Los Angeles Kings vs Winnipeg Jets Hockey Betting Tips 10/22/2019
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Bell MTS Place
Connor Hellebuyck and the Winnipeg Jets (5-5-0, 2nd in the Central Division) play the Los Angeles Kings (3-5-0, 7th in the Pacific Division) at Bell MTS Place on Tuesday, October 22, 2019. The line on this game has the Kings priced at +166 and the Jets are at -185. The total has been set at 6. The Kings are covering 37.5% of the time, having gone 3-5 SU. Winnipeg is covering 37.5% of the time, going 3-5 straight up.
The Los Angeles Kings head into this game holding a record of 3 wins and 5 defeats, putting them at 7th in the Pacific Division. So far this year, they have racked up a total of 24 goals which has them sitting at 8th in the Western Conference and 16th in the NHL. Their goal differential is -8, putting them at 26th in the NHL. The Kings have a total of 6 pts, which has them sitting at 25th in the NHL and 12th in the Western Conference. When looking at shots at the opposing goalie, they have a total of 301 which has them sitting at 4th in the West and 9th in the NHL. As a team, Los Angeles currently has a total of 133 hits which means they are averaging 16.6 per game. They have a total of 91 blocks for this season. The man in net for Los Angeles is Jonathan Quick from Milford, Connecticut. He is 34 years old and has played 237 mins in net this year. Quick is giving up 5.06 goals against average which has him sitting 23rd in the Western Conference and 50th among goaltenders in the NHL. During this season, he's allowed 20 goals. He holds a save percentage of .828 which has him sitting 24th in the Western Conference.
The Los Angeles Kings had a good night with a 4 - 1 win over the Calgary Flames in their last game. The Kings had a great offensive game plan going into this one and it showed in the victory. In this game, they finished 4 of the 36 shots they looked to score on. Moreover, they had 8 power play attempts and netted 1 goal out of those attempts. Los Angeles had 14 penalty minutes in this outing. The Corsi for the Kings was 31 and the Corsi against was 39 which gave them a Corsi percentage of 44.3%. Their Fenwick was 23 and the Fenwick against sat at 26, which means they earned a rate of 46.9%. They earned 16 face-off wins at even strength and lost 18 of the face-offs. The offensive zone starts for them came in at 46.2% and they had a PDO of 110.0 in this one. When it comes to their opponent, the Calgary Flames put up 24 shots. They finished with a total of 30 penalty mins and they had 5 power play chances.
The Jets are the team on the other side of the ice and for the current year they sit with 5 victories and 5 defeats. In the matter of goal differential, they are currently sitting 11th in the conference and 23rd in the NHL with -7. They have a total of 26 goals for the season which ranks them 5th in the conference. Winnipeg has a save % as a team of .899 which has them sitting 16th in the NHL, meaning there could be plenty of chances to score if they are aggressive. They are shooting 8.0% putting them at 11th in the conference. In net for Winnipeg is Connor Hellebuyck who is having a marginal campaign by giving up 2.28 goals against average and that ranks him 8th among Western Conference goalies and 12th among goalies in the NHL. In the 421 mins he's played, he has given up 16 goals. He has a save percentage of .929, which has him sitting 8th among Western Conference goalies and 12th among goalies in the NHL.
The Winnipeg Jets faced off against the Edmonton Oilers in a matchup where the Jets took home the win by a final score of 1 - 0. For this game, Winnipeg earned a 55.7% Corsi rating. They earned that percentage by having a Corsi of 39 while their opponent had a Corsi of 31. They had a Fenwick percentage of 58.1% by earning a Fenwick of 25 and the Oilers having a 18 Fenwick. This Corsi percentage speaks to the kind of game that Winnipeg played and you can safely assume that they'll look to improve in their next outing. Their PDO at even strength was 93.8 and they finished this one with an oZS percentage of 51.3%. The Jets scored 1 goal out of the 23 shots on goal they took. They had 4 power play opportunities in this one but were not able to net one. Concerning their opponent, the Oilers had 2 power play chances but weren't able to take advantage of it. Winnipeg gave up 28 shots on goal and the Oilers earned 8 penalty mins.
Who will win tonight's hockey game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Winnipeg (-185)
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