Winnipeg Jets at New York Rangers NHL Picks & Predictions 12/2/2018
Sunday, December 2, 2018
Madison Square Garden
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The Winnipeg Jets travel to Madison Square Garden to play the New York Rangers on Sunday, December 2, 2018. The opening line for this game has the Jets at -159 and the Rangers at +123.
Winnipeg has a record of 14-8-2 this season. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They have scored 83 goals and given up 71 goals for a point differential of +12. For the season they have an ATS record of 14-10-0 and an over/under record of 10-10-0. New York has a record of 13-11-2 this year. They are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 75 goals and surrendered 79 for a goal differential of -4. Their record against the spread is 13-13-0 while their over/under record is 10-16-0.
Valuable Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends
The Winnipeg Jets are 14-10-0 straight up this year
The Winnipeg Jets are 10-10-0 against the over/under this season
Important New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 13-13-0 straight up this year
The New York Rangers are 10-16-0 against the over/under this season
Key Winnipeg Jets Injuries
11/30/18 D Dustin Byfuglien Concussion is out indefinitely
11/30/18 D Joe Morrow Lower Body is questionable Saturday vs New Jersey
11/28/18 C Andrew Copp Head IR (11/28)
11/11/18 D Dmitry Kulikov Upper Body is out indefinitely
Key New York Rangers Injuries
11/30/18 RW Mats Zuccarello Groin is questionable Saturday vs Montreal
11/30/18 C Vladislav Namestnikov Concussion is questionable Saturday vs Montreal
11/23/18 LW Cody McLeod Hand is out indefinitely
11/12/18 RW Pavel Buchnevich Thumb is out 4-6 weeks
11/04/18 D Adam McQuaid Lower Body is out indefinitely
10/23/18 D Fredrik Claesson Lower Body IR (10/23)
Connor Hellebuyck has 10 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Jets. He has 581 shots against him and he's given up 56 goals. He's made 525 saves for a save percentage of 90%. Mark Scheifele has accumulated 29 total points this season for the Jets. He has 13 goals this year with 67 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 19%. He has a total of 16 assists on the season and averages 22.5 minutes played per game. Blake Wheeler averages 21.4 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 6% by scoring 4 goals on 65 shots. He has 28 assists, giving him a total of 32 points on the season.
Mika Zibanejad has scored 21 total points this year for the Rangers. He has 8 goals this season with 87 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 13 assists on the season and averages 19.7 minutes played per game. Henrik Lundqvist has 9 wins and 8 losses this year in goal for the Rangers. He has 653 shots against him and he's surrendered 52 goals. He's made 601 saves for a save percentage of 92%. Chris Kreider averages 17.2 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 18% by scoring 13 goals on 74 shots. He has 8 assists, giving him a total of 21 points on the season.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jets have allowed 79 power play opportunities and have given up 14 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82% this year. That is 7th in the NHL. They average 32 shots per game and as a team shoot 10.72% for the season. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%, which is ranked 11th in the league. The Jets have 30 total points this season, ranking 11th in the NHL in offense. They are 10th in the league with 83 goals while they've given up 71 goals, which is 23rd overall. They have had 74 power play opportunities and scored 22 goals on those chances for a percentage of 30%. That is 3rd in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Rangers are 18th with 75 goals scored while they are 13th in the NHL with 79 goals allowed this year. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.77%. They give up 33 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them in 12th place in the league. The Rangers have a total of 28 points this year, which is 17th in the NHL. They have 15 power play goals on 81 opportunities for a percentage of 19%. That ranks their power play unit 20th. They've allowed 80 power play opportunities and have given up 17 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%, which is 17th overall.
Winnipeg is 15th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 50.1%, as they've attempted 1,416 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,408 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 50.3% as they have 1,076 attempts while they have given up 1,063 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 15th in the league. The Jets start possessions in the offensive zone 54% of the time, which is 6th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 46% for the season. That is 26th overall in the NHL. They have 774 face-off wins compared to 720 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.8%. That ranks them 10th in the league. On defense Winnipeg has 462 hits and they have blocked 345 shots from the opposition, putting them 22nd overall.
The Rangers are 20th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 48.8% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 51.2% for the season, which is 11th in the NHL. They have 711 face-off wins compared to 765 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.2%. That is 23rd in the league. On defense New York has 652 hits and they have blocked 416 shots from the opposition, which is 3rd in the league. New York is 28th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 46.2% as they've attempted 1,390 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,616 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 46.2% ranks 27th as they have 1,032 attempts while they have given up 1,200 shots on the defensive end.
Who will win tonight's Jets/Rangers NHL game against the spread? Guy's Pick: Take New York +123
Guy's Pick: Take New York +123
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