Winnipeg Jets at Nashville Predators NHL Picks & Predictions 11/20/2017
Monday, November 20, 2017
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The Winnipeg Jets travel to Bridgestone Arena to play the Nashville Predators on Monday, November 20, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Jets at +127 and the Predators at -140.
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Winnipeg has a record of 12-4-3 this season and on the road they have a record of 5-2-2. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 64 goals and given up 51 goals for a point differential of +13. For the season they have an ATS record of 12-7-0 and an over/under record of 11-8-0. Nashville is 11-6-2 including 6-1-1 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They've scored 60 goals and surrendered 57 for a goal differential of +3. Their record against the spread is 11-8-0 while their over/under record is 10-9-0.
Valuable Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends
The Winnipeg Jets are 12-7-0 straight up this year
The Winnipeg Jets are 11-8-0 against the over/under this season
Important Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 11-8-0 straight up this year
The Nashville Predators are 10-9-0 against the over/under this season
Key Winnipeg Jets Injuries
10/16/17 C Mathieu Perreault Lower Body IR (10/14)
Key Nashville Predators Injuries
11/14/17 LW Scott Hartnell Lower Body IR (11/14)
11/14/17 D Yannick Weber Lower Body IR (11/14)
10/02/17 D Ryan Ellis Knee IR (10/03)
Mark Scheifele has accumulated 24 total points this season for the Jets. He has 11 goals this year with 37 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 30%. He has a total of 13 assists on the season and averages 21.4 minutes played per game. Nikolaj Ehlers averages 16.6 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 8 goals on 51 shots. He has 5 assists, giving him a total of 13 points on the season. Connor Hellebuyck has 11 wins and 1 loss this season in net for the Jets. He has 466 shots against him and he's given up 32 goals. He's made 434 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Filip Forsberg has scored 20 total points this year for the Predators. He has 9 goals this season with 51 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 18%. He has a total of 11 assists on the season and averages 18.3 minutes played per game. Viktor Arvidsson averages 18.4 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 8 goals on 63 shots. He has 5 assists, giving him a total of 13 points on the season. Pekka Rinne has 10 wins and 3 losses this year in goal for the Predators. He has 474 shots against him and he's surrendered 37 goals. He's made 437 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jets have 27 total points this season, which ranks them 4th in the NHL. They are 5th in the league in goals scored with 64 while they've given up 51 goals, ranking them 29th overall. They have had 64 power play opportunities and have scored 14 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. That is 8th in the NHL. The Jets have allowed 71 power play opportunities and have given up 14 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%, putting them 17th in the league when short-handed. They average 28 shots per game and as a team shoot 12.03% for the season. They allow 34 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%. That puts them 3rd in the league in stopping the puck.
Useful Team Statistics
The Predators are 9th in the NHL with a total of 24 points this year. They have 18 power play goals on 81 opportunities for a percentage of 22%. That ranks them 6th in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 92 power play opportunities and have given up 15 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. That is 10th in the NHL. As a team, the Predators are 15th in the league with 60 goals scored while they've given up 57 goals, which is 17th overall. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.89%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%. That is 16th in the NHL.
Winnipeg is 31st in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 44.6%, as they've attempted 950 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,180 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 44.8% as they have 713 attempts while they have given up 879 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 31st in the league. The Jets start possessions in the offensive zone 45.4% of the time, which is 30th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 54.6% for the season. That is 4th overall in the NHL. They have 602 face-off wins compared to 564 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.6%. That ranks them 10th in the league. On defense Winnipeg has 377 hits and they have blocked 301 shots from the opposition, putting them 7th overall.
The Predators start possessions in the offensive zone 44.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 55.2% for the year. That ranks them 28th and 2nd respectively in the NHL. They have 637 face-off wins as opposed to 578 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.4%. That is 7th in the league. On defense Nashville has 401 hits and they've blocked 278 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 20th in blocked shots. Nashville is ranked 21st in Corsi percentage with 49% as they've tried 1,044 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 1,085 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 21st in the NHL at 49.2%, as they have 782 shots while they've given up 807 attempts on defense.
Who will win tonight's Jets/Predators NHL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Nashville -140
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