Florida Panthers at Winnipeg Jets NHL Picks & Predictions 2/18/2018
Sunday, February 18, 2018
Bell MTS Place
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The Florida Panthers travel to Bell MTS Place to play the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday, February 18, 2018. The opening line for this game has the Panthers at +153 and the Jets at -170.
Florida has a record of 25-23-6 this season and on the road they have a record of 12-14-3-1. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 158 goals and given up 175 goals for a point differential of -17. For the season they have an ATS record of 25-29-0 and an over/under record of 29-25-0. Winnipeg has a record of 34-15-9 including 22-5-2-0 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 189 goals and surrendered 155 for a goal differential of +34. Their record against the spread is 34-24-0 while their over/under record is 29-27-0.
Valuable Florida Panthers Betting Trends
The Florida Panthers are 25-29-0 straight up this year
The Florida Panthers are 29-25-0 against the over/under this season
Important Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends
The Winnipeg Jets are 34-24-0 straight up this year
The Winnipeg Jets are 29-27-0 against the over/under this season
Key Florida Panthers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Winnipeg Jets Injuries
02/09/18 GO Michael Hutchinson Concussion IR (02/09)
02/09/18 LW Brandon Tanev Upper Body IR (02/03)
02/05/18 C Adam Lowry Upper Body IR (02/01)
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)
Roberto Luongo has 6 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Panthers. He has 512 shots against him and he's given up 37 goals. He's made 475 saves for a save percentage of 93%. Vincent Trocheck has accumulated 51 total points this season for the Panthers. He has 21 goals this year with 201 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 30 assists on the season and averages 21.6 minutes played per game. Jonathan Huberdeau averages 19.8 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 18 goals on 135 shots. He has 35 assists, giving him a total of 53 points on the season.
Nikolaj Ehlers has scored 40 total points this year for the Jets. He has 21 goals this season with 162 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 29 wins and 8 losses this year in goal for the Jets. He has 1,401 shots against him and he's surrendered 109 goals. He's made 1,292 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 21 goals on 162 shots. He has 19 assists, giving him a total of 40 points on the season.
Useful Team Statistics
The Panthers have allowed 164 power play opportunities and have given up 33 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80% this year. That is 20th in the NHL. They average 35 shots per game and as a team shoot 8.42% for the season. They allow 35 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%, which is ranked 19th in the league. The Panthers has 56 total points this season, ranking 24th in the NHL in offense. They are 24th in the league with 158 goals while they've given up 175 goals, which is 10th overall. They have had 168 power play opportunities and scored 31 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. That is 22nd in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Jets are 7th with 183 goals scored while they are 26th in the NHL with 154 goals allowed this year. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.03%. They give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%, putting them in 8th place in the league. The Jets have a total of 75 points this year, which is 6th in the NHL. They have 46 power play goals on 198 opportunities for a percentage of 23%. That ranks their power play unit 3rd. They've allowed 193 power play opportunities and have given up 33 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%, which is 6th overall.
Florida has a Corsi percentage of 50.1% as they've tried 3,271 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 3,256 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 14th in Corsi percentage. They are 16th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 50.4% as they have 2,549 shots while they've given up 2,506 attempts on defense. The Panthers start possessions in the offensive zone 48.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.9% for the year. That puts them 26th and 6th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 1,769 face-off wins as opposed to 1,676 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.3%. That is 11th overall in the NHL. On defense Florida has 1,082 hits and they've blocked 750 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 29th in the league.
The Jets are 20th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 49.8% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 50.2% for the season, which is 17th in the NHL. They have 1,839 face-off wins compared to 1,669 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.4%. That is 7th in the league. On defense Winnipeg has 1,244 hits and they have blocked 878 shots from the opposition, which is 11th in the league. Winnipeg is 18th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49.8% as they've attempted 3,329 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,360 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 50.3% ranks 18th as they have 2,514 attempts while they have given up 2,482 shots on the defensive end.
Who will win tonight's Panthers/Jets NHL game against the spread? Tony's Pick: Take Winnipeg -170
Tony's Pick: Take Winnipeg -170
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