Winnipeg is 6-3-1 in its last 10 games against Calgary.
**This preview was written before Friday’s game was played**
Jets Trying To Snap Road Losing SteakThe Jets aren’t playing well at the moment and they’ve struggled on the road, losing their last four games away from home. They will try to put an end to their losing streak with a win over the Flames, which will give them their third straight win over Calgary.
Winnipeg is averaging 2.68 goals per game. They didn’t score a goal in their last game despite taking 36 shots.
Kyle Connor leads Winnipeg with 22 points from 12 goals and 10 assists. Pierre-Luc Dubois has 16 points from 10 goals and six assists, while Andrew Copp has 16 points from five goals and 11 assists.
Winnipeg has done a better job defensively, giving up 2.47 goals per game. They gave up three goals in their last game and will need to do a better job if they want to win this game.
Connor Hellebuyck took the loss for the Jets after giving up two goals on 31 shots. He is 6-4-4 in 14 games with a 2.54 GAA and a .921 save percentage.
Flames Going For Fifth Consecutive WinThe Flames played well over the past week, winning five of their last six games. They will try to keep the momentum going with a win over the Jets, which will give them their fifth win in a row and sixth win in their last seven games.
"12 out of 10. He's been awesome."— Calgary Flames (@NHLFlames) November 25, 2021
Chris Tanev on the play of Jacob Markstrom this season, as they checked in with the media ahead of Saturday's game. pic.twitter.com/jzakIqMYp4
Calgary is averaging 3.40 goals per game. They scored five goals on 39 shots in their last game.
Matthew Tkachuk, Johnny Gaudreau, and Milan Lucic scored a goal apiece for the Flames, while Rasmus Andersson and Elias Lindholm picked up two assists.
Calgary has been great defensively, giving up 1.90 goals per game. They gave up two goals in their last game and will need to play better if they want to get the win.
Jacob Markstrom got the win for the Flames after saving 19 of 21 shots. He is 8-3-4 in 15 games with a 1.73 GAA and a .940 save percentage.
Best Bets for this Game
Full-Game Side Bet
The Jets have lost four straight games and their last four games on the road. They aren’t playing well offensively, with only four goals in their last four games. They also struggle on special teams and they’re playing on consecutive nights, so expect them to struggle against the Flames, who have the best defense in the league and have done a great job killing penalties. The Flames haven’t had any trouble scoring, with 19 goals in their last four games. They are sixth in Power Play conversions and won’t have trouble scoring against the Jets, who have given up at least three goals in three straight games, so go with the Flames to win big here.
Full-Game Total Pick
The Jets are averaging 2.68 goals per game and 2.22 goals per game on the road. They averaged 3.67 goals per game in their last three games against the Flames. With Calgary giving up 1.90 goals per game, the Jets will be held under their average in this game. The Flames are averaging 3.40 goals per game and 3.28 goals per game at home. They averaged 1.67 goals per game in their last three games against the Jets. With Winnipeg giving up 2.47 goals per game, the Flames won’t score enough goals to push the score over the total. The Flames and Jets played under the total in six of their last nine meetings.