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NHL Picks: Bet Underdog Golden Knights vs Jets

A pair of teams holding down Western Conference playoffs will square off for the third time this season when the Vegas Golden Knights head to Winnipeg. This will be the second time in the last eight matchups that the NHL latest lines list the Jets as the favorite against the Golden Knights.

Vegas has won six games in a row against Winnipeg, including three road contests. The Golden Knights have outscored the Jets 10-5 in the first two meetings this season with both games going over the total.

NHL Picks: Bet Underdog Golden Knights vs Jets
NHL Picks: Bet Underdog Golden Knights vs Jets

The NHL betting lines list the Jets at +200 to cover the puck line as a 1½-goal favorite. Vegas comes in at -240 as the road underdog.

When looking at NHL futures odds, Vegas is ninth at +1400 in the odds to win the Stanley Cup. Winnipeg is 11th at +1600 in the championship odds.

 

Golden Knights vs Jets Game Information

  • Game: Golden Knights (39-25-8) vs Jets (44-22-6)
  • Date/Time: Thursday, March 28, 8 p.m. ET
  • Location: Canada Life Centre, Winnipeg, MB
  • Golden Knights vs Jets Live Stream: NHL.com

 

Winnipeg is 22-5-1 when listed as a home favorite with the Jets covering against the puck line in 17 of those games. The Golden Knights are 5-6-4 as a road underdog but they have covered in 11 of those games.

Winnipeg is priced at -125 to win the game outright while the Golden Knights are +105 in our sportsbook odds.

The Golden Knights and Jets meet on Thursday, March 28, at Canada Life Centre in Winnipeg. You can watch the game on Scripps or ESPN+ at 8 pm ET.

 

 

Golden Knights vs Jets Odds and Spreads

 

  • Seven of the last eight games between the Golden Knights and the Jets went over the total.
  • Winnipeg is 34-14-3 as a favorite this season.
  • The Golden Knights are 12-11-4 as the underdog.
  • The Jets have covered in 21 of their 35 home games.
  • Vegas has seen 21 of 36 road games go over the total.
  • The total has gone under in five of the last seven games for the Golden Knights.
  • Six of Winnipeg’s last eight games went over the total.
  • Four of the last five home games for the Jets went over the total.

 

Golden Knights vs Jets Pick: Golden Knights +1½ (-240)

Is this the night when Winnipeg ends its losing ways to the Golden Knights? Winnipeg has lost its last four games and has a -10 goal differential in those games. That is enough to go with the defending Stanley Cup champions even if Vegas is 2-4 in the last six games as an underdog.

Defenseman Alex Pietrangelo and forward William Carrier are questionable for the Golden Knights. Forwards Tomas Hertl and Mark Stone are out.

Forward Gabriel Vilardi is out for Winnipeg.

 

 

Golden Knights vs Jets Over/Under Pick: Under 5½ (-105)

Vegas has scored 20 goals in its last seven games while Winnipeg has seven goals in its four-game losing streak. So even though the total is set at 5½ goals, take the under in this matchup even if the total has gone over in five of the last six games when Vegas has played at Winnipeg. That is something to consider for NHL over/under predictions.

 

 

Player Prop Pick: Vegas’ Jack Eichel 1+ Goals (+120)

After being held without a point in his first two games back after missing nearly two months due to injury, Eichel has five goals and seven assists in his last nine games. With 25 shots on goal as Vegas is 3-0-1 over its last four games, Eichel is a solid bet to score in this matchup for your player prop bets.

 

 

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Golden Knights vs Jets Prediction

Golden Knights 3, Winnipeg Jets 2

 

 

Questions Of The Day

Which team has a better ATS record coming into the matchup between the Golden Knights and the Jets?


The Jets are tied for fifth in the NHL with a 40-32 record against the NHL betting lines. Vegas is 35-37 against the spread.

What is a good player prop option for the Winnipeg Jets?


Mark Schiefele has been pretty quiet with no goals and two assists in his last three games so consider the +200 odds for Schiefele to score a goal.

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