Washington Capitals vs Winnipeg Jets 12/17/2021 Tips, Forecast and Analysis

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Washington Capitals vs Winnipeg Jets 12-17-2021 Tips Forecast and Analysis

Washington Capitals vs Winnipeg Jets 12/17/2021 – The Washington Capitals have pushed their way to the third spot in the Metropolitan Division and are still ahead of the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Capitals will take the road to the north of the border as they square off against the Winnipeg Jets from Canada Life Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The Jets will enter this game remaining fifth in the Central Division play. Winnipeg is riding a two-game losing streak. The NHL betting websites have predicted a winner for this exciting game based on the odds and betting lines.

Washington Capitals vs Winnipeg Jets 12/17/2021

When: Friday, December 17, 8:00 PM ET

Where: Canada Life Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba

TV: ESPN+

Stream: NHL.TV

Washington Capitals vs Winnipeg Jets 12/17/2021 Betting Odds:

Team PUCKLINE TOTAL ML
Washington Capitals -1.5 (+190) 5.5 o (-132) -120
Winnipeg Jets +1.5 (-270) 5.5 u (-102) -105
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Washington Capitals

The Washington Capitals declined against the Chicago Blackhawks last night with a final score of 5-4. Washington is now holding a 17-5-7 record on the season and is two games behind the Penguins. Out of the last five games, the Capitals managed to win three. Alexander Ovechkin is the leader for the Capitals in scoring with 46 points and 21 goals. Overall, he recorded 25 assists this season with 131 shots on goal. The Capitals have depended on Ovechkin as their main player and they look forward to rebounding.

Players to watch: A. Ovechkin LW (G 21, A 25, PTS 46), E. Kuznetsov C (G 9, A 21, PTS 30), J. Carlson D (G 6, A 19, PTS 25).

Winnipeg Jets

The Winnipeg Jets will enter this game holding a 13-10-5 record on the season. The Jets are behind the Avalanche and dropped their last game against the Sabres. Winnipeg scored only two and gave up four points to the Sabres. Kyle Connor takes the lead with 18 goals and 32 points. The talented player recorded 121 shots on goal. When it comes to assists, Connor has contributed 14. The assists leader with 15 is Blake Wheeler. The Jets need to make up for their loss as they try to get past opponents with a winning record.  

Players to watch: K. Connor LW (G 18, A 14, PTS 32), P. Dubois C (G 14, A 11, PTS 25), A. Copp C (G 7, A 13, PTS 20).

Washington Capitals vs Winnipeg Jets Betting Predictions

Trends

Capitals

The total has gone OVER in 9 of Washington’s last 11 games.
Washington are 12-6 SU in their last 18 games.
Washington are 13-5 SU in their last 18 games against Winnipeg.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington’s last 5 games on the road.
Washington are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Winnipeg.

Jets

The total has gone OVER in 5 of Winnipeg’s last 6 games.
Winnipeg are 4-9 SU in their last 13 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Winnipeg’s last 5 games against Washington.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Winnipeg’s last 5 games at home.
Winnipeg are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Washington.

Capitals vs Jets Betting Picks

Washington has a better shot with their strong offense and they will get past the Jets with the online NHL betting Moneyline on their side. Back the Capitals to win this game and cover the spread.

Score Prediction: Capitals 3, Jets 2.