Winnipeg Jets at New Jersey Devils NHL Picks & Predictions 3/8/2018
Thursday, March 8, 2018
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The Winnipeg Jets travel to Prudential Center to play the New Jersey Devils on Thursday, March 8, 2018. The opening line for this game has the Jets at -110 and the Devils at +100.
Winnipeg has a record of 40-17-9 this season and on the road they have a record of 16-10-7-2. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 223 goals and given up 175 goals for a point differential of +48. For the season they have an ATS record of 40-26-0 and an over/under record of 34-30-0. New Jersey has a record of 34-25-8 including 18-13-3-1 at home this season. They are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 199 goals and surrendered 203 for a goal differential of -4. Their record against the spread is 34-33-0 while their over/under record is 33-32-0.
Valuable Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends
The Winnipeg Jets are 40-26-0 straight up this year
The Winnipeg Jets are 34-30-0 against the over/under this season
Important New Jersey Devils Betting Trends
The New Jersey Devils are 34-33-0 straight up this year
The New Jersey Devils are 33-32-0 against the over/under this season
Key Winnipeg Jets Injuries
03/07/18 C Mark Scheifele Upper Body is "?" Thursday vs New Jersey
03/06/18 LW Brandon Tanev Upper Body is "?" Thursday vs New Jersey
03/06/18 D Toby Enstrom Lower Body is "?" Thursday vs New Jersey
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 New Jersey Devils Injuries
01/25/18 LW Marcus Johansson Concussion IR (01/23)
01/22/18 C Brian Gibbons Thumb IR (01/20)
Connor Hellebuyck has 34 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Jets. He has 1,625 shots against him and he's given up 127 goals. He's made 1,498 saves for a save percentage of 92%. Nikolaj Ehlers has accumulated 50 total points this season for the Jets. He has 25 goals this year with 194 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 25 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 194 shots. He has 25 assists, giving him a total of 50 points on the season.
Taylor Hall has scored 74 total points this year for the Devils. He has 30 goals this season with 226 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 44 assists on the season and averages 19.1 minutes played per game. Cory Schneider has 17 wins and 13 losses this year in goal for the Devils. He has 1,164 shots against him and he's surrendered 102 goals. He's made 1,062 saves for a save percentage of 91%. Nico Hischier averages 16.3 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 13 goals on 144 shots. He has 28 assists, giving him a total of 41 points on the season.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jets have allowed 222 power play opportunities and have given up 39 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82% this year. That is 9th in the NHL. 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%, which is ranked 5th in the league. The Jets has 89 total points this season, ranking 4th in the NHL in offense. They are 4th in the league with 223 goals while they've given up 175 goals, which is 28th overall. They have had 224 power play opportunities and scored 55 goals on those chances for a percentage of 25%. That is 2nd in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Devils are 12th with 199 goals scored while they are 11th in the NHL with 203 goals allowed this year. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.43%. They give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them in 20th place in the league. The Devils have a total of 76 points this year, which is 16th in the NHL. They have 44 power play goals on 207 opportunities for a percentage of 21%. That ranks their power play unit 9th. They've allowed 218 power play opportunities and have given up 38 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%, which is 8th overall.
Winnipeg is 19th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49.6%, as they've attempted 3,848 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,914 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 50.2% as they have 2,914 attempts while they have given up 2,894 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 18th in the league. The Jets start possessions in the offensive zone 49.6% of the time, which is 21st in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.4% for the season. That is 17th overall in the NHL. They have 2,144 face-off wins compared to 1,925 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.7%. That ranks them 5th in the league. On defense Winnipeg has 1,425 hits and they have blocked 1,020 shots from the opposition, putting them 12th overall.
The Devils start possessions in the offensive zone 49.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.7% for the year. That ranks them 26th and 9th respectively in the NHL. They have 1,924 face-off wins as opposed to 2,161 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 47.1%. That is 30th in the league. On defense New Jersey has 1,487 hits and they've blocked 955 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 20th in blocked shots. New Jersey is ranked 22nd in Corsi percentage with 48.8% as they've tried 3,718 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 3,903 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 17th in the NHL at 49.5%, as they have 2,892 shots while they've given up 2,948 attempts on defense.
Who will win tonight's Jets/Devils NHL game against the spread? Josh's Pick: Take New Jersey +100
Josh's Pick: Take New Jersey +100
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