New Jersey Devils at Winnipeg Jets NHL Picks & Predictions 11/18/2017
Saturday, November 18, 2017
Bell MTS Place
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The New Jersey Devils head to Bell MTS Place to take on the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday, November 18, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Devils at +140 and the Jets at -155.
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New Jersey has a record of 11-4-3 this year and away from home they have a record of 6-1-2. They are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They have tallied 61 goals and surrendered 55 goals for a point differential of +6. For the year they have an ATS mark of 11-7-0 and an over/under record of 10-8-0. Winnipeg has a record of 11-4-3 including 6-2-1 on home ice this year. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 59 goals and have given up 49 for a goal differential of +10. Their record against the spread is 11-7-0 while their over/under mark is 10-8-0.
Valuable New Jersey Devils Betting Trends
The New Jersey Devils are 11-7-0 straight up this year
The New Jersey Devils are 10-8-0 against the over/under this season
Important Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends
The Winnipeg Jets are 11-7-0 straight up this year
The Winnipeg Jets are 10-8-0 against the over/under this season
Key New Jersey Devils Injuries
11/15/17 D Mirco Mueller Collarbone IR (11/15)
11/09/17 LW Marcus Johansson Concussion IR (10/31)
Key Winnipeg Jets Injuries
10/16/17 C Mathieu Perreault Lower Body IR (10/14)
Nico Hischier has scored 14 total points this year for the Devils. He has 3 goals this season with 35 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 11 assists on the year and averages 16.2 minutes played per contest. Jesper Bratt averages 15.9 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by tallying 5 goals on 31 attempts. He has 8 assists, giving him a total of 13 points on the year. Cory Schneider has 7 wins and 3 losses this season in goal for the Devils. He has 449 shots against him and he's surrendered 34 goals. He's made 415 stops for a save percentage of 92%.
Mark Scheifele has 22 total points this season for the Jets. He has 11 goals this year with 37 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 30%. He has a total of 11 assists on the year and averages 21.6 minutes played per contest. Nikolaj Ehlers averages 16.6 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 8 goals on 48 attempts. He has 4 assists, giving him a total of 12 points on the year. Connor Hellebuyck has 10 wins and 1 loss this season in net for the Jets. He has 430 shots against him and he's given up 30 goals. He's made 400 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Devils have 25 total points this year, which is 4th in the NHL. They've scored 61 goals while giving up 55 scores, which has them ranked 7th and 18th respectively. They have had 59 power play chances and scored 14 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 24%. That is 6th in the league. The Devils have given up 73 power play opportunities and surrendered 14 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%, ranking them 16th when short-handed. They average 30 shots per contest and as a team shoot 11.13% for the year. They allow 35 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 91%, which is 11th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jets are 6th in the league with a total of 25 points this season. They have 14 power play goals on 64 chances for a percentage of 22%. That is 8th in the NHL. They've given up 69 power play opportunities and surrendered 14 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%, ranking 18th overall. As a team, the Jets are 12th with a total of 59 goals scored while they've given up 49 goals this season, ranking 27th in goals against. They average 28 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 11.85%. As a unit they give up 34 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 92%, putting them 7th overall in the NHL.
New Jersey has a Corsi percentage of 45.6% as they've tried 962 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 1,149 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 29th in Corsi percentage. They are 28th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 46.3% as they have 755 shots while they've given up 877 attempts on defense. The Devils start possessions in the offensive zone 44.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 55.5% for the year. That puts them 29th and 2nd in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 544 face-off wins as opposed to 631 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 46.3%. That is 30th overall in the NHL. On defense New Jersey has 400 hits and they've blocked 272 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 17th in the league.
The Jets are 30th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 45.2% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 54.8% for the season, which is 3rd in the NHL. They have 571 face-off wins compared to 542 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.3%. That is 16th in the league. On defense Winnipeg has 352 hits and they have blocked 286 shots from the opposition, which is 7th in the league. Winnipeg is 31st in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 44.4% as they've attempted 893 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,116 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 44.6% ranks 31st as they have 669 attempts while they have given up 830 shots on the defensive end.
Who will win tonight's Devils/Jets NHL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take New Jersey +140
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