Anaheim Ducks at Winnipeg Jets 12/13/2014 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Josh Schonwald - 12/12/2014
Sunday, December 13, 2014 at 3:00 PM ET
MTS Centre in Winnipeg
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On Saturday night, the Anaheim Ducks will be going up against the Winnipeg Jets, who have won two of their last three home games.
Last Sunday, the Ducks and the Jets played each other for the first time this season, with the Ducks picking up a 4-3 overtime win in Winnipeg. The Jets outshot the Ducks 30-25 in that game, but they also allowed them to score on two of their six power play chances.
Ducks right wing Corey Perry has five goals and three assists in his eight games against the Jets, while center Ryan Kesler has notched three goals and four assists in his 10 games against them. Goalie Frederik Andersen has gone 2-0-0 against Winnipeg in his career with a .909 save percentage and a 2.93 GAA.
On Thursday, the Jets allowed the Colorado Avalanche to come back in the third period and then were defeated 4-3 in the shootout. Winnipeg lost despite going 2-for-4 on the power play and outshooting the Avs 33-26.
The Jets have struggled on offense so far this year, averaging just 2.3 goals per game against their opponents. Left wing Andrew Ladd has had a pretty good start to the season by notching 11 goals and 12 assists in 30 games. Goalie Ondrej Pavelec is now 9-8-4 with one shutout, a .914 save percentage and a 2.32 GAA.
Anaheim Ducks Betting Trends
Anaheim Ducks are 19-11-0 Against the Spread
Anaheim Ducks are 11-17-0 against the Over/Under
Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends
Winnipeg Jets are 15-15-0 Against the Spread
Winnipeg Jets are 12-17-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
12/11/14 GO Jason LaBarbera Hand is upgraded to probable Friday vs. Edmonton
12/11/14 D Ben Lovejoy Finger is upgraded to probable Friday vs. Edmonton
12/09/14 RW Corey Perry Knee out 3-4 weeks
12/03/14 D Eric Brewer Foot expected to miss 4-6 weeks
11/28/14 D Francois Beauchemin Finger out 4-6 weeks
11/14/14 LW Dany Heatley Groin out indefinitely
11/04/14 GO John Gibson Groin expected to miss 6 weeks
10/04/14 D Sheldon Souray Wrist out indefinitely
No injuries to report at this time
Josh's Pick: Take Winnipeg
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