Winnipeg Jets vs Dallas Stars NHL Game Picks 11/21/2019
Game: Winnipeg Jets vs Dallas Stars
Date: Thursday, November 21, 2019
Location: American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Jets (+130) Stars (-154)
Ben Bishop and the Dallas Stars (12-8-2, 4th in the Central Division) host the Winnipeg Jets (13-8-1, 3rd in the Central Division) at American Airlines Center on Thursday, November 21, 2019. The Jets open this contest at +130 while the Stars are priced at -154. The O/U opens at 6.5. The Jets cover 55.0% of the time, having gone 11-9 SU. Dallas is covering 54.6% of the time, going 12-10 straight up.
The Winnipeg Jets step onto the ice holding a record of 13 victories and 8 losses, which is good for 3rd in the Central Division. Thus far in the season, they have racked up a total of 59 goals which is 12th in the West and 25th in the NHL. Their goal differential is -5, which is good for 21st in the NHL. The Jets currently have a total of 27 points, which is 10th in the NHL and 5th in the Western Conference. Regarding shots on goal, they currently have a total of 715 which is 5th in the conference and 9th in the NHL. As a unit, Winnipeg has obtained a total of 380 hits which has them averaging 17.3 per contest. They currently have a total of 189 blocks for the season. The man protecting the goal for Winnipeg is Connor Hellebuyck from Commerce, Michigan. He is 26 years old and has played a total of 996 mins protecting the net this year. Hellebuyck is giving up an average of 2.35 goals per game which has him sitting 5th among West goalies and 7th in the NHL among goaltenders. So far this year, he's given up 39 goals. His save % is .930 which has him sitting 3rd among West goalies.
The Winnipeg Jets had a good night with a 2 - 1 victory against the Nashville Predators in their last game. The Jets had an offensive game that was below their expectations in this win. For this game, they scored on 2 of the 25 shots they attempted. Additionally, they had 2 power play opportunities but weren't able to score. Winnipeg had 8 penalty minutes in this outing. The Corsi for the Jets sat at 33 and the Corsi against was 63 which means they earned a Corsi percentage of 34.4%. Their Fenwick sat at 21 and the Fenwick against was 51, meaning they had a Fenwick percentage of 29.2%. They won 21 face-off wins at even strength and lost 17 attempts to control the puck. Their offensive zone starts were rated at 34.9% and they had a PDO of 102.9 for this game. In terms of their opponent's stats, the Nashville Predators put up 39 shots. They finished with a total of 8 penalty mins and they tallied 2 power play opportunities.
The Stars will be the team across the ice and for the campaign they sit with 12 wins and 8 losses. In terms of goal differential, they rank 4th in the Western Conference and 9th in the NHL with +9. They currently have a total of 61 goals for the year which puts them at 9th in the Western Conference. Dallas has a save % as a team of .922 which is good for 4th in the NHL, meaning scoring chances may be limited. They have a shooting percentage of 9.2% which puts them at 9th in the Western Conference. In net for Dallas is Ben Bishop who is having an ok season by giving up 2.20 goals per contest and that has him ranked 2nd among Western Conference goaltenders and 4th among goalies in the NHL. In the 820 mins he's been on the ice, he has surrendered 30 goals. He's earned a save % of .928, which puts him at 4th among Western Conference goaltenders and 6th among goalies in the NHL.
The Dallas Stars opposed the Vancouver Canucks in an outing where the Stars got the victory by a tally of 6 - 1. In this outing, Dallas had a 51.4% Corsi rating. They ended up with that by earning a Corsi of 37 while the opposition earned a Corsi of 35. Their Fenwick percentage was 53.7% with a Fenwick of 29 and the Canucks having a 25 Fenwick. This Corsi rating is telling of the kind of game that Dallas played and they looked good in this game. They had a PDO at even strength of 115.0 and their oZS percentage was 39.4%. The Stars converted 6 goals out of the 31 shots on goal they were seeking. They had 3 power play opportunities in this one and converted 1 out of those opportunities. Concerning their opponent, the Canucks had 5 power play chances but were not able to take advantage. Dallas conceded 33 shots on goal and the Canucks had 6 minutes in the box.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Josh's Pick: Take Dallas (-154)
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