Vegas Golden Knights at Winnipeg Jets NHL Picks & Predictions 5/20/2018
Sunday, May 20, 2018
Bell MTS Place
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The Winnipeg Jets host the Vegas Golden Knights at Bell MTS Place on Sunday, May 20, 2018 in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals. Vegas won 3-2 in Game 4 on Friday night to take a 3-1 series lead. The opening line for this game has the Golden Knights at +136 and the Jets at -150.
Vegas had a record of 51-24-7 this season and on the road they had a mark 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 62-34-0 and an over/under record of 47-45-0. Winnipeg had a record of 52-20-10 including 32-7-2-0 at home this season. They were 2nd in the Central Division. They scored 277 goals and surrendered 218 for a goal differential of +59. Their record against the spread is 61-37-0 while their over/under record is 47-48-0.
Valuable Vegas Golden Knights Betting Trends
The Vegas Golden Knights are 62-34-0 straight up this year
The Vegas Golden Knights are 47-45-0 against the over/under this season
Important Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends
The Winnipeg Jets are 61-37-0 straight up this year
The Winnipeg Jets are 47-48-0 against the over/under this season
Key Vegas Golden Knights Injuries
10/06/17 D Clayton Stoner Abdominal IR (10/02)
05/18/18 LW Tomas Tatar Undisclosed is "?" Sunday vs Winnipeg
05/18/18 GO Malcolm Subban Undisclosed is "?" Sunday vs Winnipeg
05/18/18 LW William Carrier Undisclosed is "?" Sunday vs Winnipeg
04/18/18 C Mikhail Grabovski Concussion is out indefinitely
Key Winnipeg Jets Injuries
03/17/18 D Dmitry Kulikov Back is out indefinitely
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%. William Karlsson has accumulated 78 total points this season for the Golden Knights. He has 43 goals this year with 184 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 23%. He has a total of 35 assists on the season and averages 18.7 minutes played per game. Jon Marchessault averages 17.5 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 27 goals on 268 shots. He has 48 assists, giving him a total of 75 points on the season.
Blake Wheeler has scored 91 total points this year for the Jets. He has 23 goals this season with 246 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 68 assists on the season and averages 20.3 minutes played per game. 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%. Patrik Laine averages 16.5 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 18% by scoring 44 goals on 241 shots. He has 26 assists, giving him a total of 70 points on the season.
Useful Team Statistics
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% this year. That is 10th in the NHL. 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%, which is ranked 12th in the league. The Golden Knights has 109 total points this season, ranking 5th in the NHL in offense. They are 5th in the league with 272 goals while they've given up 228 goals, which is 24th overall. They have had 248 power play opportunities and scored 53 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. That is 11th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Jets are 3rd with 277 goals scored while they are 27th in the NHL with 218 goals allowed this year. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.48%. They give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%, putting them in 5th place in the league. The Jets have a total of 114 points this year, which is 2nd in the NHL. They have 64 power play goals on 274 opportunities for a percentage of 23%. That ranks their power play unit 5th. They've allowed 274 power play opportunities and have given up 50 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%, which is 9th overall.
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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