Winnipeg Jets at Colorado Avalanche NHL Picks & Predictions 11/29/2017
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
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The Winnipeg Jets head to Pepsi Center to take on the Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday, November 29, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Jets at -125 and the Avalanche at +113.
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Winnipeg has a record of 15-6-3 this year and away from home they have a record of 7-4-2. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They have tallied 80 goals and surrendered 64 goals for a point differential of +16. For the year they have an ATS mark of 15-9-0 and an over/under record of 13-11-0. Colorado has a record of 11-9-2 including 7-2-1 on home ice this year. They are 7th in the Central Division. They've scored 73 goals and have given up 71 for a goal differential of +2. Their record against the spread is 11-11-0 while their over/under mark is 14-8-0.
Valuable Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends
The Winnipeg Jets are 15-9-0 straight up this year
The Winnipeg Jets are 13-11-0 against the over/under this season
Important Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 11-11-0 straight up this year
The Colorado Avalanche are 14-8-0 against the over/under this season
Key Winnipeg Jets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Colorado Avalanche Injuries
11/27/17 LW Gabriel Landeskog Suspension 4-game suspension (eligible to return 12/07 vs Tampa Bay)
11/27/17 GO Semyon Varlamov Illness is upgraded to available Wednesday vs Winnipeg
11/19/17 C Vladislav Kamenev Arm IR (11/16)
11/10/17 D Patrik Nemeth Lower Body IR (11/08)
11/05/17 D Anton Lindholm Jaw IR (11/04)
Nikolaj Ehlers has scored 18 total points this year for the Jets. He has 10 goals this season with 64 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 8 assists on the year and averages 16.3 minutes played per contest. Mark Scheifele averages 21.3 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 25% by tallying 12 goals on 48 attempts. He has 16 assists, giving him a total of 28 points on the year. Connor Hellebuyck has 13 wins and 2 losses this season in goal for the Jets. He has 565 shots against him and he's surrendered 41 goals. He's made 524 stops for a save percentage of 93%.
Mikko Rantanen has 20 total points this season for the Avalanche. He has 7 goals this year with 48 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 13 assists on the year and averages 18.6 minutes played per contest. Nathan MacKinnon averages 19.5 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 7 goals on 61 attempts. He has 19 assists, giving him a total of 26 points on the year. Semyon Varlamov has 7 wins and 4 losses this season in net for the Avalanche. He has 401 shots against him and he's given up 39 goals. He's made 362 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jets have 33 total points this year, which is 3rd in the NHL. They've scored 80 goals while giving up 64 scores, which has them ranked 6th and 25th respectively. They have had 81 power play chances and scored 20 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 25%. That is 4th in the league. The Jets have given up 84 power play opportunities and surrendered 18 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%, ranking them 21st when short-handed. They average 29 shots per contest and as a team shoot 11.49% for the year. They allow 33 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 92%, which is 6th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Avalanche are 24th in the league with a total of 24 points this season. They have 17 power play goals on 91 chances for a percentage of 19%. That is 19th in the NHL. They've given up 84 power play opportunities and surrendered 20 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 76%, ranking 27th overall. As a team, the Avalanche are 12th with a total of 73 goals scored while they've given up 71 goals this season, ranking 17th in goals against. They average 30 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 11.16%. As a unit they give up 32 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 90%, putting them 23rd overall in the NHL.
Winnipeg has a Corsi percentage of 46.2% as they've tried 1,259 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 1,465 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 31st in Corsi percentage. They are 31st in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 46.3% as they have 945 shots while they've given up 1,094 attempts on defense. The Jets start possessions in the offensive zone 47.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 52.2% for the year. That puts them 27th and 9th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 763 face-off wins as opposed to 729 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.1%. That is 16th overall in the NHL. On defense Winnipeg has 515 hits and they've blocked 371 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 4th in the league.
The Avalanche start possessions in the offensive zone 48.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.5% for the year. That ranks them 21st and 5th respectively in the NHL. They have 593 face-off wins as opposed to 773 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 43.4%. That is 31st in the league. On defense Colorado has 395 hits and they've blocked 323 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 22nd in blocked shots. Colorado is ranked 26th in Corsi percentage with 47% as they've tried 1,177 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 1,325 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 27th in the NHL at 46.9%, as they have 886 shots while they've given up 1,002 attempts on defense.
Who will win tonight's Jets/Avalanche NHL game against the spread? Guy's Pick: Take Winnipeg -125
Guy's Pick: Take Winnipeg -125
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