Calgary Flames vs Winnipeg Jets Prediction, 2/1/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Calgary Flames vs Winnipeg Jets
Date: Monday, February 1, 2021
Location: Bell MTS Place in Winnipeg, MB
Odds/Point Spread: Flames (-112) Jets (-114)
Bell MTS Place is the site where Connor Hellebuyck and the Winnipeg Jets (5-3-0) will take on the Calgary Flames (3-3-1) on Monday. The Flames open this contest at -112 while the Jets are coming in at -114. The over/under has been set at 6.5.
The Flames were on the winning side of the scoreboard with a 2 - 0 victory against the Canadiens in their last contest. The Flames had an offensive game that was below their expectations in this win. For the matchup, they netted 2 of the 33 shots they attempted. Furthermore, they had 6 power play opportunities and scored 1 goal out of those opportunities. Calgary earned a total of 14 penalty minutes for this game. The Corsi for the Flames was 37 and the Corsi against was 55 telling us they have a Corsi percentage of 40.2%. Their Fenwick sat at 30 while the Fenwick against sat at 42, which tells us they had a rate of 41.7%. They won 21 face-off wins at even strength and were beaten on 20 attempts to control the puck. Their offensive zone starts came in at 43.3% and they had a PDO of 103.8 for this game. Regarding their opponent, the Montreal Canadiens tallied a total of 37 shots. They finished with 16 minutes in the box and they earned 5 power play chances.
Calgary Flames opponents have tallied 26 power play tries (22nd in the NHL) and have come away with 5 goals in those attempts. The Flames have had 204 shots taken against them and have a save percentage of .917. Calgary has tried 210 shots and has a shooting percentage of 9.5%. While playing at even strength, the Flames have surrendered 10 goals while getting 10 themselves. Calgary has tallied 34 power play opportunities and they have notched 10 goals out of those attempts, garnering them a percentage of 29.41%. For the year, they have racked up 7 points and their points percentage sits at .500. Concerning their scoring, the Calgary Flames have earned 20 goals (21st in the NHL) on the campaign and have allowed 17.
The player between the pipes for this game is Jacob Markstrom. The opposition has scored 733 goals versus Markstrom in his pro hockey career and his goals against average is 2.79. Markstrom has taken the ice for 278 games throughout his NHL career. His save percentage currently is at .911 for his 15,767 mins guarding the cage. He has amassed an overall mark of 113-120-33 and he started in 262 games. In his career, Markstrom has accumulated 136 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is .519. Markstrom has seen 8,239 shots taken against him and has amassed 7,506 saves.
The Jets went up against the Canucks in a game where the Jets went home in defeat by a tally of 4 - 1. Winnipeg earned a 52.2% Corsi rating. They ended up with that by earning a Corsi of 48 and they conceded a Corsi of 44. Their Fenwick rate was 50.7% by notching a Fenwick of 36 and the Canucks ending the game with a 35 Fenwick at even strength. This Corsi percentage speaks to the kind of game that Winnipeg played and it tells us that they didn't have their best game. Their PDO was 91.8 and they finished this one with an oZS percentage of 57.9%. The Jets netted 1 goal of the 24 shots on goal they were seeking. They had 1 power play opportunity in this one but weren't able to notch a goal. In discussing the opposition, the Canucks had 3 power play attempts but didn't tally a goal. Winnipeg gave way to 39 shots on goal and the Canucks ended up with a total of 6 penalty mins.
The Jets have racked up 23 goals at even strength and 6 goals (14th in the NHL) while on the power play. Winnipeg has attempted 252 shots (14th in professional hockey) and has a shot percentage of 11.51%, while allowing the other team 258 shots. During this campaign, the Winnipeg Jets have earned 29 goals, 10 points, and a points percentage of .625. They have a total of 31 power play chances and they have earned a power play percentage of 19.35%. They have a penalty kill rate of 72.73% on the other teams 22 opportunities on the power play, and their save percentage is 11.5%. They have granted a total of 25 goals to be scored by of a combination of 19 goals at even strength and 6 goals while they had less men on the ice.
Across the ice you will find Connor Hellebuyck in net. Hellebuyck holds a lifetime record of 152-87-22 and has participated in 276 games. Hellebuyck's quality start rate is 54.3% and he has earned 145 quality starting assignments in his career. He has racked up 7,634 stops out of 8,327 shots taken, giving him a percentage of .917. The opposition is averaging 2.64 goals per contest and he has allowed 693 goals overall. He was named a starter in 267 contests and has played 15,765 minutes.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Calgary (-112)
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