Pittsburgh Penguins vs Winnipeg Jets NHL Tips 10/13/2019
Sunday, October 13, 2019
Bell MTS Place
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Josh Morrissey and the Winnipeg Jets (3-2-0, 4th in the Central Division) play the Pittsburgh Penguins (2-2-0, 5th in the Metropolitan Division) at Bell MTS Place on Sunday, October 13, 2019. The Penguins cover 50.0% of the time, having gone 2-2 SU. Winnipeg is covering 50.0% of the time as well, going 2-2 straight up.
The Pittsburgh Penguins went home feeling good about their game by earning a 2 - 1 win over the Anaheim Ducks in their last game. The Penguins left a lot to be desired in terms of their offense in this win. In this game, they scored on 2 out of the 28 shots they put on net. Moreover, they had 6 power play opportunities and were able to notch 1 goal out of those opportunities. Pittsburgh earned 21 penalty minutes for this game. The Corsi for the Penguins sat at 35 and the Corsi against was 32 which gave them a Corsi percentage of 52.2%. Their Fenwick was 27 while the Fenwick against sat at 23, which gave them a Fenwick percentage of 54.0%. They won 20 face-off wins and lost 18 tries to control the puck. Their starts in the offensive zone came in at 54.8% and they had a PDO of 101.5 in this one. With regard to the opposition's stats, the Anaheim Ducks earned a total of 32 shots. Their total at the end of the game was 17 penalty minutes and they earned a total of 3 power play attempts.
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The Penguins have 4 total points this season, which ranks them 16th in the NHL. They are 15th in the league in goals scored with 11 while they've given up 10 goals, ranking them 21st overall. They have had 17 power play opportunities and have scored 3 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. That is 22nd in the NHL. The Penguins have allowed 6 power play opportunities and have given up 1 goal on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%, putting them 12th in the league when short-handed. They average 34 shots per game and as a team shoot 8.15% for the season. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%. That puts them 8th in the league in stopping the puck.
The Winnipeg Jets went up against the Minnesota Wild in an outing where the Jets got the win by a tally of 5 - 2. For this outing, Winnipeg wound up with a 40.5% Corsi rating. That percentage was had by having a Corsi of 34 and the other team having a Corsi of 50. Their Fenwick rate was 45.2% by notching a Fenwick of 28 and the Wild having earned a 34 Fenwick at even strength. This Corsi rating tells us the kind of game Winnipeg had and they looked good in this game. Their PDO at even strength was 115.3 and their percentage of oZS was 39.4%. The Jets converted 5 goals out of the 32 shots on goal they were seeking. They had 2 power play opportunities in this one but didn't put one in the back of the net. As for their opponent, the Wild had 2 power play opportunities but didn't tally a goal. Winnipeg gave way to 40 shots on goal and the Wild had a total of 6 penalty minutes.
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The Jets are 9th in the NHL with a total of 6 points this year. They have 1 power play goal on 11 opportunities for a percentage of 9%. That ranks them 25th in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 9 power play opportunities and have given up 2 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. That is 16th in the NHL. As a team, the Jets are 5th in the league with 18 goals scored while they've given up 17 goals, which is 5th overall. They average 33 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.78%. As a team they give up 36 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%. That is 16th in the NHL.
Pittsburgh is 3rd in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 55.5%, as they've attempted 167 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 134 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 56.3% as they have 126 attempts while they have given up 98 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 3rd in the league. The Penguins start possessions in the offensive zone 48.6% of the time, which is 19th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.4% for the season. That is 13th overall in the NHL. They have 84 face-off wins compared to 76 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.5%. That ranks them 7th in the league. On defense Pittsburgh has 135 hits and they have blocked 36 shots from the opposition, putting them 18th overall.
The Jets are 11th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 52.8% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 47.2% for the season, which is 21st in the NHL. They have 103 face-off wins compared to 110 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.4%. That is 21st in the league. On defense Winnipeg has 99 hits and they have blocked 46 shots from the opposition, which is 5th in the league. Winnipeg is 18th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49.2% as they've attempted 208 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 215 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 48.2% ranks 20th as they have 157 attempts while they have given up 169 shots on the defensive end.
Who will win tonight's Penguins/Jets NHL game against the spread? Guy's Pick: Take Winnipeg
Guy's Pick: Take Winnipeg
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