Winnipeg Jets vs Ottawa Senators Predictions, NHL Parlay Picks 2/20/2020
Game: Winnipeg Jets vs Ottawa Senators
Date: Thursday, February 20, 2020
Location: Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Jets (-126) Senators (+114)
Connor Hellebuyck and the Winnipeg Jets (31-25-5, 4th in the Central Division) travel to Canadian Tire Centre on Thursday where they'll take on the Ottawa Senators (21-28-11, 7th in the Atlantic Division). The Senators open this contest at +114 while the Jets are priced at -126. The over/under has been set at 6.5. The Jets are covering 48.3% of the time, having gone 28-30 SU. The Senators are covering 35.0% of the time, going 21-39 straight up.
The Winnipeg Jets come into the game holding a record of 31 wins and 25 losses, ranking them 4th in the Central Division. So far this year, they have earned a total of 182 goals which is good for 7th in the West and 17th in the NHL. Their goal differential is -1, ranking them 20th in the NHL. The Jets have earned a total of 67 points, which is good for 19th in the NHL and 9th in the West. In discussing shots at the opposing goalie, they have earned a total of 1,909 which is good for 6th in the conference and 12th in the NHL. As a group, Winnipeg has a total of 1,300 hits which means they have an average of 21.3 per game. They have earned a total of 638 blocks for the season. In net for Winnipeg is Connor Hellebuyck from Commerce, Michigan. He is 26 years old and has totaled 2,794 minutes protecting the goal for the season. Hellebuyck is conceding 2.71 goals per contest which has him sitting 11th in the West and 24th among goalies in the NHL. For the season, he's surrendered 126 goals. He holds a save % of .919 which has him sitting 7th in the West.
The Winnipeg Jets were on the winning side of the scoreboard with a 6 - 3 win against the Los Angeles Kings their last time out. The Jets had a good offensive performance in the win. For this matchup, they converted 6 of the 35 shots they looked to score on. Furthermore, they had 2 power play opportunities but didn't get a goal. Winnipeg earned 4 penalty mins for this game. The Corsi for the Jets was 40 and the Corsi against was 52 which means they had a Corsi percentage of 43.5%. Their Fenwick was 36 while the Fenwick against was 45, which means they had a rate of 44.4%. They won 16 face-off wins at even strength and were beaten on 14 of all total face-offs. Their offensive zone starts were rated at 66.7% and they had a PDO at even strength of 112.2 for this one. When it comes to their opponent, the Los Angeles Kings tallied a total of 34 shots. They had a total of 4 penalty mins and they earned 2 power play opportunities.
The Senators will be the team across the ice and for the season they have 21 wins and 28 defeats. in respect to goal differential, they are currently ranked 14th in the Eastern Conference and 27th in the league with -36. They currently have a total of 163 goals for the year which is 13th in the conference. Ottawa has a team save % of .901 which has them sitting 19th in the league, which tells us there should be some chances to score. They have a team shooting percentage of 9.0% putting them at 12th in the conference. In goal for Ottawa is Marcus Hogberg who is having a rough year by giving up 2.96 goals per contest and that has him ranked 21st among East goaltenders and 42nd in the NHL. In the 1,035 mins he's played this year, he's allowed 51 goals. He has a save % of .911, which has him ranked 16th among East goaltenders and 31st in the NHL.
The Ottawa Senators squared up with the Buffalo Sabres in a game where the Senators ended up with the win by a mark of 7 - 4. In this game, Ottawa had a 52.3% Corsi rating. They ended up with that by earning a Corsi of 56 while the opposition earned a Corsi of 51. They had a Fenwick percentage of 51.7% by way of having a Fenwick of 45 and the Sabres earning a 42 Fenwick. This Corsi rating is telling of the kind of game that Ottawa played and they looked good in this game. They had a PDO of 96.3 and they finished this one with an oZS percentage of 56.7%. The Senators converted 7 goals out of the 40 shots on goal they attempted. They had 2 power play attempts in this outing and netted 2 out of those tries. As for their opponent, the Sabres had 4 power play attempts and used that advantage to score 1 goal. Ottawa conceded 27 shots on goal and the Sabres earned a total of 4 minutes in the box.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Ottawa (+114) and under the total goals
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