Winnipeg Jets vs Chicago Blackhawks NHL Tips 10/12/2019
Saturday, October 12, 2019
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Blake Wheeler and the Winnipeg Jets (3-2-0, 4th in the Central Division) head to United Center on Saturday where they'll take on the Chicago Blackhawks (0-2-0, 6th in the Central Division). The odds on this game have the Jets priced at +104 and the Blackhawks are at -115. The over/under is set at 6.5. The Jets cover 50.0% of the time, having gone 2-2 SU. The Blackhawks cover 0% of the time, going 0-2 straight up.
The Winnipeg Jets came out of this game feeling pretty good about themselves with a 5 - 2 win against the Minnesota Wild in their last game. The Jets had a impressive offensive output in this victory. In this game, they converted 5 out of the 32 shots they put on net. They also had 2 power play chances but didn't net one. Winnipeg ended up with 6 penalty mins for this matchup. The Corsi for the Jets sat at 34 and the Corsi against was 50 telling us they have a Corsi percentage of 40.5%. Their Fenwick was 28 and the Fenwick against sat at 34, giving them a Fenwick percentage of 45.2%. They won 19 face-off wins and lost 23 attempts to control the puck. Their offensive zone starts were rated at 39.4% and they had a PDO of 115.3 for this matchup. In terms of their opponent's stats, the Minnesota Wild tallied 40 shots. Their total at the end of the game was 6 penalty mins and they had 2 power play attempts.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jets have 6 total points this season, which ranks them 9th in the NHL. They are 5th in the league in goals scored with 18 while they've given up 17 goals, ranking them 5th overall. They have had 11 power play opportunities and have scored 1 goal on those chances for a percentage of 9%. That is 25th in the NHL. The Jets have allowed 9 power play opportunities and have given up 2 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%, putting them 16th in the league when short-handed. They average 33 shots per game and as a team shoot 10.78% for the season. They allow 36 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%. That puts them 16th in the league in stopping the puck.
The Chicago Blackhawks faced the San Jose Sharks in a game where the Blackhawks took a loss by a tally of 5 - 4. In this game, Chicago wound up with a 44.4% Corsi rating. They got to that percentage by earning a Corsi of 32 and the team opposite of them having a Corsi of 40. Their Fenwick rate was 52.7% by way of having a Fenwick of 29 and the Sharks having earned a 26 Fenwick at even strength. These Corsi stats speak to the kind of game that Chicago had and we'd say they played well overall. Their PDO was 100.0 and they had an oZS percentage of 24.1%. The Blackhawks scored 4 goals out of the 30 shots on goal they took. They had 2 power play opportunities in this outing but were not able to net one. As for their opponent, the Sharks had 3 power play attempts and ended up scoring 2 goals of those attempts. Chicago gave up 34 shots on goal and the Sharks earned 4 penalty mins.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blackhawks are 31st in the NHL with a total of 0 points this year. They have 1 power play goal on 4 opportunities for a percentage of 25%. That ranks them 13th in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 6 power play opportunities and have given up 3 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 50%. That is 30th in the NHL. As a team, the Blackhawks are 29th in the league with 7 goals scored while they've given up 9 goals, which is 23rd overall. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 11.48%. As a team they give up 36 shots per game and have a save percentage of 88%. That is 24th in the NHL.
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 is 48.2% as they have 157 attempts while they have given up 169 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 20th in the league. The Jets start possessions in the offensive zone 52.8% of the time, which is 11th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.2% for the season. That is 21st overall in the NHL. They have 103 face-off wins compared to 110 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.4%. That ranks them 21st in the league. On defense Winnipeg has 99 hits and they have blocked 46 shots from the opposition, putting them 5th overall.
The Blackhawks are 31st in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 32.9% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 67.1% for the season, which is 1st in the NHL. They have 37 face-off wins compared to 49 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 43%. That is 30th in the league. On defense Chicago has 48 hits and they have blocked 20 shots from the opposition, which is 30th in the league. Chicago is 27th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 45.8% as they've attempted 71 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 84 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 46.2% ranks 25th as they have 55 attempts while they have given up 64 shots on the defensive end.
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