Winnipeg Jets at Carolina Hurricanes NHL Picks & Predictions 3/4/2018
Sunday, March 4, 2018
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The Winnipeg Jets travel to PNC Arena to play the Carolina Hurricanes on Sunday, March 4, 2018. The opening line for this game has the Jets at -115 and the Hurricanes at +104.
Winnipeg has a record of 38-17-9 this season and on the road they have a record of 14-10-7-2. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 217 goals and given up 173 goals for a point differential of +44. For the season they have an ATS record of 38-26-0 and an over/under record of 34-28-0. Carolina is 29-25-11 including 16-11-6-1 at home this season. They are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 174 goals and surrendered 195 for a goal differential of -21. Their record against the spread is 29-36-0 while their over/under record is 27-36-0.
Valuable Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends
The Winnipeg Jets are 38-26-0 straight up this year
The Winnipeg Jets are 34-28-0 against the over/under this season
Important Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 29-36-0 straight up this year
The Carolina Hurricanes are 27-36-0 against the over/under this season
Key Winnipeg Jets Injuries
03/02/18 LW Brandon Tanev Upper Body is "?" Sunday vs Carolina
03/02/18 GO Steve Mason Concussion is "?" Sunday vs Carolina
03/02/18 D Toby Enstrom Undisclosed is "?" Sunday vs Carolina
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)
Key Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
03/02/18 LW Joakim Nordstrom Upper Body is "?" Sunday vs Winnipeg
Nikolaj Ehlers has accumulated 49 total points this season for the Jets. He has 25 goals this year with 188 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 24 assists on the season and averages 16.1 minutes played per game. Nikolaj Ehlers averages 16.1 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 25 goals on 188 shots. He has 24 assists, giving him a total of 49 points on the season. Connor Hellebuyck has 33 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Jets. He has 1,590 shots against him and he's given up 125 goals. He's made 1,465 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Jeff Skinner has scored 39 total points this year for the Hurricanes. He has 20 goals this season with 217 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 19 assists on the season and averages 16.8 minutes played per game. Teuvo Teravainen averages 17 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 18 goals on 147 shots. He has 33 assists, giving him a total of 51 points on the season. Cam Ward has 19 wins and 9 losses this year in goal for the Hurricanes. He has 949 shots against him and he's surrendered 85 goals. He's made 864 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jets have 85 total points this season, which ranks them 6th in the NHL. They are 4th in the league in goals scored with 217 while they've given up 173 goals, ranking them 27th overall. They have had 222 power play opportunities and have scored 54 goals on those chances for a percentage of 24%. That is 2nd in the NHL. The Jets have allowed 218 power play opportunities and have given up 39 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%, putting them 11th in the league when short-handed. They average 32 shots per game and as a team shoot 10.58% for the season. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%. That puts them 6th in the league in stopping the puck.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hurricanes are 19th in the NHL with a total of 69 points this year. They have 38 power play goals on 200 opportunities for a percentage of 19%. That ranks them 21st in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 155 power play opportunities and have given up 32 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. That is 20th in the NHL. As a team, the Hurricanes are 25th in the league with 174 goals scored while they've given up 195 goals, which is 13th overall. They average 34 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.84%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%. That is 29th in the NHL.
Winnipeg has a Corsi percentage of 49.7% as they've tried 3,739 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 3,786 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 19th in Corsi percentage. They are 18th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 50.3% as they have 2,829 shots while they've given up 2,794 attempts on defense. The Jets start possessions in the offensive zone 49.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.5% for the year. That puts them 20th and 12th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 2,088 face-off wins as opposed to 1,882 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.6%. That is 5th overall in the NHL. On defense Winnipeg has 1,374 hits and they've blocked 992 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 11th in the league.
The Hurricanes are 1st in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 57.7% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 42.3% for the season, which is 31st in the NHL. They have 2,022 face-off wins compared to 1,739 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 53.8%. That is 1st in the league. On defense Carolina has 1,295 hits and they have blocked 830 shots from the opposition, which is 30th in the league. Carolina is 1st in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 54.9% as they've attempted 4,215 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,469 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 54.2% ranks 1st as they have 3,127 attempts while they have given up 2,639 shots on the defensive end.
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