Don’t miss out on the NHL showdown between the Sharks and Jets. The game is starting at 7:30 ET on NBCS, and it’s hosted by the Jets at Canada Life Centre in Winnipeg, MB. Get ready to place your bets! The odds for this Western conference game currently have the Jets as the -1.5 goal favorite with the over/under line sitting at 5.5 goals.

SAN JOSE SHARKS VS WINNIPEG JETS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Winnipeg Jets -1.5

This game will be played at Canada Life Centre at 7:30 ET on Wednesday, February 14th.

WHY BET THE WINNIPEG JETS:

  • Looking at our projections, the Jets are expected to take down the Sharks by a score of 4-2.
  • Take the Jets on the moneyline
  • The Jets should also cover at -1.5

Do the Sharks Have What it Takes to Win as Road Underdogs?

On the season, the Sharks have a record of 14-32-5, putting them in 15th place in the Western Conference and 8th in the Pacific Division. They have gone 7-20 against other Western Conference teams and 5-12 against divisional opponents. In their last ten games, San Jose has gone 5-5, and over their last five games, they are 3-2.

When playing on the road this season, the Sharks have gone 5-19-3, and they have gone 1-2 in their last three games. As the underdog, San Jose has gone 14-32-5 this season, and they have been the underdog in all 51 of their games this year.

On the season, the Sharks have an average scoring margin of -1.8 goals per game, and their puck line record is 23-28. In their last ten games, San Jose’s puck line record is 8-2, and they have 28 losses by more than one goal.

So far, the Sharks have been the underdog in all 51 of their games, and their road puck line record is currently at 11-16. In their last ten road games, San Jose’s puck line record is 5-5, and they have won three straight games vs. the puck line on the road.

This season, San Jose’s games have an average of 6 goals per game. The average over/under number for the season is 6.2. The Sharks come in with an over/under performance of 20-28-3.

When looking at their past three road matchups, San Jose has an puck line record of 3-0 while averaging 2 per game. The team went 1-2 overall in these games.

The Sharks come into the game scoring an average of 2.1 goals per game, putting them 32nd in the NHL. Regarding shots targeted at the goal per game, they are 32nd in the league. So far this year, the Sharks are 1-1 in games they have had more shots on goal than their opponent. They are 12-30 in games with fewer shots on goal.

San Jose’s current leading scorer is Tomas Hertl. This season, he has 15 goals, which puts him 102nd in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 19 assists so far.

The Jets defense is currently 27th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 28.8 shots per game against Winnipeg. In terms of shutouts, they come into the game ranked 23rd with 2 shutouts.

Goalie Kaapo Kahkonen gets the start and has made 21 starts this season. His record at this point is 6-14, and his save percentage is 0.712%.

Will the Jets Make it Happen at Home?

At home this season, the Jets have gone 17-7-2 and have been favored in 34 of their 50 games. So far, Winnipeg has gone 31-14-5 overall, putting them in 3rd place in the Central Division and 5th in the Western Conference. Against the Western Conference, the Jets have gone 17-10.

Over their last ten games, Winnipeg has gone 4-6 and they have gone 1-4 over their last five games. In their last three games, the Jets have gone 1-2. For the season, the Jets have been favored in 25 of their 34 games as the favorite.

At home this season, the Jets have gone 15-11 against the puck line and 6-4 in their last 10 games. Overall, they have a puck line mark of 27-23, including a record of 18-16 when favored. So far, Winnipeg has 22 wins by multiple goals.

Currently, the Jets have dropped their last four games vs. the puck line and have an average scoring margin of +.7 goals per game. In their last 10 games at home, Winnipeg has gone just 2-8 against the puck line and 1-4 in their last five.

Games involving Winnipeg have an average of 5.4 goals per game this season. Their average over/under line is 6.1. In terms of their over/under performance, the Jets come in with a record of 15-28-7.

When looking at their past three road matchups, San Jose has an puck line record of 3-0 while averaging 2 per game. The team went 1-2 overall in these games.

Offensively, the Jets come into the game at 3 goals per contest placing 22nd in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are in 22nd position in the league. The Winnipeg offense is ranked 25th in power play goals. As for shorthanded goals, they find themselves at 21st in the NHL.

Winnipeg’s current leading scorer is Kyle Connor. This season, he has 19 goals, which puts him 53rd in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 11 assists so far.

Defensively, the Jets come into the season ranked 27th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 28.8 shots per game against Winnipeg. For the season, they are ranked 23rd in shutouts, coming in with 2 shutouts.

Entering the game, goalie Connor Hellebuyck has started 37 games this season. His current record stands at 24-10, and his save percentage is 0.942%.