Chicago Blackhawks at Winnipeg Jets NHL Picks & Predictions 4/7/2018
Saturday, April 7, 2018
Bell MTS Place
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The Chicago Blackhawks head to Bell MTS Place to take on the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday, April 7, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Blackhawks at +210 and the Jets at -235.
Chicago has a record of 33-37-10 this year and away from home they have a record of 15-20-5-1. They are 7th in the Central Division. They have tallied 227 goals and surrendered 248 goals for a point differential of -21. For the year they have an ATS mark of 33-47-0 and an over/under record of 37-39-0. Winnipeg has a record of 51-20-10 including 31-7-2-0 on home ice this year. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 273 goals and have given up 217 for a goal differential of +56. Their record against the spread is 51-30-0 while their over/under mark is 41-38-0.
Valuable Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 33-47-0 straight up this year
The Chicago Blackhawks are 37-39-0 against the over/under this season
Important Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends
The Winnipeg Jets are 51-30-0 straight up this year
The Winnipeg Jets are 41-38-0 against the over/under this season
Key Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
12/27/17 GO Corey Crawford Concussion IR (12/26)
10/05/17 RW Marian Hossa Infection IR (10/03)
10/05/15 D Michal Rozsival Concussion IR (10/03)
04/04/18 LW John Hayden Upper Body is "?" Friday vs St Louis
04/04/18 C Jonathan Toews Upper Body is "?" Friday vs St Louis
03/30/18 GO Anton Forsberg Undisclosed is out for season
03/10/18 LW Anthony Duclair Knee is out indefinitely
Key Winnipeg Jets Injuries
03/25/18 D Toby Enstrom Lower Body is out indefinitely
03/17/18 D Dmitry Kulikov Back is out indefinitely
03/16/18 GO Michael Hutchinson Concussion is out indefinitely
03/16/18 LW Matt Hendricks Lower Body is out indefinitely
Patrick Kane has scored 74 total points this year for the Blackhawks. He has 27 goals this season with 279 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 47 assists on the year and averages 20.2 minutes played per contest. Jonathan Toews averages 19.7 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by tallying 20 goals on 211 attempts. He has 32 assists, giving him a total of 52 points on the year. Jean-Francois Berube has 3 wins and 5 losses this season in goal for the Blackhawks. He has 364 shots against him and he's surrendered 39 goals. He's made 325 stops for a save percentage of 89%.
Nikolaj Ehlers has 60 total points this season for the Jets. He has 29 goals this year with 229 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 31 assists on the year and averages 16.1 minutes played per contest. Nikolaj Ehlers averages 16.1 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 29 goals on 229 attempts. He has 31 assists, giving him a total of 60 points on the year. Connor Hellebuyck has 43 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Jets. He has 2,017 shots against him and he's given up 155 goals. He's made 1,862 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blackhawks have 76 total points this year, which is 24th in the NHL. They've scored 227 goals while giving up 248 scores, which has them ranked 22nd and 12th respectively. They have had 267 power play chances and scored 43 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 16%. That is 28th in the league. The Blackhawks have given up 231 power play opportunities and surrendered 48 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%, ranking them 20th when short-handed. They average 34 shots per contest and as a team shoot 8.28% for the year. They allow 33 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 91%, which is 19th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jets are 2nd in the league with a total of 112 points this season. They have 63 power play goals on 270 chances for a percentage of 23%. That is 5th in the NHL. They've given up 273 power play opportunities and surrendered 50 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%, ranking 7th overall. As a team, the Jets are 3rd with a total of 273 goals scored while they've given up 217 goals this season, ranking 26th in goals against. They average 32 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 10.48%. As a unit they give up 32 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 92%, putting them 5th overall in the NHL.
Chicago has a Corsi percentage of 52.4% as they've tried 5,178 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 4,695 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 4th in Corsi percentage. They are 9th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 50.9% as they have 3,671 shots while they've given up 3,540 attempts on defense. The Blackhawks start possessions in the offensive zone 56% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 44% for the year. That puts them 2nd and 30th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 2,420 face-off wins as opposed to 2,485 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.3%. That is 20th overall in the NHL. On defense Chicago has 1,359 hits and they've blocked 1,155 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 23rd in the league.
The Jets are 20th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 50.4% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 49.6% for the season, which is 16th in the NHL. They have 2,616 face-off wins compared to 2,385 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.3%. That is 7th in the league. On defense Winnipeg has 1,823 hits and they have blocked 1,230 shots from the opposition, which is 10th in the league. Winnipeg is 19th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49.7% as they've attempted 4,761 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,815 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 50.1% ranks 18th as they have 3,595 attempts while they have given up 3,585 shots on the defensive end.
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