Winnipeg Jets (17-7-4) vs. Florida Panthers (10-13-4)

Free NHL Game: Thursday December 7th, 7:30 PM @BB&T Center

Money Line: Winnipeg -117, Florida +106

Over/Under: 6

FREE NHL GAME PICK JETS VS. PANTHERS

The Winnipeg Jets come into this game with a record of 17-7-4. They are 3-1-1 in their last 5 games. Winnipeg is second in the Central Division standings with 38 total points on the season. Blake Wheeler is leading the Jets in points with 36, 7 goals and 29 assists. Mark Scheifele is a close second with 34 points on the season, 14 goals and 20 assists. For the Jets, it has been a two man wrecking crew with Wheeler and Scheifele. Winnipeg has been great in the important categories, ranking top ten in; goals (5th with 3.4 per game), goals against (8th with 2.7 per game), and power play success rate (3rd with a 26.7 percent success rate).

The Florida Panthers are 10-13-4 for the season so far. Florida has lost three straight games and are not playing good hockey right now. They are 6th in the Atlantic Division with 24 points only in front of Buffalo who has 18 points on the season. Vincent Trocheck is the team’s leader in points with 27 and goals with 10. Jonathan Huberdeau is the leader in assists with 18 on the season and is second on the team in points with 26. When looking at Florida in the important categories, they are ranked 20th in goals per game (2.9), 27th in goals against (3.4), and 26th in power play success rate (16.7 %).

Cover The Spread 365 Trends

Winnipeg

Winnipeg is 14-7 ATS in its last 21 games

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Winnipeg’s last 5 games on the road

Winnipeg is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games

Florida

Florida is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games

The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Florida’s last 10 games

Florida is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games

FREE NHL GAME PREDICTION: PANTHERS VS. JETS

I am taking the Winnipeg Jets to win this game. They are clearly the better team, and clearly playing better hockey right now. Winnipeg’s power play success rate is off the charts and that is huge. I expect that to keep up in this game against the Panthers. Take the Jets.