Winnipeg Jets at Vegas Golden Knights NHL Picks & Predictions 5/16/2018
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
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The Winnipeg Jets travel to T-Mobile Arena to play the Vegas Golden Knights on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals. The series is tied 1-1. The opening line for this game has the Jets at +131 and the Golden Knights at -145.
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Winnipeg had a record of 52-20-10 this season and on the road they had a mark of 20-13-8-2. They were 2nd in the Central Division. They scored 277 goals and gave up 218 goals for a point differential of +59. For the season they have an ATS record of 61-35-0 and an over/under record of 46-47-0. Vegas had a record of 51-24-7 including 29-10-2-1 at home this season. They were 1st in the Pacific Division. They scored 272 goals and surrendered 228 for a goal differential of +44. Their record against the spread is 60-34-0 while their over/under record is 46-44-0.
Valuable Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends
The Winnipeg Jets are 61-35-0 straight up this year
The Winnipeg Jets are 46-47-0 against the over/under this season
Important Vegas Golden Knights Betting Trends
The Vegas Golden Knights are 60-34-0 straight up this year
The Vegas Golden Knights are 46-44-0 against the over/under this season
Key Winnipeg Jets Injuries
03/17/18 D Dmitry Kulikov Back is out indefinitely
03/16/18 GO Michael Hutchinson Concussion is out indefinitely
Key Vegas Golden Knights Injuries
10/06/17 D Clayton Stoner Abdominal IR (10/02)
05/14/18 LW David Perron Undisclosed is "?" Wednesday vs Winnipeg
05/14/18 LW William Carrier Undisclosed is "?" Wednesday vs Winnipeg
04/18/18 C Mikhail Grabovski Concussion is out indefinitely
Connor Hellebuyck has 44 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Jets. He has 2,048 shots against him and he's given up 156 goals. He's made 1,892 saves for a save percentage of 92%. Blake Wheeler has accumulated 91 total points this season for the Jets. He has 23 goals this year 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. Patrik Laine averages 16.5 minutes of ice time per game this year. 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.
William Karlsson has scored 78 total points this year for the Golden Knights. He has 43 goals this season 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. Marc-Andre Fleury has 29 wins and 13 losses this year in goal for the Golden Knights. He has 1,376 shots against him and he's surrendered 100 goals. He's made 1,276 saves for a save percentage of 93%. Jon Marchessault averages 17.5 minutes of ice time per game. 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.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jets have allowed 274 power play opportunities and have given up 50 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 10.48% for the season. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%, which is ranked 5th in the league. The Jets has 114 total points this season, ranking 2nd in the NHL in offense. They are 3rd in the league with 277 goals while they've given up 218 goals, which is 27th overall. They have had 274 power play opportunities and scored 64 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. That is 5th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Golden Knights are 5th with 272 goals scored while they are 24th in the NHL with 228 goals allowed this year. They average 33 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.13%. They give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them in 12th place in the league. The Golden Knights have a total of 109 points this year, which is 5th in the NHL. They have 53 power play goals on 248 opportunities for a percentage of 21%. That ranks their power play unit 11th. They've allowed 237 power play opportunities and have given up 44 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%, which is 10th overall.
Winnipeg has a Corsi percentage of 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. That ranks them 19th in Corsi percentage. They are 18th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 50.2% as they have 3,647 shots while they've given up 3,621 attempts on defense. 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 puts them 16th and 16th in the league in zone percentages respectively. 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 overall in the NHL. On defense Winnipeg has 1,831 hits and they've blocked 1,240 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 10th in the league.
The Golden Knights are 10th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 53.1% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 46.9% for the season, which is 28th 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 is 25th in the league. On defense Vegas has 1,767 hits and they have blocked 1,179 shots from the opposition, which is 21st in the league. 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 of 51.5% ranks 8th as they have 3,733 attempts while they have given up 3,511 shots on the defensive end.
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