Winnipeg Jets vs. Boston Bruins Prediction, NHL Odds

Liam Gilks | Updated Jan 22, 2022

It is a matinee matchup this afternoon in Boston as the Bruins host the Winnipeg Jets for the first of two meetings this season.

Winnipeg
39-32-7-4
AT
January 22, 2022, 3:00 PM ET
TD Garden
Boston
51-26-3-2
Puckline +1.5 -158
Moneyline +160
Over / Under o +6

30%

Betting Action

70%

Puckline -1.5 +132
Moneyline -192
Over / Under u +6

30%

Betting Action

70%

Winnipeg is looking to bounce back after suffering back-to-back losses in Nashville and Washington.

Defenceman Charlie McAvoy potted the game-winner for Boston with 45 seconds to go in Thursday night’s 4-3 win over the Washington Capitals. The Bruins are -172 favourites to win on the NHL odds with a total of 6.0.

Jets vs. Bruins NHL Betting Odds

The Jets and Bruins meet for the first time since January of 2020, when the Bruins won a close 2-1 game on goals from Jake Debrusk and Patrice Bergeron. The past six contests have all been decided by a single goal, with both teams taking three games. They also split the Over/Under in those six games.

The Over is 3-1 in Winnipeg’s last four games giving them a 17-15 record on the Over/Under. They have covered the spread in five of their past seven matchups, putting them at 19 covers through 36 games.

The Bruins have not covered the spread in four games, thanks to three one-goal wins and a blowout loss, making them 15-22 ATS this season. They have been in some high-scoring contests lately, playing the Over in five of their past seven.

Winnipeg Jets

The Jets lost their second game in a row Thursday night in Nashville, 5-2. Pierre-Luc Dubois (17) and Mark Scheifele (4) were the Jets goal scorers, while Connor Hellebuyck stopped 18 of 22 shots in net.

Winnipeg may get some help up front today with captain Blake Wheeler possibly healthy enough to suit up against his former team.

The Jets are 3-2-1 on their current eight-game road trip. After today they wrap up the trip with another matinee tomorrow in Pittsburgh.

Boston Bruins

McAvoy was the hero against Washington Thursday night, scoring the game-winner with only 45 seconds to go in the third. Debrusk also scored once, while David Patrnak had two goals and Linus Ullmark stopped 14 of 17 shots on the way to a 4-3 win.

The Bruins rebounded after giving up seven goals against the Hurricanes Tuesday night at home.

Boston will be without their leading scorer Brad Marchand (shoulder) after he took a nasty check and left Thursdays contest in the third period.

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