Colorado Avalanche at Winnipeg Jets 3/4/17 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Guy Bruhn - 3/3/2017
Saturday, March 4, 2017
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The Colorado Avalanche head to MTS Centre to take on the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday, March 4, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Avalanche at +190 and the Jets at -230. The over/under has been set at 6.
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Colorado comes into this game having played 62 games. They have an overall record of 17-41-3 and away from home they have a record of 9-22-1. The currently are 7th in the Central Division. They've scored 122 goals and surrendered 205 goals for a point differential of -83. The Avalanche have an overall record of 2-7-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 17-45 and an over/under record of 24-28-10. Winnipeg shows up with a record of 28-30-6 including 14-15-1 at home this season. They are 5th in the Central Division. They've scored 189 goals and surrendered 205 for a goal differential of -16. The Jets have a record of 3-5-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 26-36 while their over/under record sits at 33-25-6.
Nathan MacKinnon has accumulated 42 total points this season for the Avalanche. He has 12 goals this season with 199 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 30 assists on the season and averages 20.2 minutes played per game. Matt Duchene has averaged 18.6 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 16 goals on 132 shots. He has 20 assists giving him a total of 36 points on the season. Calvin Pickard has 10 wins and 19 losses this season in net for the Avalanche. He has had 986 shots against him and has given up 90 goals. He has made 896 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
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Blake Wheeler has accumulated 50 total points this season for the Jets. He has 17 goals this season with 202 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 33 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Mark Scheifele has averaged 20.4 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 21% by scoring 26 goals on 125 shots. He has 39 assists giving him a total of 65 points on the season. Connor Hellebuyck has 20 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Jets. He has had 1,217 shots against him and has given up 113 goals. He has made 1,104 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Avalanche have 37 total points this season. They have scored 121 goals while giving up 203 goals. They have had 184 power play opportunities and have scored 25 goals on those chances for a percentage of 14%. The Avalanche have allowed 217 power play opportunities and given up 48 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.01% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Jets have a total of 62 points on the season. They have 35 power play goals on 202 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 219 power play opportunities and have given up 51 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%. As a team, the Avalanche have a total of 189 goals scored while they've given up 205 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.02%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Colorado has a Corsi percentage of 47.8% as they've attempted 3,178 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,473 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 47.3% as they have 2,387 attempts while they've given up 2,655 shots on the defensive end. The Avalanche start possessions in the offensive zone 49% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51% for the season. They have 1,984 face off wins compared to 1,729 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 53.4%. On defense has 1,345 hits and they've blocked 818 shots from the opposition.
Winnipeg has attempted 3,415 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,558 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.1% as they have 2,568 shots while they've given up 2,662 attempts on defense. The Jets have an offensive zone percentage of 49.9% and their defensive zone percentage is 50.1% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48% as they've compiled 1,813 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,965 face off losses. On defense has blocked 896 shot attempts and they have 1,486 hits as a unit.
Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 17-45 straight up
The Colorado Avalanche are 24-28-10 against the over/under
Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends
The Winnipeg Jets are 26-36 straight up
The Winnipeg Jets are 33-25-6 against the over/under
Colorado Avalanche Injuries
02/20/17 D Nikita Zadorov Ankle out for season
01/26/17 GO Semyon Varlamov Hip out for season
Winnipeg Jets Injuries
12/30/16 D Marko Dano Leg expected to miss 8 weeks
11/23/16 D Tyler Myers Lower Body out indefinitely
03/03/17 D Jacob Trouba Suspension Served probable Friday vs. St. Louis
02/15/17 C Andrew Copp Upper Body out indefinitely
02/13/17 D Toby Enstrom Lower Body out indefinitely
02/09/17 GO Ondrej Pavelec Lower Body expected to miss 7-10 days
Guy's Pick: Take Colorado +190
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