Vegas Golden Knights at Winnipeg Jets NHL Picks & Predictions 5/12/2018
Saturday, May 12, 2018
Bell MTS Place
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The Vegas Golden Knights travel to Bell MTS Place to play the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday, May 12, 2018 in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals. The opening line for this game has the Golden Knights at +135 and the Jets at -150.
Vegas had a record of 51-24-7 this season and on the road they had a record of 22-14-5-2. They were 1st in the Pacific Division. They scored 272 goals and gave up 228 goals for a point differential of +44. For the season they have an ATS record of 59-33-0 and an over/under record of 46-43-0. Winnipeg was 52-20-10 including 32-7-2-0 at home this season. They finished 2nd in the Central Division. They scored 277 goals and surrendered 218 for a goal differential of +59. Their record against the spread is 60-34-0 while their over/under record is 46-46-0.
Valuable Vegas Golden Knights Betting Trends
The Vegas Golden Knights are 59-33-0 straight up this year
The Vegas Golden Knights are 46-43-0 against the over/under this season
Important Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends
The Winnipeg Jets are 60-34-0 straight up this year
The Winnipeg Jets are 46-46-0 against the over/under this season
Key Vegas Golden Knights Injuries
10/06/17 D Clayton Stoner Abdominal IR (10/02)
05/07/18 LW William Carrier Undisclosed is "?"
04/18/18 C Mikhail Grabovski Concussion is out indefinitely
Key Winnipeg Jets Injuries
03/17/18 D Dmitry Kulikov Back is out indefinitely
03/16/18 GO Michael Hutchinson Concussion is out indefinitely
Jon Marchessault has accumulated 75 total points this season for the Golden Knights. He has 27 goals this year with 268 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 48 assists on the season and averages 17.5 minutes played per game. William Karlsson averages 18.7 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 23% by scoring 43 goals on 184 shots. He has 35 assists, giving him a total of 78 points on the season. Marc-Andre Fleury has 29 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Golden Knights. He has 1,376 shots against him and he's given up 100 goals. He's made 1,276 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Patrik Laine has scored 70 total points this year for the Jets. He has 44 goals this season with 241 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 18%. He has a total of 26 assists on the season and averages 16.5 minutes played per game. Blake Wheeler averages 20.3 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 23 goals on 246 shots. He has 68 assists, giving him a total of 91 points on the season. Connor Hellebuyck has 44 wins and 11 losses this year in goal for the Jets. He has 2,048 shots against him and he's surrendered 156 goals. He's made 1,892 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Knights have 109 total points this season, which ranks them 5th in the NHL. They are 5th in the league in goals scored with 272 while they've given up 228 goals, ranking them 24th overall. They have had 248 power play opportunities and have scored 53 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. That is 11th in the NHL. The Golden Knights have allowed 237 power play opportunities and have given up 44 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%, putting them 10th in the league when short-handed. They average 33 shots per game and as a team shoot 10.13% for the season. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%. That puts them 12th in the league in stopping the puck.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jets are 2nd in the NHL with a total of 114 points this year. They have 64 power play goals on 274 opportunities for a percentage of 23%. That ranks them 5th in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 274 power play opportunities and have given up 50 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. That is 9th in the NHL. As a team, the Jets are 3rd in the league with 277 goals scored while they've given up 218 goals, which is 27th overall. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.48%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%. That is 5th in the NHL.
Vegas is 7th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 51.6%, as they've attempted 4,991 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,690 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 51.5% as they have 3,733 attempts while they have given up 3,511 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 8th in the league. The Golden Knights start possessions in the offensive zone 53.1% of the time, which is 10th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.9% for the season. That is 28th overall in the NHL. They have 2,439 face-off wins compared to 2,548 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.9%. That ranks them 25th in the league. On defense Vegas has 1,767 hits and they have blocked 1,179 shots from the opposition, putting them 21st overall.
The Jets start possessions in the offensive zone 50.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.5% for the year. That ranks them 16th and 16th respectively in the NHL. They have 2,649 face-off wins as opposed to 2,406 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.4%. That is 7th in the league. On defense Winnipeg has 1,831 hits and they've blocked 1,240 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 10th in blocked shots. Winnipeg is ranked 19th in Corsi percentage with 49.9% as they've tried 4,837 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 4,861 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 18th in the NHL at 50.2%, as they have 3,647 shots while they've given up 3,621 attempts on defense.
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