Winnipeg Jets vs Tampa Bay Lightning Hockey Betting Tips 11/16/2019
Game: Winnipeg Jets vs Tampa Bay Lightning
Date: Saturday, November 16, 2019
Location: Amalie Arena in Tampa, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Jets (+188) Lightning (-210)
Connor Hellebuyck and the Winnipeg Jets (11-8-1, 3rd in the Central Division) head to Amalie Arena on Saturday where they'll meet the Tampa Bay Lightning (9-5-2, 6th in the Atlantic Division). The Lightning open this game at -210 while the Jets are coming in at +188. The over/under is set at 6.5. The Jets cover 50.0% of the time, having gone 9-9 SU. The Lightning cover 53.3% of the time, going 8-7 straight up.
The Winnipeg Jets step onto the ice holding a record of 11 victories and 8 defeats, which puts them at 3rd in the Central Division. Thus far in the season, they have scored a total of 53 goals which has them at 10th in the Western Conference and 22nd in the NHL. Their goal differential is -7, which puts them at 24th in the NHL. The Jets have compiled a total of 23 points, which has them at 12th in the NHL and 5th in the West. When discussing shots at the opposition, they have compiled a total of 663 which has them at 4th in the West and 5th in the NHL. As a unit, Winnipeg has collected a total of 362 hits which means they are averaging 18.1 per game. They have compiled a total of 163 blocks for the season. The man in net for Winnipeg is Connor Hellebuyck from Commerce, Michigan. He is 26 years old and has been on the ice a total of 876 minutes minding the goal for the season. Hellebuyck is allowing an average of 2.40 goals per game which has him placed 6th among Western Conference goalies and 9th in the NHL among goalies. During this season, he's allowed 35 goals. He holds a save percentage of .928 which has him placed 4th among Western Conference goalies.
The Winnipeg Jets will head into their next game feeling good after earning a 4 - 3 win against the Florida Panthers the last time they stepped on the ice. The Jets had a solid offensive outing and it was apparent in this victory. For this matchup, they finished 4 out of the 30 shots they attempted. Additionally, they had 0 power play opportunities but weren't able to notch a goal in these power play chances. Winnipeg ended up with 6 penalty mins for this matchup. The Corsi for the Jets sat at 40 and the Corsi against was 40 meaning they had a Corsi percentage of 50.0%. Their Fenwick was 31 and the Fenwick against sat at 27, which means they had a rate of 53.4%. They earned 17 face-off wins and were beaten on 26 of all total face-offs. The offensive zone starts for them were rated at 60.0% and they had a PDO of 114.7 in this one. With regard to the opposition's stats, the Florida Panthers earned a total of 37 shots. They ended the game with 0 penalty minutes and they tallied 3 power play attempts.
The Lightning will be the team on the other side of the ice and for the current year they have 9 wins and 5 losses. In the matter of goal differential, they are ranked 7th in the Eastern Conference and 13th in the NHL with +5. They have a total of 60 goals for the season which has them ranked at 7th in the Eastern Conference. Tampa Bay has a save % as a team of .899 which currently has them ranked 22nd in the NHL, which tells us scoring chances could be plentiful if they attack the goal. They have a shooting percentage of 11.5% putting them at 2nd in the Eastern Conference. In net for Tampa Bay is Andrei Vasilevskiy who is having a rough season by surrendering 3.01 goals against average and that places him 13th in the Eastern Conference and 28th among goaltenders in the NHL. In the 658 minutes he has been on the ice, he has allowed 33 goals. He has a save percentage of .902, which places him at 17th in the Eastern Conference and 33rd among goaltenders in the NHL.
The Tampa Bay Lightning faced off against the New York Rangers in a game where the Lightning notched a victory by a tally of 9 - 3. In this outing, Tampa Bay wound up with a 59.6% Corsi rating. They got to that percentage by earning a Corsi of 31 while their opponent earned a Corsi of 21. Their Fenwick percentage was 61.0% by earning a Fenwick of 25 and the Rangers finishing with a 16 Fenwick. These Corsi statistics are telling of the type of game that Tampa Bay played and it was a good performance overall. They had a PDO at even strength of 108.3 and they finished the game with an oZS percentage of 62.0%. The Lightning netted 9 goals out of the 45 shots on goal they tried. They had 8 power play chances in this outing and were able to notch 5 out of those chances. As for the opposition, the Rangers had 4 power play opportunities but were not able to notch a goal. Tampa Bay conceded 23 shots on goal and the Rangers ended up with 55 penalty mins.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Josh's Pick: Take Tampa Bay (-210)
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