Winnipeg Jets at Calgary Flames NHL Picks & Predictions 9/30/2017
Saturday, September 30, 2017
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The Winnipeg Jets travel to Scotiabank Saddledome to play the Calgary Flames on Saturday, September 30, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Jets at +120 and the Flames at -145.
Winnipeg had a record of 40-35-7 last season and on the road they had a record of 18-17-6. They finished 5th in the Central Division. They scored 249 goals and gave up 256 goals for a point differential of -7. For the season they had an ATS record of 40-42-0 and an over/under record of 43-34-0. Calgary finished with a record of 45-33-4 including 24-17-0 at home last season. They were 4th in the Pacific Division. They scored 226 goals and surrendered 221 for a goal differential of +5. Their record against the spread was 45-41-0 while their over/under record was 35-39-0.
Valuable Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends
The Winnipeg Jets were 40-42-0 straight up last year
The Winnipeg Jets were 43-34-0 against the over/under last season
Important Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames were 45-41-0 straight up last year
The Calgary Flames were 35-39-0 against the over/under last season
Key Winnipeg Jets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Calgary Flames Injuries
9/19/2017 Daniel Pribyl C Lower Body
Player SpotlightSteve Mason had 26 wins and 21 losses last season in net for the Jets. He had 1,556 shots against him and he gave up 143 goals. He made 1,413 saves for a save percentage of 91%. Mark Scheifele accumulated 81 total points last season for the Jets. He had 32 goals last year with 156 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 21%. He had a total of 49 assists on the season and averaged 20.6 minutes played per game. Patrik Laine averaged 17.9 minutes of ice time per game last year. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 18% by scoring 36 goals on 200 shots. He had 28 assists giving him a total of 64 points on the season.
Johnny Gaudreau scored 61 total points last year for the Flames. He had 18 goals last season with 180 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He had a total of 43 assists on the season and averaged 18.5 minutes played per game. Mike Smith had 19 wins and 26 losses last year in goal for the Flames. He had 1,819 shots against him and he surrendered 156 goals. He made 1,663 saves for a save percentage of 91%. Sean Monahan averaged 17.6 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 27 goals on 195 shots. He had 31 assists giving him a total of 58 points on the season.
Useful Team StatisticsThe Jets allowed 275 power play opportunities and gave up 62 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77% last year. That was 26th in the NHL. They averaged 30 shots per game and as a team shot 10.17% for the season. They allowed 31 shots to their opposition per contest and had a team save percentage of 90%, which was ranked 28th in the league. The Jets had 87 total points last season, ranking 21st in the NHL in offense. They were 7th in the league with 249 goals while giving up 256 goals, which was 4th overall. They had 264 power play opportunities and scored 48 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. That was 18th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Flames were 15th with 226 goals scored while they were 17th in the NHL with 221 goals allowed last year. They averaged 29 shots per contest and had a team shooting percentage of 9.46%. They gave up 29 shots per game and had a save percentage of 91%, putting them in 19th place in the league. The Flames had a total of 94 points last year, which was 15th in the NHL. They had 52 power play goals on 258 opportunities for a percentage of 20%. That ranked their power play unit 11th. They allowed 277 power play opportunities and gave up 51 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%, which was 12th overall.
The Jets were 20th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 50.1% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage was at 49.9% for the season, which was 15th in the NHL. They had 2,364 face-off wins compared to 2,509 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage was 48.5%. That was 21st in the league. On defense Winnipeg had 1,906 hits and they blocked 1,177 shots from the opposition, which was 13th in the league. Winnipeg was 24th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49% as they attempted 4,431 shots on net at full strength while they gave up 4,618 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 49.4% ranked 23rd as they had 3,360 attempts while they gave up 3,441 shots on the defensive end.
Calgary had a Corsi percentage of 50.3% as they tried 4,480 shots on goal while at full strength while they surrendered 4,426 shots on net when they had a full team on the ice. That ranked them 12th in Corsi percentage. They were 15th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 49.9% as they had 3,302 shots while they gave up 3,315 attempts on defense. The Flames started possessions in the offensive zone 49.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage was at 50.9% for the year. That put them 22nd and 5th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They had 2,432 face-off wins as opposed to 2,538 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage was 48.9%. That was 18th overall in the NHL. On defense Calgary had 1,550 hits and they blocked 1,111 attempts from opposing offenses, which was 19th in the league.
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