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Bet Jets Outright vs Canucks in NHL Picks

The Vancouver Canucks went from missing the playoffs in three consecutive seasons to winning the franchise’s first division title in 11 years. The memorable regular season ends with a trip to face a Winnipeg team looking for its 27th home win. Winnipeg is listed by the NHL latest lines as the favorite at home against the Canucks.


Bet Jets Outright vs Canucks in NHL Picks
Bet Jets Outright vs Canucks in NHL Picks

Winnipeg and Vancouver split the first two games of the season, both played in Vancouver, with the Jets winning 4-2 on Feb. 17 and Vancouver winning the rematch 5-0 on March 9 to snap a four-game losing streak in the series. Each of the last six games between the teams have been decided by at least two goals.

The NHL’s latest lines have Winnipeg at +190 to cover the 1½-goal puck line with the Canucks priced at -230.

When looking at Stanley Cup odds, Vancouver is tied for ninth at +1400 for the best odds to win the Stanley Cup. Winnipeg is tied for 11th at +1500 in the championship odds.

Canucks vs Jets Game Information

  • Game: Canucks (50-22-9) vs Jets (51-24-6)
  • Date/Time: Thursday, April 18, 8 p.m. ET
  • Location: Canada Life Centre, Winnipeg, MB
  • Canucks vs Jets Live Stream: NHL.com


Winnipeg is 17-6 in its last 23 games as the home favorite but has covered in just 11 of those games. Vancouver has lost its last four games as a road underdog and has been outscored 19-7 in those games.

Winnipeg is priced at -135 to win the game outright while the Canucks are +115 in our NHL betting lines.

The Canucks and the Jets meet on Thursday, April 18, at Canada Life Centre in Winnipeg. You can watch the game on Sportsnet Pacific, TSN3, or ESPN+ at 8 pm ET.


Canucks vs Jets Odds and Spreads

  • Winnipeg has won 13 of its last 17 home games against Vancouver.
  • Winnipeg is 38-16-3 as a favorite.
  • Vancouver has a 15-12-3 outright record as the underdog.
  • The Jets are 22-18 against the Las Vegas odds at home.
  • Winnipeg has had five of its last seven games go over the total.
  • Just 15 of Vancouver’s 40 road games have landed under the total.
  • The total has gone under in 13 of Vancouver’s last 19 games.
  • Five of the Canucks’ last seven games on the road went under the total.


Canucks vs Jets Moneyline Pick: Jets (-135)

With the playoff seeding finalized, it will be interesting to see how the two coaches approach this game. The ice time may be spread out a little bit more than if this were a playoff game.

The Canucks are tied for the second-fewest regulation losses on the road in the Western Conference while Winnipeg’s 26 home wins rank fifth in the Western Conference.

Winnipeg has won its last five games against Western Conference teams. That is something to consider when looking at the NHL odds tonight.

Vancouver opens the playoffs against Nashville with Winnipeg opening up against the Colorado Avalanche. When looking at the NHL Vegas odds, go with Winnipeg to win but for Vancouver to cover.


Forward Morgan Barron will not play for the Jets.


Canucks vs Jets Over/Under Pick: Under 5½ (Ev)

When looking at the NHL over/under predictions, keep in mind that since the start of March, Vancouver is fourth and Winnipeg is sixth in goals-against average.

The recent trend in this season has been for games to go under the total, and even with a 5½-goal total, go with this game to be headed in that direction as well.



Canucks vs Jets Prop Pick: Gabriel Vilardi 1+ Points (+106)

Gabriel Vilardi has been scoring in every other game in April as his five goals this month leads Winnipeg. Since he was held off the scoresheet the last time out, go with Vilardi to have a point in this game when making your player prop bets. It might even be worth looking at the +225 odds for Vilardi to score a goal.

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Canucks vs Jets Prediction

Jets 3, Canucks 2



Questions of the Day

Which team has a better ATS record, the Canucks or the Jets?

Winnipeg is 44-37 against the spread this season compared to a 41-40 record for the Canucks.

What is a good player prop option for the Vancouver Canucks on April 18?

Connor Garland has points in four straight games and is one goal away from his second 20-goal season and first with the Canucks. Consider the +225 odds for Garland to score a goal or perhaps go with a safer bet of -106 for Garland to record a point.

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