Winnipeg Jets at Columbus Blue Jackets NHL Picks & Predictions 10/27/2017
Friday, October 27, 2017
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The Winnipeg Jets travel to Nationwide Arena to play the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday, October 27, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Jets at -128 and the Blue Jackets at +116.
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Winnipeg has a record of 4-3-0 this season and on the road they have a record of 2-1-0. They are 6th in the Central Division. They've scored 22 goals and given up 26 goals for a point differential of -4. For the season they have an ATS record of 4-3-0 and an over/under record of 6-1-0. Columbus has a record of 6-3-0 including 3-2-0 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 30 goals and surrendered 22 for a goal differential of +8. Their record against the spread is 6-3-0 while their over/under record is 5-4-0.
Valuable Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends
The Winnipeg Jets are 4-3-0 straight up this year
The Winnipeg Jets are 6-1-0 against the over/under this season
Important Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 6-3-0 straight up this year
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 5-4-0 against the over/under this season
Key Winnipeg Jets Injuries
10/17/17 C Adam Lowry Upper Body IR (10/17)
10/16/17 C Mathieu Perreault Lower Body IR (10/16)
Key Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
10/23/17 LW Lukas Sedlak Ankle IR (10/23)
10/15/17 D Gabriel Carlsson Upper Body IR (10/15)
Connor Hellebuyck has 4 wins and 0 losses this season in net for the Jets. He has 138 shots against him and he's given up 10 goals. He's made 128 saves for a save percentage of 93%. Mark Scheifele has accumulated 8 total points this season for the Jets. He has 3 goals this year with 12 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 25%. He has a total of 5 assists on the season and averages 20.6 minutes played per game. Nikolaj Ehlers averages 17.4 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 23% by scoring 6 goals on 26 shots. He has 2 assists, giving him a total of 8 points on the season.
Nick Foligno has scored 8 total points this year for the Blue Jackets. He has 3 goals this season with 17 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 18%. He has a total of 5 assists on the season and averages 18.4 minutes played per game. Sergei Bobrovsky has 5 wins and 2 losses this year in goal for the Blue Jackets. He has 213 shots against him and he's surrendered 14 goals. He's made 199 saves for a save percentage of 93%. Seth Jones averages 23.6 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 2 goals on 26 shots. He has 5 assists, giving him a total of 7 points on the season.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jets have allowed 25 power play opportunities and have given up 7 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 72% this year. That is 30th in the NHL. They average 29 shots per game and as a team shoot 10.73% for the season. They allow 35 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 89%, which is ranked 25th in the league. The Jets has 8 total points this season, ranking 23rd in the NHL in offense. They are 27th in the league with 22 goals while they've given up 26 goals, which is 16th overall. They have had 23 power play opportunities and scored 4 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. That is 16th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Blue Jackets are 9th with 30 goals scored while they are 26th in the NHL with 22 goals allowed this year. They average 37 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.06%. They give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%, putting them in 8th place in the league. The Blue Jackets have a total of 12 points this year, which is 8th in the NHL. They have 3 power play goals on 24 opportunities for a percentage of 13%. That ranks their power play unit 28th. They've allowed 19 power play opportunities and have given up 3 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%, which is 11th overall.
Winnipeg has a Corsi percentage of 46% as they've tried 360 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 422 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 31st in Corsi percentage. They are 30th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 45.7% as they have 260 shots while they've given up 309 attempts on defense. The Jets start possessions in the offensive zone 40.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 59.2% for the year. That puts them 31st and 1st in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 221 face-off wins as opposed to 215 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.7%. That is 16th overall in the NHL. On defense Winnipeg has 138 hits and they've blocked 113 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 25th in the league.
The Blue Jackets are 8th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 53.1% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 46.9% for the season, which is 24th in the NHL. They have 248 face-off wins compared to 321 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 43.6%. That is 31st in the league. On defense Columbus has 173 hits and they have blocked 124 shots from the opposition, which is 18th in the league. Columbus is 4th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 53.9% as they've attempted 560 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 478 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 54.8% ranks 2nd as they have 430 attempts while they have given up 354 shots on the defensive end.
Who will win tonight's Jets/Blue Jackets NHL game against the spread? Josh's Pick: Take Columbus +116
Josh's Pick: Take Columbus +116
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