Winnipeg Jets vs San Jose Sharks NHL Point Spread Picks 11/27/2019
Game: Winnipeg Jets vs San Jose Sharks
Date: Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Location: SAP Center in San Jose, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Jets (+137) Sharks (-151)
SAP Center is the venue where Martin Jones and the San Jose Sharks (13-11-1, 4th in the Pacific Division) will play the Winnipeg Jets (14-9-1, 3rd in the Central Division) on Wednesday. The Sharks open this contest at -151 while the Jets are priced at +137. The over/under has been set at 6.5. The Jets cover 54.6% of the time, having gone 12-10 SU. San Jose is covering 47.8% of the time, going 11-12 straight up.
The Winnipeg Jets step onto the ice with a record of 14 wins and 9 losses, ranking them 3rd in the Central Division. During the year thus far, they have racked up a total of 66 goals which has them ranked at 11th in the Western Conference and 23rd in the league. Their goal differential is -6, ranking them 23rd in the league. The Jets currently have a total of 29 pts, which has them ranked at 12th in the league and 5th in the West. Regarding shots at the opposition, they currently have a total of 772 which has them ranked at 6th in the conference and 13th in the league. As a unit, Winnipeg has earned a total of 403 hits which means they are averaging 16.8 per contest. They currently have a total of 207 blocks for the season. Looking after the net for Winnipeg is Connor Hellebuyck from Commerce, Michigan. He is 26 years old and has racked up 1,066 mins in goal for the year. Hellebuyck is allowing an average of 2.42 goals against average which has him ranking 6th among Western Conference goalies and 8th among goaltenders in the NHL. Over the course of this year, he has allowed 43 goals. He has a save % of .928 which has him ranking 4th among Western Conference goalies.
The Winnipeg Jets were on the winning side of the scoreboard with a 4 - 3 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets in their previous contest. The Jets had a solid offensive performance and it showed in this victory. In this game, they finished 4 of the 31 shots they looked to score on. Furthermore, they had 3 power play opportunities but weren't able to score. Winnipeg had a total of 10 penalty mins in this outing. The Corsi for the Jets was 32 and the Corsi against was 40 meaning they had a Corsi percentage of 44.4%. Their Fenwick sat at 28 and the Fenwick against sat at 31, which means they earned a Fenwick percentage of 47.5%. They took 21 face-off wins and were beaten on 16 attempts to control the puck. The offensive zone starts for them came in at 36.0% and they had a PDO of 119.0 for this matchup. Regarding their opponent, the Columbus Blue Jackets tallied a total of 35 shots. They had a total of 6 penalty mins and they had 5 power play attempts.
The Sharks are the team on the other side of the ice and for the current year they have 13 wins and 11 defeats. In the matter of goal differential, they currently sit 12th in the conference and 25th in the league with -12. They currently have a total of 71 goals for the season which ranks them 8th in the conference. San Jose has a save % as a team of .890 which has them sitting 26th in the league, meaning scoring chances could be plentiful if they attack the goal. They have a shooting percentage of 9.8% putting them at 5th in the Western Conference. In goal for San Jose is Martin Jones who is having a bad campaign by allowing 3.18 goals per game and that ranks him 21st among Western Conference goaltenders and 39th among goalies in the NHL. In the 1,150 minutes he's played, he's allowed 61 goals. He's earned a save percentage of .891, which ranks him 21st among Western Conference goaltenders and 42nd among goalies in the NHL.
The San Jose Sharks played the Los Angeles Kings in a game where the Sharks ended up with the win by a score of 4 - 3. In this game, San Jose went home with a 39.7% Corsi rating. They got to that percentage by earning a Corsi of 31 while their opponent had a Corsi of 47. Their Fenwick percentage came in at 44.1% by way of having a Fenwick of 26 and the Kings having earned a 33 Fenwick. This Corsi percentage speaks to the kind of game that San Jose had and we'd say they played well overall. They had a PDO at even strength of 103.3 and they finished this one with an oZS percentage of 45.0%. The Sharks notched 4 goals of the 25 shots on goal they were seeking. They had 2 power play chances in this outing but didn't score a goal. On the other side of the ice, the Kings had 5 power play opportunities but were not able to notch a goal. San Jose gave way to 36 shots on goal and the Kings racked up 4 minutes in the box.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Winnipeg (+137)
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