St. Louis Blues at Winnipeg Jets 1-21-2017 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Tony Sink - 1/20/2017
Saturday, January 21, 2017
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The St. Louis Blues travel to MTS Centre to play the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday, January 21, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Blues at -115 and the Jets at +104. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
St. Louis comes into this matchup having played 46 games. They have an overall record of 23-18-5 and on the road they have a record of 7-11-1. Currently they are 3rd in the Central Division. They've scored 131 goals and given up 142 goals for a point differential of -11. The Blues have an overall record of 4-6-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 22-23 and an over/under record of 21-18-7. Winnipeg shows up with a record of 21-23-4 including 12-9-1 at home this season. They are 6th in the Central Division. They've scored 135 goals and surrendered 148 for a goal differential of -13. The Jets have a record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 19-27 while their over/under record sits at 21-21-6.
Vladimir Tarasenko has accumulated 45 total points this season for the Blues. He has 20 goals this season with 151 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 25 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Kevin Shattenkirk has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 9 goals on 90 shots. He has 21 assists giving him a total of 30 points on the season. Jake Allen has 17 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Blues. He has had 851 shots against him and has given up 88 goals. He has made 763 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Mark Scheifele has accumulated 43 total points this season for the Jets. He has 20 goals this season with 96 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 21%. He has a total of 23 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Blake Wheeler has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 14 goals on 146 shots. He has 23 assists giving him a total of 37 points on the season. Connor Hellebuyck has 16 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Jets. He has had 916 shots against him and has given up 85 goals. He has made 831 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Blues have 51 total points this season. They have scored 131 goals while giving up 142 goals. They have had 145 power play opportunities and have scored 32 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Blues have allowed 160 power play opportunities and given up 25 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.35% for the season to this point. They allow 27 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 89%.
The Jets have a total of 46 points on the season. They have 26 power play goals on 152 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 173 power play opportunities and have given up 39 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%. As a team, the Blues have a total of 135 goals scored while they've given up 148 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.66%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
St. Louis has a Corsi percentage of 50.7% as they've attempted 2,410 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,345 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.8% as they have 1,797 attempts while they've given up 1,741 shots on the defensive end. The Blues start possessions in the offensive zone 50.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.5% for the season. They have 1,404 face off wins compared to 1,334 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.3%. On defense St. Louis has 930 hits and they've blocked 604 shots from the opposition.
Winnipeg has attempted 2,531 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,644 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49% as they have 1,903 shots while they've given up 1,982 attempts on defense. The Jets have an offensive zone percentage of 49.7% and their defensive zone percentage is 50.3% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.8% as they've compiled 1,349 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,476 face off losses. On defense Winnipeg has blocked 662 shot attempts and they have 1,104 hits as a unit.
St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 22-23 straight up
The St. Louis Blues are 21-18-7 against the over/under
Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends
The Winnipeg Jets are 19-27 straight up
The Winnipeg Jets are 21-21-6 against the over/under
St. Louis Blues Injuries
No key injuries to report
Winnipeg Jets Injuries
12/30/16 D Marko Dano Lower Body expected to miss 8 weeks
11/23/16 D Tyler Myers Lower Body out indefinitely
01/13/17 D Ben Chiarot Lower Body out indefinitely
01/07/17 RW Patrik Laine Concussion out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Winnipeg +104
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