As the underdog, Ottawa has gone 16-20-4 this season and they have won three straight games as the underdog. Against other teams in the Eastern Conference, the Senators have gone 23-19 this season.

As the underdog, Ottawa has a puck line record of 23-17 this season and 33-39 overall. They have 10 puck line wins in 32 games as the favorite. So far, the Senators have 22 wins by multiple goals and 28 losses by more than one goal.

On the road, Ottawa’s puck line record is 15-19, and their average scoring margin away from home is -.4 goals per game. The Senators have gone 6-4 against the puck line in their last ten games and 4-6 in their previous ten road games.

This season, Ottawa’s games are averaging 6.7 goals per game. Their average over/under line is 6.5. The Senators currently have an over/under record of 39-30-3.

Ottawa has played well in their previous three road games, going 2-1 straight up. In this stretch, they averaged 4 goals per game while allowing 3. The team also performed well vs the puck line at 2-1.

Offensively, the Senators come into the game at 3.2 goals per contest placing 15th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are in 11th position in the league. This year, the Senators have recorded a 20-23 record in games where they outshoot their opponent. For games with fewer shots on goal, they have a 10-13 record.

The leading scorer for Ottawa’s offense is Brady Tkachuk. Coming into the game he has 32 goals, ranking 21st in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 31 assists so far.

In terms of defense, the Jets head into the game ranked 13th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 29.6 shots per game against Winnipeg. So far, they are 5th in shutouts, achieving 6 shutouts.

Heading into this matchup vs. Winnipeg, goalie Joonas Korpisalo has started 42 games in this season. His current record is 18-21, and his save percentage stands at 0.882%.

Can the Jets Offense Score Enough at Home?

At home, the Jets have gone 23-10-3 this season, and they have been favored in 51 of their 73 games. In the Central Division, Winnipeg is in 3rd place with a record of 16-6.

Overall, the Jets are 44-23-6, and they have 94 points, which puts them in 4th place in the Western Conference. Over their last ten games, Winnipeg has gone just 4-6, and they have lost their last five games.

On the season, the Jets have an average scoring margin of +.6 goals per game and have won 32 games by multiple goals. So far, their puck line record is 38-35, and they have gone 20-16 against the puck line at home.

Overall, Winnipeg has been favored in 51 games, and their puck line record as the favorite is 25-26. In their last ten home games, the Jets have gone just 5-5 against the puck line.

On average, Winnipeg’s games have finished with 5.5 goals per game. The season’s average over/under line stands at 5.9. In total, the Jets come in with an over/under record of 29-37-7.

Across their last three road contests, Ottawa has been good against the puck line posting a mark of 2-1. Their overall mark in these games was 2-1, while averaging 4 goals per game.

When looking at their offense, the Jets have an average of 3 goals per game this season, positioning themselves 16th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are ranked 15th in the league. Winnipeg’s offense comes into the game ranked 23rd in power play goals. And in terms of shorthanded goals, they are 27th in the NHL.

The leading scorer for Winnipeg’s offense is Tyler Toffoli. Coming into the game he has 30 goals, ranking 26th in the NHL. Toffoli also comes into the game with 20 assists.

Defensively, the Jets come into the season ranked 13th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 29.6 shots per game against Winnipeg. For the season, they are ranked 5th in shutouts, coming in with 6 shutouts.

Entering the game, goalie Connor Hellebuyck has started 54 games this season. His current record stands at 32-18, and his save percentage is 0.982%.