Colorado Avalanche at Winnipeg Jets NHL Picks & Predictions 2/3/2018
Saturday, February 3, 2018
Bell MTS Place
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The Colorado Avalanche travel to Bell MTS Place to play the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday, February 3, 2018. The opening line for this game has the Avalanche at +171 and the Jets at -190.
Colorado has a record of 28-18-4 this season and on the road they have a record of 10-11-3-1. They are 5th in the Central Division. They've scored 164 goals and given up 146 goals for a point differential of +18. For the season they have an ATS record of 28-22-0 and an over/under record of 28-20-0. Winnipeg has a record of 30-13-9 including 18-3-2-0 at home this season. They are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 169 goals and surrendered 140 for a goal differential of +29. Their record against the spread is 30-22-0 while their over/under record is 25-25-0.
Valuable Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 28-22-0 straight up this year
The Colorado Avalanche are 28-20-0 against the over/under this season
Important Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends
The Winnipeg Jets are 30-22-0 straight up this year
The Winnipeg Jets are 25-25-0 against the over/under this season
Key Colorado Avalanche Injuries
12/18/17 D Sergei Boikov Shoulder is out indefinitely
11/19/17 C Vladislav Kamenev Arm IR (11/16)
02/01/18 GO Semyon Varlamov Groin is probable Saturday vs Winnipeg
01/31/18 C Nathan MacKinnon Upper Body is out indefinitely
01/30/18 D Mark Barberio Lower Body IR (01/24)
01/16/18 RW Sven Andrighetto Leg IR (01/01)
Key Winnipeg Jets Injuries
12/28/17 C Mark Scheifele Upper Body IR (12/27)
02/01/18 C Adam Lowry Undisclosed left last game, is "?" Saturday vs Colorado
02/01/18 D Dmitry Kulikov Upper Body is upgraded to probable Saturday vs Colorado
02/01/18 D Tyler Myers Knee left last game, is "?" Saturday vs Colorado
01/29/18 D Jacob Trouba Ankle IR (01/25)
01/22/18 LW Shawn Matthias Upper Body IR (01/12)
01/19/18 GO Steve Mason Concussion IR (01/11)
Jonathan Bernier has 15 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Avalanche. He has 803 shots against him and he's given up 67 goals. He's made 736 saves for a save percentage of 92%. Nathan MacKinnon has accumulated 61 total points this season for the Avalanche. He has 24 goals this year with 164 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 37 assists on the season and averages 19.3 minutes played per game. Mikko Rantanen averages 18.5 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 17 goals on 114 shots. He has 33 assists, giving him a total of 50 points on the season.
Nikolaj Ehlers has scored 38 total points this year for the Jets. He has 19 goals this season with 146 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 19 assists on the season and averages 16.4 minutes played per game. Connor Hellebuyck has 26 wins and 6 losses this year in goal for the Jets. He has 1,272 shots against him and he's surrendered 97 goals. He's made 1,175 saves for a save percentage of 92%. Nikolaj Ehlers averages 16.4 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 19 goals on 146 shots. He has 19 assists, giving him a total of 38 points on the season.
Useful Team Statistics
The Avalanche have allowed 180 power play opportunities and have given up 29 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84% this year. That is 3rd in the NHL. They average 30 shots per game and as a team shoot 10.94% for the season. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%, which is ranked 16th in the league. The Avalanche has 60 total points this season, ranking 11th in the NHL in offense. They are 6th in the league with 164 goals while they've given up 146 goals, which is 16th overall. They have had 188 power play opportunities and scored 39 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. That is 11th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Jets are 5th with 169 goals scored while they are 24th in the NHL with 140 goals allowed this year. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.14%. They give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%, putting them in 8th place in the league. The Jets have a total of 69 points this year, which is 3rd in the NHL. They have 44 power play goals on 181 opportunities for a percentage of 24%. That ranks their power play unit 3rd. They've allowed 180 power play opportunities and have given up 32 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%, which is 11th overall.
Colorado has a Corsi percentage of 47.6% as they've tried 2,742 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 3,016 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 23rd in Corsi percentage. They are 24th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 47.7% as they have 2,032 shots while they've given up 2,228 attempts on defense. The Avalanche start possessions in the offensive zone 48.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.7% for the year. That puts them 26th and 4th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 1,333 face-off wins as opposed to 1,676 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 44.3%. That is 31st overall in the NHL. On defense Colorado has 957 hits and they've blocked 788 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 8th in the league.
The Jets are 24th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 49.2% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 50.8% for the season, which is 11th in the NHL. They have 1,697 face-off wins compared to 1,533 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.5%. That is 4th in the league. On defense Winnipeg has 1,147 hits and they have blocked 820 shots from the opposition, which is 3rd in the league. Winnipeg is 22nd in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49.3% as they've attempted 3,029 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,114 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 50% ranks 17th as they have 2,291 attempts while they have given up 2,294 shots on the defensive end.
Who will win tonight's Avalanche/Jets NHL game against the spread? Josh's Pick: Take Winnipeg -190
Josh's Pick: Take Winnipeg -190
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