Stadium: Canada Life Centre (Winnipeg)
Prediction for the NHL Winnipeg Jets vs Detroit Red Wings match, which will take place on April 1. Check the team conditions and choose several betting options.Get Your Sign-Up Bonus!
Winnipeg has sharpened the intrigue for the last playoff spot to the limit, but it doesn't make them happy. Only a few weeks ago, there was no doubt that the Jets would make it into the Cup battles. Since then, things have dropped dramatically for them. In their previous 21 meetings, they had only six victories and had failed on 15 occasions. In addition, they lost their last two games to Los Angeles and San Jose, 4:1 and 3:0, respectively, which knocked them back to eighth place in the Western Conference standings and allowed them to slide even closer to their archrivals.
Detroit Red Wings
Detroit still has a mathematical chance of making the playoffs, but they need a pack of defensemen to stop scoring, and the Red and White need to finish the regular season without a mistake. The probability of that happening, of course, is almost zero. But the Wings have begun to produce some excellent results. In their last two games, they beat Pittsburgh and Carolina 7:4 and 3:2, respectively, but before that, they had five losses in six games. These losses leave Detroit in 13th place in the Eastern Conference standings.
Expert Betting Tips
Winnipeg continues to be in terrible shape, but now the Jets are in a bad situation. Now any mistake could be fatal for them. Fortunately, they will face Detroit, who are no longer in contention for a playoff spot, and the home team has been stronger in three of their last four head-to-head meetings. Now they are the favorites, so we should bet on the victory of Winnipeg.
The tournament situation for Winnipeg is getting worse with every new game day, so we can already consider the playoffs for the Jets as a starting point. That's why Rick Bowness's team is playing as if every next game is their last. In their seven previous contests, they've only scored 26 goals (3.71 average per game). We shouldn't expect goal miracles in the upcoming battle either, so the total under 5.5 seems to be the best option for the prediction, and separately we should look at the bet on Kyle Connor's goal.