Sunday, March 19, 2017
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The Minnesota Wild travel to MTS Centre to play the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday, March 19, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Wild at -175 and the Jets at +158. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Minnesota comes into this matchup having played 69 games. They have an overall record of 43-20-6 and on the road they have a record of 20-11-5. Currently they are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 226 goals and given up 170 goals for a point differential of +56. The Wild have an overall record of 4-6-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 40-26 and an over/under record of 35-26-8. Winnipeg shows up with a record of 31-33-7 including 16-18-1 at home this season. They are 5th in the Central Division. They've scored 212 goals and surrendered 226 for a goal differential of -14. The Jets have a record of 4-4-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 29-40 while their over/under record sits at 36-29-6.
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Ryan Suter has accumulated 36 total points this season for the Wild. He has 8 goals this season with 138 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 28 assists on the season and averages 27.1 minutes played per game. Eric Staal has averaged 18.7 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 23 goals on 172 shots. He has 30 assists giving him a total of 53 points on the season. Devan Dubnyk has 36 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Wild. He has had 1,608 shots against him and has given up 113 goals. He has made 1,495 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Mark Scheifele has accumulated 70 total points this season for the Jets. He has 28 goals this season with 137 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 20%. He has a total of 42 assists on the season and averages 20.3 minutes played per game. Blake Wheeler has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 21 goals on 224 shots. He has 37 assists giving him a total of 58 points on the season. Connor Hellebuyck has 23 wins and 18 losses this season in net for the Jets. He has had 1,413 shots against him and has given up 131 goals. He has made 1,282 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Wild have 92 total points this season. They have scored 226 goals while giving up 170 goals. They have had 194 power play opportunities and have scored 40 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. The Wild have allowed 184 power play opportunities and given up 30 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.65% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Jets have a total of 69 points on the season. They have 40 power play goals on 230 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 246 power play opportunities and have given up 57 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%. As a team, the Wild have a total of 212 goals scored while they've given up 226 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.00%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Minnesota has a Corsi percentage of 48.9% as they've attempted 3,826 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,994 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.2% as they have 2,885 attempts while they've given up 2,981 shots on the defensive end. The Wild start possessions in the offensive zone 50.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.7% for the season. They have 2,137 face off wins compared to 2,006 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.6%. On defense has 1,091 hits and they've blocked 1,013 shots from the opposition.
Winnipeg has attempted 3,820 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,963 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.4% as they have 2,889 shots while they've given up 2,956 attempts on defense. The Jets have an offensive zone percentage of 50.2% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.8% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.3% as they've compiled 2,030 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,176 face off losses. On defense has blocked 1,007 shot attempts and they have 1,641 hits as a unit.
Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 40-26 straight up
The Minnesota Wild are 35-26-8 against the over/under
Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends
The Winnipeg Jets are 29-40 straight up
The Winnipeg Jets are 36-29-6 against the over/under
Minnesota Wild Injuries
10/10/16 D Victor Bartley Tricep out indefinitely
03/18/17 C Martin Hanzal Illness is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. NY Rangers
03/14/17 D Gustav Olofsson Upper Body out indefinitely
03/05/17 D Christian Folin Arm out indefinitely
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
03/18/17 D Jacob Trouba Upper Body "?" Sunday vs. Minnesota
03/18/17 C Shawn Matthias Shoulder out for season
03/13/17 GO Ondrej Pavelec Knee out indefinitely
03/10/17 D Toby Enstrom Upper Body out indefinitely
02/15/17 C Andrew Copp Upper Body out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Winnipeg +158
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