Winnipeg Jets at Colorado Avalanche NHL Picks & Predictions 1/2/2018
Tuesday, January 2, 2018
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The Winnipeg Jets head to Pepsi Center to take on the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday, January 2, 2018.
Winnipeg has a record of 22-11-6 this year and away from home they have a record of 8-8-5-1. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They have tallied 129 goals and surrendered 110 goals for a point differential of +19. For the year they have an ATS mark of 22-17-0 and an over/under record of 21-16-0. Colorado has a record of 18-16-3 including 11-7-1-0 on home ice this year. They are 7th in the Central Division. They've scored 117 goals and have given up 119 for a goal differential of -2. Their record against the spread is 18-19-0 while their over/under mark is 22-14-0.
Valuable Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends
The Winnipeg Jets are 22-17-0 straight up this year
The Winnipeg Jets are 21-16-0 against the over/under this season
Important Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 18-19-0 straight up this year
The Colorado Avalanche are 22-14-0 against the over/under this season
Key Winnipeg Jets Injuries
12/31/17 LW Brandon Tanev Lower Body IR (12/30)
12/28/17 C Mark Scheifele Upper Body IR (12/28)
12/14/17 D Dustin Byfuglien Lower Body IR (12/10)
11/19/17 D Toby Enstrom Lower Body IR (11/18)
Key Colorado Avalanche Injuries
12/27/17 D Tyson Barrie Hand is out indefinitely
12/18/17 D Sergei Boikov Shoulder is out indefinitely
11/19/17 C Vladislav Kamenev Arm IR (11/16)
Nikolaj Ehlers has scored 30 total points this year for the Jets. He has 17 goals this season with 111 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 13 assists on the year and averages 15.9 minutes played per contest. Nikolaj Ehlers averages 15.9 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by tallying 17 goals on 111 attempts. He has 13 assists, giving him a total of 30 points on the year. Connor Hellebuyck has 20 wins and 4 losses this season in goal for the Jets. He has 919 shots against him and he's surrendered 73 goals. He's made 846 stops for a save percentage of 92%.
Mikko Rantanen has 33 total points this season for the Avalanche. He has 12 goals this year with 84 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 21 assists on the year and averages 18.8 minutes played per contest. Nathan MacKinnon averages 19.6 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 16 goals on 118 attempts. He has 27 assists, giving him a total of 43 points on the year. Semyon Varlamov has 13 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Avalanche. He has 793 shots against him and he's given up 72 goals. He's made 721 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jets have 50 total points this year, which is 8th in the NHL. They've scored 129 goals while giving up 110 scores, which has them ranked 4th and 20th respectively. They have had 142 power play chances and scored 33 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 23%. That is 4th in the league. The Jets have given up 138 power play opportunities and surrendered 27 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%, ranking them 20th when short-handed. They average 32 shots per contest and as a team shoot 10.43% for the year. They allow 32 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 91%, which is 14th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Avalanche are 23rd in the league with a total of 39 points this season. They have 29 power play goals on 152 chances for a percentage of 19%. That is 17th in the NHL. They've given up 135 power play opportunities and surrendered 22 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%, ranking 6th overall. As a team, the Avalanche are 11th with a total of 117 goals scored while they've given up 119 goals this season, ranking 10th in goals against. They average 30 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 10.67%. As a unit they give up 32 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 90%, putting them 24th overall in the NHL.
Winnipeg has a Corsi percentage of 49.2% as they've tried 2,232 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 2,301 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 23rd in Corsi percentage. They are 17th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 49.8% as they have 1,697 shots while they've given up 1,713 attempts on defense. The Jets start possessions in the offensive zone 49.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.1% for the year. That puts them 22nd and 14th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 1,275 face-off wins as opposed to 1,141 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.8%. That is 2nd overall in the NHL. On defense Winnipeg has 857 hits and they've blocked 588 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 8th in the league.
The Avalanche are 19th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 49.6% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 50.4% for the season, which is 10th in the NHL. They have 1,010 face-off wins compared to 1,238 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 44.9%. That is 31st in the league. On defense Colorado has 643 hits and they have blocked 564 shots from the opposition, which is 17th in the league. Colorado is 25th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 47.9% as they've attempted 2,027 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,201 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 47.8% ranks 24th as they have 1,501 attempts while they have given up 1,637 shots on the defensive end.
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