Rangers vs Jets Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 2/11/2020
Game: New York Rangers vs Winnipeg Jets
Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Location: Bell MTS Place in Winnipeg, MB
Odds/Point Spread: Rangers (+122) Jets (-135)
Connor Hellebuyck and the Winnipeg Jets (29-23-5, 4th in the Central Division) host the New York Rangers (27-23-4, 7th in the Metropolitan Division) at Bell MTS Place on Tuesday, February 11, 2020. The Rangers open this contest at +122 while the Jets are coming in at -135. The over/under is set at 6.5. The Rangers cover 50.0% of the time, having gone 27-27 SU. Winnipeg is covering 48.2% of the time, going 26-28 straight up.
The New York Rangers head into this game with a record of 27 wins and 23 defeats, which is good for 7th in the Metropolitan Division. During the season thus far, they have racked up a total of 177 goals which ranks them 7th in the Eastern Conference and 10th in the NHL. Their goal differential is +6, which is good for 15th in the NHL. The Rangers currently have a total of 58 points, which ranks them 22nd in the NHL and 12th in the Eastern Conference. Regarding shots toward the net, they currently have a total of 1,672 which ranks them 12th in the conference and 23rd in the NHL. As a team, New York currently has a total of 1,098 hits which means they have an average of 20.3 per game. They currently have a total of 669 blocks for the season. Looking after the goal for New York is Henrik Lundqvist from Fussen, West Germany. He is 37 years old and has totaled 1,516 minutes protecting the net this year. Lundqvist is conceding 3.13 GAA which ranks him 24th in the East and 53rd in the NHL among goalies. During this year, he's given up 79 goals. He has a save percentage of .907 which ranks him 21st in the East.
The New York Rangers were on the winning side of the scoreboard with a 4 - 1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings in their last contest. The Rangers had a solid offensive outing and it was apparent in this win. In this matchup, they earned a goal on 4 out of the 41 shots they looked to score on. Furthermore, they had 1 power play chance but didn't get a goal. New York ended up with a total of 4 penalty mins while out there on the ice. The Corsi for the Rangers was 58 and the Corsi against was 75 which means they earned a Corsi percentage of 43.6%. Their Fenwick sat at 48 while the Fenwick against was 56, which tells us they had a Fenwick percentage of 46.2%. They won 24 face-off wins at even strength and lost 32 of the face-offs. The offensive zone starts for them came in at 43.6% and they had a PDO of 107.7 for this one. In terms of their opponent's stats, the Los Angeles Kings put up 43 shots. They finished with 2 penalty mins and they earned a total of 2 power play chances.
The Jets will be looking to get a victory in this matchup and for the current year they have 29 wins and 23 defeats. in respect to goal differential, they are ranked 9th in the West and 21st in the NHL with -1. They have compiled a total of 170 goals for the season which puts them at 7th in the West. Winnipeg has a team save % of .909 which currently has them ranked 10th in the NHL, which means scoring chances could present themselves. They have a team shooting percentage of 9.7% putting them at 7th in the West. In net for Winnipeg is Connor Hellebuyck who is having a marginal year by surrendering 2.67 goals per game and that ranks him 8th among West goalies and 20th among goalies in the NHL. In the 2,560 minutes he's played this season, he has surrendered 114 goals. He has a save % of .920, which has him ranking 7th among West goalies and 14th among goalies in the NHL.
The Winnipeg Jets faced the Chicago Blackhawks in a game where the Jets notched a victory by a score of 5 - 2. While out there on the ice, Winnipeg had a 48.0% Corsi rating. They got to that percentage by earning a Corsi of 48 while their opponent earned a Corsi of 52. Their Fenwick percentage was 45.5% by earning a Fenwick of 35 and the Blackhawks having earned a 42 Fenwick. This Corsi rating is telling of the kind of game that Winnipeg played and they showed up in this game. Their PDO was 102.8 and they earned an oZS percentage of 60.3%. The Jets netted 5 goals of the 36 shots on goal they tried. They had 6 power play attempts in this one and netted 1 out of those chances. As for the opposition, the Blackhawks had 3 power play opportunities but weren't able to take advantage of it. Winnipeg gave up 26 shots on goal and the Blackhawks racked up 17 penalty minutes.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take New York (+122)
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