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The Winnipeg Jets will be going for their second consecutive win when they face the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday night. The Jets are coming off a 5-2 win over Vancouver. The Canadiens are coming off a 3-1 win over Ottawa.
Winnipeg is 5-4-1 in its last 10 games against Montreal.
Jets Going For Sixth Win In Seven Games
The Jets are on a roll and have won five of their last six games. They will try to keep the momentum going with a win over the Canadiens, which will give them their second win in a row and sixth win in their last seven contests.
— Winnipeg Jets (@NHLJets) March 3, 2021
Winnipeg has played well offensively, averaging 3.36 goals per game. They finished with five goals on 39 shots in their last game.
Kyle Connor and Blake Wheeler each finished the game with a goal and two assists. Mason Appleton finished with one goal, while Mark Scheifele picked up three assists for the Jets.
Winnipeg has also played well defensively, giving up 2.64 goals per game. They gave up two goals in their last game and will need a similar effort if they want to get the win.
Canadiens Going For Second Consecutive Win
The Canadiens managed to snap their five-game losing streak with a win over Ottawa in their last game. They will try to pick up their second win in a row and snap their three-game losing streak against the Jets with a win on Thursday.
Toujours pas tannés de regarder cette mise en échec de Romy.
— Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) March 3, 2021
Montreal has played well offensively, averaging 3.24 goals per game. They finished with three goals on 33 shots in their last game.
Brendan Gallagher led the way for Montreal with a goal and an assist. Jeff Petry also had a goal and an assist, while Jesperi Kotkaniemi picked up an assist for the Canadiens.
Montreal has also played well defensively, giving up 2.81 goals per game. They gave up one goal in their last game and will need to keep it up if they want to win this game.
- 1-5 in their last 6 games.
- 5-1 in their last 6 games.
- 5-2 in their last 7 games on the road.
The Bottom Line
What to bet on this game.
Full-Game Side Bet
The Jets have won five of their last six games and are playing well defensively, giving up 2.5 goals per game in their last four games. They are facing a Montreal team that has lost five of their last six games, and have given up four goals per game in their last four games, so expect them to have a hard time slowing down the Jets in this game. The Canadiens have also struggled offensively, averaging 2.75 goals per game in their last four games, and will have a hard time scoring against the Jets, who are averaging 3.4 goals per game in their last five games. With the Jets winning the last three games between the two teams, Winnipeg is the best bet here.
Winnipeg Jets +140
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Full-Game Total Pick
The Canadiens are averaging 3.24 goals per game, but they haven’t been as good on their home ice, averaging 2.78 goals per game. They are facing a defense that is giving up 2.63 goals per game on the road and will be held under their average in this game. The Jets are averaging 3.36 goals per game and 3.13 goals per game on the road. With the Canadiens giving up 2.78 goals per game, the Jets won’s score enough goals to push the score over the total. The Canadiens and Jets have played under the total in two of their last three meetings.