Arizona Coyotes vs Winnipeg Jets Predictions, NHL Parlay Picks 3/9/2020
Game: Arizona Coyotes vs Winnipeg Jets
Date: Monday, March 9, 2020
Location: Bell MTS Place in Winnipeg, MB
Odds/Point Spread: Coyotes (+118) Jets (-130)
Darcy Kuemper and the Arizona Coyotes (33-28-8, 5th in the Pacific Division) go to Bell MTS Place on Monday where they'll take on the Winnipeg Jets (35-28-6, 5th in the Central Division). The moneyline on this contest has the Coyotes coming in at +118 and the Jets are at -130. The O/U opens at 5.5. The Coyotes cover 43.8% of the time, having gone 28-36 SU. The Jets cover 48.5% of the time, going 32-34 straight up.
The Arizona Coyotes step onto the ice with a record of 33 wins and 28 defeats, which puts them at 5th in the Pacific Division. During the year thus far, they have scored a total of 188 goals which has them ranked at 11th in the West and 22nd in the NHL. Their goal differential is +9, which puts them at 14th in the NHL. The Coyotes have earned a total of 74 pts, which has them ranked at 22nd in the NHL and 11th in the West. When looking at shots at the opposition, they have earned a total of 2,182 which has them ranked at 6th in the West and 12th in the NHL. As a group, Arizona has earned a total of 1,291 hits which means they have an average of 18.7 per contest. They have earned a total of 837 blocks for the season. The man protecting the goal for Arizona is Darcy Kuemper from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. He is 29 years old and has been on the ice a total of 1,695 mins defending the goal this season. Kuemper is surrendering an average of 2.19 goals per game which has him placed 1st among West goaltenders and 3rd in the NHL among goaltenders. During this season, he's surrendered 62 goals. He has a save % of .929 which has him placed 2nd among West goaltenders.
The Arizona Coyotes were on the losing side of the ice with a 3 - 2 defeat to the Calgary Flames in their last contest. The Coyotes had a below average offensive performance in this defeat. In this game, they netted 2 out of the 34 shots they attempted. Moreover, they had 3 power play chances but didn't net one. Arizona earned a total of 8 penalty mins in their game. The Corsi for the Coyotes was 54 and the Corsi against was 51 which means they earned a Corsi percentage of 51.4%. Their Fenwick was 45 and the Fenwick against was 44, which tells us they had a rate of 50.6%. They won 24 face-off wins at even strength and were beaten on 28 tries to control the puck. The offensive zone starts for them came in at 62.8% and they had a PDO of 97.8 in this one. Concerning opponent stats, the Calgary Flames tallied a total of 34 shots. They finished with a total of 6 minutes in the box and they earned a total of 4 power play attempts.
The Jets will be on the other side of the ice and for the season they sit with 35 victories and 28 defeats. In discussing goal differential, they sit 7th in the Western Conference and 15th in the NHL with +8. They have earned a total of 205 goals for the season which puts them at 8th in the Western Conference. Winnipeg has a save percentage as a team of .912 which currently has them sitting 6th in the NHL, meaning they are difficult to score against. They have a team shooting percentage of 9.5% ranking them 6th in the conference. In net for Winnipeg is Connor Hellebuyck who is having a marginal season by allowing 2.59 goals per contest and that ranks him 7th in the West and 17th in the NHL. In the 3,149 mins he's played, he has allowed 136 goals. He has a save percentage of .921, which has him ranked 6th in the West and 11th in the NHL.
The Winnipeg Jets squared up with the Vegas Golden Knights in a matchup where the Jets ended up with the victory by a score of 4 - 0. For this outing, Winnipeg had a 41.2% Corsi rating. They got to that percentage by earning a Corsi of 42 and the team opposite of them having a Corsi of 60. Their Fenwick percentage was 41.3% by way of having a Fenwick of 31 and the Golden Knights finishing with a 44 Fenwick at even strength. This Corsi percentage speaks to the kind of game that Winnipeg played and it was a good performance overall. Their PDO at even strength was 109.1 and they earned an oZS percentage of 45.7%. The Jets converted 4 goals of the 24 shots on goal they took. They had 2 power play attempts in this game and were able to notch 2 out of those attempts. As for their opponent, the Golden Knights had 1 power play opportunity but were not able to score a goal. Winnipeg gave way to 29 shots on goal and the Golden Knights ended up with 4 penalty mins.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Winnipeg (-130) and under the total goals
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