Thursday, February 18, 2016
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The Winnipeg Jets travel to Amalie Arena to play the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday, February 18, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Jets at +132 and the Lightning at -146. The over/under has been set at 5.
Winnipeg comes into this matchup having played 56 games. They have an overall record of 25-28-3 and on the road they have a record of 12-15-2. Currently they are 7th in the Central Division. They've scored 143 goals and given up 162 goals for a point differential of -19. The Jets have 3 overtime losses including 2 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 4-6-0. For the season they have an ATS record of 23-31 and an over/under record of 24-28-4. Tampa Bay shows up with a record of 30-22-4 including 18-10-2 at home this season. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 149 goals and surrendered 139 for a goal differential of +10. The Lightning have 4 losses in OT and 3 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 5-5-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 30-26 while their over/under record sits at 22-27-7.
Dustin Byfuglien has accumulated 34 total points this season for the Jets. He has 15 goals this season with 170 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 19 assists on the season and averages 24 minutes played per game. Blake Wheeler has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 16 goals on 167 shots. He has 37 assists giving him a total of 53 points on the season. Connor Hellebuyck has 13 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Jets. He has had 683 shots against him and has given up 56 goals. He has made 627 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Steven Stamkos has accumulated 42 total points this season for the Lightning. He has 22 goals this season with 161 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 20 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Nikita Kucherov has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 23 goals on 145 shots. He has 25 assists giving him a total of 48 points on the season. Ben Bishop has 22 wins and 17 losses this season in net for the Lightning. He has had 1,146 shots against him and has given up 90 goals. He has made 1,056 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Jets have 53 total points this season. They have scored 141 goals while giving up 160 goals. They have had 178 power play opportunities and have scored 28 goals on those chances for a percentage of 16%. The Jets have allowed 208 power play opportunities and given up 47 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.49% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Lightning have a total of 64 points on the season. They have 35 power play goals on 190 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 169 power play opportunities and have given up 29 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. As a team, the Jets have a total of 147 goals scored while they've given up 136 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.97%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Winnipeg has a Corsi percentage of 50.8% as they've attempted 3,131 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,037 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.4% as they have 2,309 attempts while they've given up 2,269 shots on the defensive end. The Jets start possessions in the offensive zone 52% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48% for the season. They have 1,620 face off wins compared to 1,760 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 47.9%. On defense Winnipeg has 1,433 hits and they've blocked 768 shots from the opposition.
Tampa Bay has attempted 3,114 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,913 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 51.7% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.3% as they have 2,342 shots while they've given up 2,224 attempts on defense. The Lightning have an offensive zone percentage of 53.7% and their defensive zone percentage is 46.3% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.8% as they've compiled 1,645 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,660 face off losses. On defense Tampa Bay has blocked 689 shot attempts and they have 1,125 hits as a unit.
Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends
The Winnipeg Jets are 23-31 straight up
The Winnipeg Jets are 24-28-4 against the over/under
Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 30-26 straight up
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 22-27-7 against the over/under
Winnipeg Jets Injuries
10/25/15 D Grant Clitsome Back out indefinitely
02/15/16 D Mark Stuart Hand expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Tampa Bay Lightning Injuries
12/15/15 F Joel Vermin Hand out 6-8 weeks
10/06/14 D Mattias Ohlund Knee out indefinitely
02/16/16 C Vladislav Namestnikov Undisclosed "?" Thursday vs Winnipeg
02/09/16 D Jason Garrison Lower Body expected to miss 3-5 weeks
Guy's Pick: Take Winnipeg
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