Avalanche vs. Jets Prediction & Picks: Line, Spread, Over/Under – NHL Playoffs First Round Game 3

On Friday the Winnipeg Jets take the road to square off with the Colorado Avalanche for Game 3 of the NHL Playoffs First Round, beginning at 10:00 PM ET on TNT, truTV, CBC, TVAS, Max, and ALT. The series is tied up at 1-1. Oddsmakers list the Jets as the underdog in this matchup, assigning them +145 odds on the moneyline against the Avalanche (-175).

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Prepare for this NHL Playoffs First Round matchup with a glimpse at who we project to emerge with the victory.

Avalanche vs. Jets Predictions for Friday

Our computer projection model for this matchup calls for a final score of Avalanche 4, Jets 3.

  • Moneyline Pick: Avalanche (-175)
  • Total Pick: Under 6.5 (computer predicts 6.3 goals on average)
  • Spread Pick: Jets (+1.5)

Avalanche Splits and Trends

  • The Avalanche (50-25-7 overall) have an 8-7-15 record in matchups that have required overtime.
  • In the 24 games Colorado has played that were decided by one goal, it has a 12-7-5 record (good for 29 points).
  • In the seven games this season the Avalanche scored just one goal, they went 1-4-2 (four points).
  • Colorado has taken five points from the 11 games this season when it scored two goals (2-8-1 record).
  • The Avalanche have scored more than two goals in 61 games (48-9-4, 100 points).
  • In the 38 games when Colorado has scored a single power-play goal, it registered 62 points after finishing 31-7-0.
  • In the 53 games this season in which it has outshot its opponent, Colorado is 35-15-3 (73 points).
  • The Avalanche have been outshot by opponents in 26 games, going 13-10-3 to register 29 points.

Jets Splits and Trends

  • The Jets have posted a record of 6-6-12 in overtime matchups on their way to an overall mark of 52-24-6.
  • Winnipeg has earned 37 points (16-5-5) in its 26 games that finished with a one-goal margin.
  • This season the Jets recorded just one goal in 10 games and have gone 1-8-1 (three points).
  • Winnipeg has 12 points (5-7-2) when scoring two goals this season.
  • The Jets have scored three or more goals in 54 games, earning 96 points from those contests.
  • This season, Winnipeg has recorded a single power-play goal in 23 games and picked up 32 points with a record of 16-7-0.
  • When outshooting its opponent this season, Winnipeg is 24-12-5 (53 points).
  • The Jets’ opponents have had more shots in 40 games. The Jets finished 27-12-1 in those contests (55 points).

Team Stats Comparison

Avalanche Rank Avalanche AVG Jets AVG Jets Rank
1st 3.68 Goals Scored 3.16 15th
16th 3.07 Goals Allowed 2.41 1st
4th 33 Shots 30.3 17th
16th 29.8 Shots Allowed 29.6 11th
5th 24.46% Power Play % 18.75% 22nd
12th 79.92% Penalty Kill % 77.13% 21st

Avalanche vs. Jets Game Time and TV Channel

  • When: Friday, April 26, 2024 at 10:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: TNT, truTV, CBC, TVAS, Max, and ALT
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Max
  • Where: Ball Arena in Denver, Colorado

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