Free NHL Hockey Prediction: Flames vs Jets Odds
Weekly NHL betting sees the Calgary Flames taking on the Winnipeg Jets Friday October 16th at the MTS Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba. Cappers Picks provides complimentary handicapping picks on all NHL Hockey season long so stay tuned for more FREE NHL hockey predictions.
Calgary Flames (1-2-0) vs. Winnipeg Jets (3-1-0)
Date: Friday October 16th
Time:8:00 PM EST
Venue: MTS Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba
NHL Hockey Moneyline Odds: Winnipeg -140
NHL Hockey Puck Line Odds: Winnipeg -1.5
NHL Betting Total: 5.5
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The Jets have started off as hot as anybody in the league as they get set to open their home portion of the schedule against the Calgary Flames Friday night.
Winnipeg has won 3 of 4 to start the season and are clicking on all cylinders.
Calgary suffered a 4-3 loss against the St. Louis Blues last time out as they’ve started much slower at 1-2.
The Flames young talent is expected to have some growing pains and they endured a bit of one last time out. Calgary blew a lead to St. Louis and eventually fell 4-3.
The 2nd period has been the killer for the Flames. They’ve been outscored 6-1 and that includes in a 3 goal allowance against St. Louis.
In 2 of the 3 games the Flames have played this season, they’ve allowed more than 4 goals. The goalie situation is still unclear as both continue to split time and both continue to struggle.
G Jonas Hiller and G Karri Ramo haven’t found any kind of rhythm yet this season.
Calgary took 2 of 3 meetings last season against Winnipeg.
The Jets have came flying out of the gate and look like one of the most impressive teams in the league.
Winnipeg has scored 15 goals and comes in off a 4-1 win over the New York Rangers last time out. Nikolaj Ehlers gathered his first goal of his career in the win.
The most impressive thing for Winnipeg is that everyone is contributing in one way or another. Eight different Jets have recorded multiple assists and 11 different Jets have found the back of the net.
To add to their impressive offensive ways, G Michael Hutchinson made 40 saves in the win over New York. In the 2 games he’s started, Hutchinson has turned away 60 of 62 shots.
NHL Hockey Handicapping Trends
- Jets are 4-1 in their last 5 vs. a team with a winning % below .400.
- Jets are 4-1 in their last 5 Friday games.
- Jets are 0-4 in their last 4 vs. Pacific.
- Flames are 2-5 in their last 7 vs. a team with a winning record.
- Flames are 4-11 in their last 15 vs. Central.
- Flames are 1-4 in their last 5 overall.
Free NHL Hockey Prediction
The Jets look extremely impressive right now. They have one of the best netminders and combine that with how hot their offense has been, this has the making for a home win.
4* Free NHL Betting Pick:Winnipeg ML
Winnipeg has another big day offensively as they start their home portion of the schedule with a win.
NHL Free Score Prediction:Winnipeg 5- Calgary 1
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