Calgary Flames vs Winnipeg Jets Prediction, 2/2/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Calgary Flames vs Winnipeg Jets
Date: Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Location: Bell MTS Place in Winnipeg, MB
Odds/Point Spread: Flames (-111) Jets (-108)
Bell MTS Place is the venue where Laurent Brossoit and the Winnipeg Jets (5-3-0) will take on the Calgary Flames (3-3-1) on Tuesday. The Flames open this matchup at -111 while the Jets are coming in at -108. The total has been set at 6.5.
The Flames were on the right side of the scoreboard with a 2 - 0 win over the Canadiens in their last contest. The Flames didn't have a great showing offensively in the win. For the outing, they earned a goal on 2 out of the 33 shots they attempted. In addition, they had 6 power play opportunities and were able to score 1 goal out of those attempts. Calgary earned 14 penalty minutes while out there on the ice. 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 and the Fenwick against was 42, which means they had a Fenwick percentage of 41.7%. They earned 21 face-off wins and lost 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 racked up a total of 37 shots. They finished with 16 minutes in the box and they earned 5 power play attempts.
The Flames have had 204 shots tried against them and have a save percentage of .917. At even strength, the Flames have conceded 10 goals while notching 10 of their own. Calgary Flames opponents have 26 power play opportunities (24th in pro hockey) and have racked up 5 goals in those chances. For the season, they have recorded 7 points and their points % is .500. Calgary has taken 210 shots and is the owner of a shooting percentage of 9.5%. Regarding their scoring capabilities, the Calgary Flames have tallied 20 goals (24th in the National Hockey League) over the course of the season and have allowed 17. Calgary comes into tonight with 34 power play opportunities and they have notched 10 goals out of those tries, garnering them a rate of 29.41%.
The player between the pipes for this game is David Rittich. He has a save percentage of .810 during his 60 minutes guarding the cage. Rittich has seen 21 shots taken against him and has accrued 17 total saves. Opponents have notched 4 goals against Rittich in his pro career and his goals against average per contest is 4.00. He has a win-loss record of 0-1-0 and he has started in 1 game. Rittich has taken the ice for 1 games over the course of his professional hockey career.
The Jets opposed the Canucks in an outing where the Jets were on the wrong end of the score by a final score of 4 - 1. Winnipeg had a 52.2% Corsi rating. They earned that percentage by having a Corsi of 48 while they gave up a Corsi of 44. Their Fenwick rate came in at 50.7% by notching a Fenwick of 36 and the Canucks having a 35 Fenwick at even strength. This Corsi rating tells us the kind of game Winnipeg had and you could say that they have had better days on the ice. They had a PDO at even strength of 91.8 and they'll go home having earned an oZS percentage of 57.9%. The Jets netted 1 goal of the 24 shots on goal they took. They had 1 power play chance in this one but were not able to net one. As for their opponent, the Canucks had 3 power play opportunities but weren't able to take advantage of it. Winnipeg conceded 39 shots on goal and the Canucks ended up with 6 minutes in the box.
The Jets have racked up 23 goals at even strength and 6 goals (16th in the league) while on the power play. Winnipeg has taken 252 shots (18th in pro hockey) and has a shot percentage of 11.51%, while allowing their opponents 258 shots. This season, the Winnipeg Jets are sitting with 29 goals, 10 points, as well as a points percentage of .625. They have a total of 31 power play opportunities and they have a power play percentage of 19.35%. They have recorded a penalty kill rate of 72.73% on their oppositions 22 power play opportunities, and their save percentage currently comes in at 11.5%. They have allowed 25 goals to be scored by way of 19 goals at even strength and 6 goals while they were shorthanded.
Across the ice you will find Laurent Brossoit in net. The opposition is averaging 3.46 goals per contest and he has relinquished 7 goals altogether. Brossoit's quality start rate is 50.0% and he has made 1 quality start in his career. He has started in 2 contests and has been on the ice for 121 minutes. Brossoit has a career record of 1-1-0 and has played in 2 games. He is sitting with 72 stops out of the 79 shots taken against him, giving him a save percentage of .911.
Who will win tonight's hockey game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Calgary (-111)
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