Winnipeg Jets vs Nashville Predators NHL Betting Tips 11/19/2019
Game: Winnipeg Jets vs Nashville Predators
Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Location: Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN
Odds/Point Spread: Jets (+144) Predators (-160)
Bridgestone Arena is the site where Pekka Rinne and the Nashville Predators (9-7-3, 6th in the Central Division) will take on the Winnipeg Jets (12-8-1, 3rd in the Central Division) on Tuesday. The moneyline on this matchup has the Jets priced at +144 and the Predators are at -160. The over/under is set at 6.5. The Jets cover 52.6% of the time, having gone 10-9 SU. Nashville is covering 47.4% of the time, going 9-10 straight up.
The Winnipeg Jets step onto the ice with a record of 12 wins and 8 losses, which is good for 3rd in the Central Division. Thus far in the season, they have scored a total of 57 goals which is 11th in the conference and 22nd in the NHL. Their goal differential is -6, which is good for 23rd in the NHL. The Jets currently have a total of 25 points, which is 11th in the NHL and 5th in the West. In discussing shots on goal, they currently have a total of 690 which is 5th in the Western Conference and 9th in the NHL. As a group, Winnipeg has obtained a total of 373 hits which means they have an average of 17.8 per game. They currently have a total of 177 blocks for this year. In goal for Winnipeg is Connor Hellebuyck from Commerce, Michigan. He is 26 years old and has played a total of 936 mins defending the net for the year. Hellebuyck is conceding an average of 2.44 goals against average which has him ranked 6th among West goaltenders and 9th among goalies in the NHL. For the season, he has given up 38 goals. He holds a save percentage of .927 which has him ranked 3rd among West goaltenders.
The Winnipeg Jets will head into their next game feeling good after earning a 4 - 3 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning their last time out. The Jets had a great offensive game plan going into this one and it showed in the win. For this game, they converted 4 out of the 27 shots they put on net. Furthermore, they had 4 power play attempts and were able to notch 1 goal out of those chances. Winnipeg had a total of 4 penalty mins in this game. The Corsi for the Jets sat at 28 and the Corsi against was 52 giving them a Corsi percentage of 35.0%. Their Fenwick was 22 while the Fenwick against sat at 38, which means they earned a rate of 36.7%. They earned 20 face-off wins and were beaten on 16 of all total face-offs. Their starts in the offensive zone came in at 32.8% and they had a PDO at even strength of 111.5 for this one. In discussing stats from the opponent, the Tampa Bay Lightning earned a total of 34 shots. They had a total of 8 penalty minutes and they notched 2 power play chances.
The Predators will be the team on the other side of the ice and for the season they sit with 9 victories and 7 losses. When discussing goal differential, they are currently ranked 5th in the conference and 11th in the NHL with +6. They currently have a total of 70 goals for the season which puts them at 2nd in the Western Conference. Nashville has a save percentage as a team of .886 which currently has them ranked 26th in the NHL, which tells us there could be plenty of chances to score if they are aggressive. They are shooting 11.2% which puts them at 2nd in the Western Conference. In net for Nashville is Pekka Rinne who is having an ok year by allowing 2.82 goals against average and that has him 13th among Western Conference goalies and 25th in the NHL. In the 724 minutes he has been on the ice this season, he's given up 34 goals. He has a save percentage of .899, which ranks him 16th among Western Conference goalies and 35th in the NHL.
The Nashville Predators opposed the Chicago Blackhawks in an outing where the Predators took the loss by a final score of 7 - 2. In their game, Nashville wound up with a 62.8% Corsi rating. That percentage was had by having a Corsi of 49 while their opponent earned a Corsi of 29. Their Fenwick rate was 61.9% by earning a Fenwick of 39 and the Blackhawks finishing with a 24 Fenwick at even strength. These Corsi statistics are telling of the type of game that Nashville played and you can safely assume that they'll look to improve in their next outing. They had a PDO of 73.3 and they'll go home having earned an oZS percentage of 53.6%. The Predators netted 2 goals of the 41 shots on goal they pursued. They had 1 power play attempt in this outing but didn't score a goal. Regarding their opponent, the Blackhawks had 1 power play chance but were not able to notch a goal. Nashville gave way to 24 shots on goal and the Blackhawks racked up 2 penalty minutes.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Josh's Pick: Take Winnipeg (+144) and over the total goals
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