Winnipeg Jets at Philadelphia Flyers Expert NHL Picks 1/28/2019
Monday, January 28, 2019
Wells Fargo Center
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The Winnipeg Jets head to Wells Fargo Center to take on the Philadelphia Flyers on Monday, January 28, 2019. The opening line for this contest has the Jets at -139 and the Flyers at +115.
Winnipeg has a record of 31-15-2 this year. They are 1st in the Central Division. They've tallied 167 goals and surrendered 134 goals for a point differential of +33. For the year they have an ATS mark of 31-17-0 and an over/under record of 21-20-0. Philadelphia has a record of 19-23-6 this season. They are 7th in the Metropolitan Division. They have scored 139 goals and given up 169 for a goal differential of -30. Their record against the spread is 19-29-0 while their over/under mark is 26-22-0.
Valuable Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends
The Winnipeg Jets are 31-17-0 straight up this year
The Winnipeg Jets are 21-20-0 against the over/under this season
Important Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 19-29-0 straight up this year
The Philadelphia Flyers are 26-22-0 against the over/under this season
Key Winnipeg Jets Injuries
12/31/18 D Dustin Byfuglien Undisclosed is out indefinitely
01/24/19 D Ben Chiarot Lower Body is questionable Monday vs Philadelphia
01/06/19 LW Nikolaj Ehlers Upper Body is out indefinitely
Key Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
11/16/18 GO Brian Elliott Lower Body is out indefinitely
10/30/18 C Corban Knight Upper Body IR (10/28)
10/03/18 D Samuel Morin Knee IR (10/03)
01/12/19 GO Michal Neuvirth Undisclosed IR (01/12)
Blake Wheeler has scored 61 total points this year for the Jets. He has 9 goals this season with 137 shots on net. He has a total of 52 assists on the year. Mark Scheifele has tallied 25 goals on 119 attempts. He has 34 assists, giving him a total of 59 points on the year. Connor Hellebuyck has 21 wins and 14 losses this season in goal for the Jets. He has 1,145 shots against him and he's surrendered 103 goals. He's made 1,042 stops for a save percentage of 91%.
Claude Giroux has 52 total points this season for the Flyers. He has 14 goals this year with 142 shots on goal. He has a total of 38 assists on the year. Jakub Voracek has scored 11 goals on 118 attempts. He has 28 assists, giving him a total of 39 points on the year. Carter Hart has 6 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has 366 shots against him and he's given up 30 goals. He's made 336 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jets have 64 total points this year, which is 5th in the NHL. They've scored 167 goals while giving up 134 scores, which has them ranked 8th and 28th respectively. They have had 150 power play chances and scored 39 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 26%. That is 4th in the league. The Jets have given up 149 power play opportunities and surrendered 28 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%, ranking them 11th when short-handed. They average 32 shots per contest and as a team shoot 10.88% for the year. They allow 33 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 92%, which is 2nd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Flyers are 28th in the league with a total of 44 points this season. They have 19 power play goals on 143 chances for a percentage of 13%. That is 29th in the NHL. They've given up 152 power play opportunities and surrendered 36 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 76%, ranking 28th overall. As a team, the Flyers are 25th with a total of 139 goals scored while they've given up 169 goals this season, ranking 5th in goals against. They average 31 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.30%. As a unit they give up 31 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 89%, putting them 31st overall in the NHL.
Winnipeg is 17th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49.6%, as they've attempted 2,786 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,828 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 49.5% as they have 2,100 attempts while they have given up 2,143 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 20th in the league. The Jets start possessions in the offensive zone 55.8% of the time, which is 2nd in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 44.2% for the season. That is 30th overall in the NHL. They have 1,473 face-off wins compared to 1,433 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.7%. That ranks them 11th in the league. On defense Winnipeg has 1,003 hits and they have blocked 685 shots from the opposition, putting them 21st overall.
The Flyers are 22nd in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 48.6% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 51.4% for the season, which is 10th in the NHL. They have 1,574 face-off wins compared to 1,224 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 56.3%. That is 1st in the league. On defense Philadelphia has 1,049 hits and they have blocked 716 shots from the opposition, which is 14th in the league. Philadelphia is 10th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 51.1% as they've attempted 2,809 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,693 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 51.5% ranks 11th as they have 2,096 attempts while they have given up 1,977 shots on the defensive end.
Who will win tonight's Jets/Flyers NHL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Winnipeg -139
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