Winnipeg Jets vs Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Picks & Predictions 10/8/2019
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
PPG Paints Arena
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The Winnipeg Jets travel to PPG Paints Arena to play the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday, October 8, 2019.
Winnipeg has a record of 1-2-0 this season and on the road they have a record of 1-2-0. They are 4th in the Central Division. They've scored 9 goals and given up 14 goals for a point differential of -5. For the season they have an ATS record of 0-2 and an over/under record of 2-1-0. Pittsburgh is 1-1-0 including 1-0-0 at home this season. They are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 8 goals and surrendered 5 for a goal differential of +3. Their record against the spread is 1-1 while their over/under record is 1-1-0.
Valuable Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends
The Winnipeg Jets are 0-2 straight up this year
The Winnipeg Jets are 2-1-0 against the over/under this season
Important Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 1-1 straight up this year
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 1-1-0 against the over/under this season
Key Winnipeg Jets Injuries
10/06/19 D Josh Morrissey Upper Body is questionable Tuesday vs Pittsburgh
10/05/19 C Bryan Little Concussion is out indefinitely
10/02/19 D Nathan Beaulieu Upper Body is OUT 4 weeks
09/30/19 D Dustin Byfuglien Suspension is out indefinitely
Key Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
10/07/19 C Evgeni Malkin Lower Body injured last game, is questionable Tuesday vs Winnipeg
10/02/19 RW Bryan Rust Hand IR (10/02)
The Winnipeg Jets had a rough game after their 4 - 1 defeat to the New York Islanders their last time out. The Jets left a lot to be desired in terms of their offense in the defeat. While out there on the ice, they scored on 1 out of the 36 shots they looked to score on. In addition, they had 2 power play chances but weren't able to net one. Winnipeg racked up a total of 2 penalty minutes in this game. The Corsi for the Jets sat at 53 and the Corsi against was 42 which means they had a Corsi percentage of 55.8%. Their Fenwick was 34 and the Fenwick against at even strength sat at 35, which gave them a Fenwick percentage of 49.3%. They won 21 face-off wins and lost 25 tries to control the puck. The offensive zone starts for them were rated at 58.1% and they had a PDO at even strength of 91.8 for this game. Regarding their opponent, the New York Islanders tallied 33 shots. They had a total of 4 penalty minutes and they notched 1 power play opportunity.
The Pittsburgh Penguins squared up with the Columbus Blue Jackets in a game where the Penguins ended up with the victory by a final of 7 - 2. For this game, Pittsburgh earned a 59.8% Corsi rating. They earned that percentage by having a Corsi of 52 while their opponent earned a Corsi of 35. Their Fenwick percentage was 58.2% by earning a Fenwick of 39 and the Blue Jackets ending the game with a 28 Fenwick. These Corsi statistics are telling of the type of game that Pittsburgh played and they showed up in this game. They had a PDO of 110.0 and they earned an oZS percentage of 31.3%. The Penguins notched 7 goals of the 40 shots on goal they were seeking. They had 4 power play chances in this game and were able to net 1 out of those attempts. Regarding their opponent, the Blue Jackets had 1 power play attempt but didn't tally a goal. Pittsburgh gave up 30 shots on goal and the Blue Jackets had a total of 13 penalty mins.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jets have 2 total points this season, which ranks them 20th in the NHL. They are 7th in the league in goals scored with 9 while they've given up 14 goals, ranking them 1st overall. They have had 9 power play opportunities and have scored 1 goal on those chances for a percentage of 11%. That is 23rd in the NHL. The Jets have allowed 5 power play opportunities and have given up 2 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 60%, putting them 28th in the league when short-handed. They average 38 shots per game and as a team shoot 7.96% for the season. They allow 35 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 87%. That puts them 27th in the league in stopping the puck.
Useful Team Statistics
The Penguins are 16th in the NHL with a total of 2 points this year. They have 2 power play goals on 9 opportunities for a percentage of 22%. That ranks them 17th in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 3 power play opportunities and have given up 1 goal on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 67%. That is 23rd in the NHL. As a team, the Penguins are 12th in the league with 8 goals scored while they've given up 5 goals, which is 19th overall. They average 35 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 11.59%. As a team they give up 36 shots per game and have a save percentage of 93%. That is 8th in the NHL.
Winnipeg is 5th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 55.1%, as they've attempted 146 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 119 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 52.2% as they have 107 attempts while they have given up 98 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 11th in the league. The Jets start possessions in the offensive zone 63.4% of the time, which is 3rd in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 36.6% for the season. That is 29th overall in the NHL. They have 65 face-off wins compared to 65 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50%. That ranks them 20th in the league. On defense Winnipeg has 46 hits and they have blocked 21 shots from the opposition, putting them 20th overall.
The Penguins are 29th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 33.3% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 66.7% for the season, which is 3rd in the NHL. They have 42 face-off wins compared to 39 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.9%. That is 11th in the league. On defense Pittsburgh has 65 hits and they have blocked 21 shots from the opposition, which is 19th in the league. Pittsburgh is 7th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 53.8% as they've attempted 86 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 74 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 53.9% ranks 7th as they have 62 attempts while they have given up 53 shots on the defensive end.
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