Saturday, October 15, 2016
Xcel Energy Center
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The Winnipeg Jets travel to Xcel Energy Center to play the Minnesota Wild on Saturday, October 15, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Jets at +131 and the Wild at -145. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Winnipeg comes into this matchup after having a regular season record of 35-39-8 last season and on the road they had a record of 17-20-4. They finished 7th in the Central Division. They scored 215 goals and gave up 239 goals for a point differential of -24. The Jets had 8 overtime losses including 3 of them in a shootout. In their last 10 games they had an overall record of 6-2-2. For the season they had an ATS record of 32-47 and an over/under record of 35-38-9. Minnesota had a regular season record of 38-33-11 including 21-16-4 at home last season. They were 5th in the Central Division. They scored 216 goals and surrendered 206 for a goal differential of +10. The Wild had 11 losses in OT and 2 of them occurred in a shootout. They had a record of 5-5-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread was 35-43 while their over/under record sat at 29-35-18.
Dustin Byfuglien accumulated 53 total points last season for the Jets. He had 19 goals last year with 247 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He had a total of 34 assists on the season and averaged 25 minutes played per game. Blake Wheeler averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game last year. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 26 goals on 256 shots. He had 52 assists giving him a total of 78 points on the season. Michael Hutchinson had 9 wins and 15 losses last season in net for the Jets. He had 805 shots against him and gave up 75 goals. He made 730 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Mikko Koivu accumulated 56 total points last season for the Wild. He had 17 goals last year with 141 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He had a total of 39 assists on the season and averaged 20 minutes played per game. Ryan Suter averaged 29 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 4% by scoring 8 goals on 188 shots. He had 43 assists giving him a total of 51 points on the season. Devan Dubnyk had 32 wins and 26 losses this season in net for the Wild. He had 1,829 shots against him and gave up 150 goals. He made 1,679 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Jets had 78 total points last season. They scored 215 goals while giving up 239 goals. They had 257 power play opportunities and scored 38 goals on those chances for a percentage of 15%. The Jets allowed 282 power play opportunities and gave up 61 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. They averaged 30 shots per game and as a team they shot 8.86% for the season. They allowed 29 shots to their opposition per contest and had a team save percentage of 91%.
The Wild had a total of 87 points on the season. They had 48 power play goals on 259 opportunities for a percentage of 19%. They allowed 204 power play opportunities and gave up 45 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. As a team, the Jets had a total of 216 goals scored while they gave up 206 goals during the campaign. They averaged 29 shots per contest and had a team shooting percentage of 9.10%. As a team they gave up 28 shots per game and had a save percentage of 92%.
Winnipeg had a Corsi percentage of 50.4% as they attempted 4,539 shots on net at full strength while they gave up 4,463 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage was at 50.2% as they had 3,363 attempts while they gave up 3,330 shots on the defensive end. The Jets started possessions in the offensive zone 51.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage was at 48.6% for the season. They had 2,257 face off wins compared to 2,572 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage was 46.7%. On defense Winnipeg had 2,100 hits and they blocked 1,133 shots from the opposition.
Minnesota attempted 4,356 shots at full strength and they gave up 4,554 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage was at 48.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they were at 49.5% as they had 3,275 shots while they gave up 3,347 attempts on defense. The Wild had an offensive zone percentage of 52.3% and their defensive zone percentage was 47.7% this season. They had a faceoff win percentage of 52.5% as they compiled 2,592 face off wins this season and they suffered 2,341 face off losses. On defense Minnesota blocked 1,207 shot attempts and they had 1,405 hits as a unit.
Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends
The Winnipeg Jets were 32-47 straight up last season
The Winnipeg Jets were 35-38-9 against the over/under
Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild were 35-43 straight up last season
The Minnesota Wild were 29-35-18 against the over/under
Winnipeg Jets Injuries
10/14/16 C Bryan Little Lower Body out indefinitely
10/13/16 RW Drew Stafford Upper Body "?" Saturday vs. Minnesota
10/13/16 C Shawn Matthias Upper Body "?" Saturday vs. Minnesota
Minnesota Wild Injuries
10/10/16 D Victor Bartley Tricep out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Winnipeg
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