Winnipeg Jets at Colorado Avalanche 12/11/2014 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Guy Bruhn - 12/10/2014
Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 9:00 PM ET
Pepsi Center in Denver
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The Winnipeg Jets will try to get back on the winning track on Thursday night when they face the Colorado Avalanche. The Jets have beaten the Avs in both of their games against each other this season.
The Jets played one of their better offensive games of the season on Tuesday when they easily defeated the Dallas Stars 5-2 on the road. Left wing Adam Lowry was their top star in that win by scoring two of their five goals.
Through 29 games, the Jets have had one of the best defenses in the league by allowing just 2.2 goals per game. Left wing Andrew Ladd has 10 goals and is tied for the team lead in points with 22. Goalie Ondrej Pavelec has a 9-8-3 record this season with one shutout, a .915 save percentage and a 2.30 GAA.
On Tuesday night, the Avalanche lost their fourth game in a row when the Nashville Predators beat them 3-0 in Colorado. The Avalanche were 0-for-2 on the power play in that loss and ended up being outshot 36-26.
The Avalanche are only scoring 2.5 goals per game this season and have given up 3.2 goals per game to their opponents. Netminder Semyon Varlamov has only been able to win four his 15 starts this season and currently owns a 3.21 GAA with a .909 save percentage.
Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends
Winnipeg Jets are 15-14-0 Against the Spread
Winnipeg Jets are 11-17-0 against the Over/Under
Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
Colorado Avalanche are 9-19-0 Against the Spread
Colorado Avalanche are 14-12-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
No injuries to report at this time
12/08/14 GO Semyon Varlamov Groin out indefinitely
12/05/14 C Ben Street Hand out indefinitely
12/05/14 C Marc-Andre Cliche Oblique out indefinitely
12/01/14 C John Mitchell Leg out indefinitely
11/25/14 LW Jamie McGinn Back likely out for season
11/22/14 D Brad Stuart Hamstring out indefinitely
11/21/14 RW Dennis Everberg Shoulder out indefinitely
10/23/14 D Ryan Wilson Shoulder out for season
10/06/14 RW Jesse Winchester Concussion out indefinitely
10/06/14 LW Patrick Bordeleau Back out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Winnipeg
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