The Golden Knights and Jets are set to face off at 8:00 ET on ESPN+. The Jets will host the game at Canada Life Centre in Winnipeg, MB. The over/under for this Western conference contest is set at 5.5 goals, with the Jets being favored by -1.5 goals at home against the Golden Knights.


The Pick: Winnipeg Jets -1.5

This game will be played at Canada Life Centre at 8:00 ET on Thursday, March 28th.


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

Will Vegas Secure A Victory as Road Underdogs?

As the 8th seed in the Western Conference, the Vegas Golden Knights have a record of 39-26-8 this season. In the Pacific Division, they are currently in 4th place, and they have gone 13-9 against divisional opponents.

On the road, the Golden Knights have a record of 16-15-6 this season, and they have gone 24-16 against other Western Conference teams. Over their last ten games, Vegas has gone 6-4, and they have won three straight games when they have been favored.

On the season, Vegas has gone 36-36 against the puck line and 17-19 against the puck line on the road. So far, the Knights have 24 wins by multiple goals and 15 wins by just one goal.

Across their last ten games, the team’s puck line record is 5-5, and they have gone 2-1 against the puck line in their last three games. As the underdog, the Knights have gone 19-6 against the puck line.

For the season, Vegas’ games have finished with an average of 6.2 goals per game. Their average over/under line for the season is 6.1. Overall, the Golden Knights have an over/under record of 35-37-0.

Across their three previous road games, Vegas has an puck line mark of 1-2. Their straight up record in these matchups was 1-2 while averaging 2 goals per game.

On offense, the Golden Knights are averaging 3.2 goals per game which is 14th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are 13th in the league. The Golden Knights went 21-15 in games where they had more shots than their opponents. However, in games with fewer shots on goal, their record was 17-10.

Vegas’ leading goal scorer is Jonathan Marchessault. So far this season, he has 39 goals, placing him 12th in the NHL. In addition to his goal scoring, Marchessault has 23 assists this season.

Winnipeg defense takes on the Golden Knights ranked 12th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are averaging 29.6 shots per game against Winnipeg. They also are 4th in shutouts, with 6 shutouts.

Heading into this matchup vs. Winnipeg, goalie Logan Thompson has started 35 games in this season. His current record is 20-12, and his save percentage stands at 0.745%.

Can the Jets Pull Off a Home Win?

At home this season, the Jets are 23-10-3, and they have been favored in 50 of their 72 games. In the Western Conference, Winnipeg is in 4th place and 3rd in the Central Division. Over their last ten games, the Jets have gone just 4-6, and they have lost four straight games.

Overall, Winnipeg has a record of 44-23-6 and has earned 94 points. Against the Western Conference, the Jets have gone 25-16, and they have gone 16-6 in divisional games. Over their last five games, Winnipeg has gone just 1-4.

At home, the Jets are 20-15 vs. the puck line and have an average scoring margin of +1.0 goals per game. Overall, Winnipeg has 32 wins by multiple goals compared to 12 by one goal.

So far this season, the Jets have a puck line record of 38-34, including a mark of 5-5 in their last 10 games. In their last 10 games at home, Winnipeg has gone 5-5 vs. the puck line.

This season, Winnipeg’s games are averaging 5.5 goals per game. Their average over/under line is 5.9. The Jets currently have an over/under record of 29-36-7.

Through their last three road contests, the Golden Knights offense has averaged 2 goals per game while allowing an average of 3. Vegas posted an overall record of 1-2 while going 1-2 ATS.

In terms of their offensive performance, the Jets are averaging 3.1 goals per game this season, putting them in the 16th spot in the NHL. When it comes to shots on goal per game, they are ranked 17th 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 24th in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 20 assists so far.

Defensively, the Jets come into the season ranked 12th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 29.6 shots per game against Winnipeg. For the season, they are ranked 4th in shutouts, coming in with 6 shutouts.

Entering the game, goalie Connor Hellebuyck has started 53 games this season. His current record stands at 32-17, and his save percentage is 0.982%.