Winnipeg Jets at Boston Bruins NHL Picks & Parlay 12/21/2017
Thursday, December 21, 2017
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The Winnipeg Jets head to TD Garden to take on the Boston Bruins on Thursday, December 21, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Jets at +118 and the Bruins at -130.
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Winnipeg has a record of 20-10-5 this year and away from home they have a record of 8-7-4. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They've tallied 118 goals and surrendered 98 goals for a point differential of +20. For the year they have an ATS mark of 20-15-0 and an over/under record of 19-15-0. Boston has a record of 17-10-5, including 10-5-3 on home ice this year. They are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 96 goals and have given up 87 for a goal differential of +9. Their record against the spread is 17-15-0 while their over/under mark is 15-17-0.
Valuable Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends
The Winnipeg Jets are 20-15-0 straight up this year
The Winnipeg Jets are 19-15-0 against the over/under this season
Important Boston Bruins Betting Trends
The Boston Bruins are 17-15-0 straight up this year
The Boston Bruins are 15-17-0 against the over/under this season
Key Winnipeg Jets Injuries
12/14/17 D Dustin Byfuglien Lower Body IR (12/10)
11/19/17 D Toby Enstrom Lower Body IR (11/18)
Key Boston Bruins Injuries
12/19/17 C David Krejci Upper Body is "?" Thursday vs Winnipeg
11/26/17 C Peter Cehlarik Lower Body IR (11/25)
10/20/17 D Adam McQuaid Fibula IR (10/19)
Connor Hellebuyck has 18 wins and 4 losses this season in goal for the Jets. He has 817 shots against him and he's surrendered 67 goals. He's made 750 stops for a save percentage of 92%. Nikolaj Ehlers has scored 27 total points this year for the Jets. He has 17 goals this season with 98 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 10 assists on the year and averages 15.7 minutes played per contest. Mark Scheifele averages 21.2 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 19% by tallying 15 goals on 79 attempts. He has 22 assists, giving him a total of 37 points on the year.
David Pastrnak has 31 total points this season for the Bruins. He has 15 goals this year with 89 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 16 assists on the year and averages 18.7 minutes played per contest. Tuukka Rask has 9 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Bruins. He has 556 shots against him and he's given up 49 goals. He's made 507 saves for a save percentage of 91%. Brad Marchand averages 20.7 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 23% by scoring 14 goals on 61 attempts. He has 15 assists, giving him a total of 29 points on the year.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jets have given up 127 power play opportunities and surrendered 26 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80% this season. That is 20th in the league. They average 31 shots per contest and as a team shoot 10.90% for the year. They allow 32 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 91%, ranking them 10th in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Jets are 7th overall with 45 total points this year. They are 3rd in the league with 118 goals and 21st in goals allowed with 98. They've had 127 power play chances and scored 32 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 25%. That is 3rd in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Bruins are 21st with a total of 96 goals scored while they are 27th with 87 goals surrendered this season. They average 32 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.37%. As a unit they give up 29 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 16th in the league. The Bruins have a total of 39 points this season, which is 12th in the NHL. They have had 22 power play goals on 107 chances for a percentage of 21%. That is 10th overall. They've given up 101 power play opportunities and surrendered 17 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%, ranking 8th when short-handed.
Winnipeg is 21st in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 48.7%, as they've attempted 1,953 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,060 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 49.2% as they have 1,487 attempts while they have given up 1,533 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 22nd in the league. The Jets start possessions in the offensive zone 49.2% of the time, which is 24th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.8% for the season. That is 10th overall in the NHL. They have 1,143 face-off wins compared to 1,021 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.8%. That ranks them 5th in the league. On defense Winnipeg has 768 hits and they have blocked 527 shots from the opposition, putting them 5th overall.
The Bruins start possessions in the offensive zone 54.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 45.1% for the year. That ranks them 4th and 28th respectively in the NHL. They have 1,034 face-off wins as opposed to 998 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.9%. That is 9th in the league. On defense Boston has 764 hits and they've blocked 445 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 28th in blocked shots. Boston is ranked 6th in Corsi percentage with 51.9% as they've tried 1,906 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 1,766 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 7th in the NHL at 52.3%, as they have 1,451 shots while they've given up 1,321 attempts on defense.
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