Vancouver Canucks vs Winnipeg Jets NHL Parlay 11/8/2019
Friday, November 8, 2019
Bell MTS Place
Connor Hellebuyck and the Winnipeg Jets (8-7-1, 4th in the Central Division) play the Vancouver Canucks (9-3-3, 2nd in the Pacific Division) at Bell MTS Place on Friday, November 8, 2019. The odds on this contest have the Canucks coming in at +118 and the Jets are at -130. The total is set at 6.5. The Canucks are covering 53.9% of the time, having gone 7-6 SU. Winnipeg covers 42.9% of the time, going 6-8 straight up.
The Vancouver Canucks head into this game holding a record of 9 victories and 3 losses, which puts them at 2nd in the Pacific Division. So far this season, they have earned a total of 52 goals which is good for 3rd in the West and 7th in the league. Their goal differential is +17, which puts them at 3rd in the league. The Canucks have earned a total of 21 pts, which is good for 6th in the league and 3rd in the West. When looking at shots on goal, they have earned a total of 510 which is good for 5th in the conference and 8th in the league. As a team, Vancouver has compiled a total of 184 hits which means they have an average of 12.3 per game. They have earned a total of 165 blocks for this season. The man between the pipes for Vancouver is Jacob Markstrom from Gavle, Sweden. He is 30 years old and has racked up 612 minutes in net for the year. Markstrom is conceding 2.45 goals per game which puts him at 10th among West goaltenders and 15th among goalies in the NHL. Over the course of this year, he has surrendered 25 goals. He holds a save % of .918 which puts him at 11th among West goaltenders.
The Vancouver Canucks will look to clean up some issues after taking a 2 - 1 loss against the St. Louis Blues in their last game. The Canucks had an offensive game that was below their expectations in this loss. In their game, they converted 1 of the 34 shots they attempted. Furthermore, they had 4 power play attempts but weren't able to score. Vancouver earned 6 penalty mins for this outing. The Corsi for the Canucks sat at 39 and the Corsi against was 36 giving them a Corsi percentage of 52.0%. Their Fenwick sat at 30 while the Fenwick against sat at 26, which means they earned a Fenwick percentage of 53.6%. They took 19 face-off wins and were beaten on 14 attempts to control the puck. Their offensive zone starts were rated at 26.8% and they had a PDO at even strength of 95.7 for this one. In discussing stats from the opponent, the St. Louis Blues put up 27 shots. They had a total of 10 penalty minutes and they had 2 power play chances.
The Jets will be the team across the ice and for the campaign they sit with 8 wins and 7 losses. Regarding goal differential, they currently sit 11th in the Western Conference and 23rd in the NHL with -8. They currently have a total of 42 goals for the season which ranks them 10th in the West. Winnipeg has a team save percentage of .907 which has them 16th in the NHL, meaning there should be some chances to score. They have a team shooting percentage of 7.9% ranking them 13th in the Western Conference. In net for Winnipeg is Connor Hellebuyck who is having an average season by surrendering 2.41 goals against average and that places him 8th among Western Conference goalies and 13th in the NHL among goalies. In the 696 mins he's been on the ice this season, he has given up 28 goals. He's earned a save percentage of .930, which has him ranked 3rd among Western Conference goalies and 5th in the NHL among goalies.
The Winnipeg Jets faced the New Jersey Devils in an outing where the Jets ended up losing by a mark of 2 - 1. In this game, Winnipeg wound up with a 52.6% Corsi rating. They got there by having a Corsi of 41 and their opponent having a Corsi of 37. Their Fenwick rate was 53.7% by way of having a Fenwick of 29 and the Devils finishing with a 25 Fenwick at even strength. This Corsi percentage speaks to the kind of game that Winnipeg had and the stats tell us that they didn't play well overall. Their PDO at even strength was 99.7 and they'll go home having earned an oZS percentage of 42.2%. The Jets netted 1 goal out of the 33 shots on goal they tried. They had 1 power play attempt in this outing but weren't able to notch a goal. Concerning the opposition, the Devils had 3 power play opportunities but weren't able to take advantage of it. Winnipeg allowed 32 shots on goal and the Devils racked up a total of 2 penalty minutes.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Winnipeg (-130) and under 2.5 total goals
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