Edmonton Oilers vs Winnipeg Jets Prediction, 11/16/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Edmonton Oilers vs Winnipeg Jets
Date: Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Location: Canada Life Centre in Winnipeg, MB
Odds/Point Spread: Oilers (-106) Jets (-114)
Mikko Koskinen and the Edmonton Oilers go to Canada Life Centre on Tuesday where they'll take on the Winnipeg Jets. The moneyline on this contest has the Oilers coming in at -106 and the Jets are at -114. The over/under opens at 6.
The Oilers were on the right side of the scoreboard with a 5-4 win against the Blues in their previous contest. The Corsi for the Oilers came in at 40 and the Corsi against when this game finished was 43 which means they had a Corsi rate of 48.2%. Their offensive zone starts sat at 39.9% and their PDO was 103.4 for this matchup. Edmonton garnered 6 penalty minutes in this contest. The Oilers had a solid offensive output and it showed in the victory. Their Fenwick was 34 and the Fenwick Against sat at 40, meaning the had a Fenwick percentage of 45.9%. They had 32 face-off wins when at even strength and lost on 18 opportunities to win the puck. Moreover, they had 3 power play chances and were able to notch 1 goal. While out there on the ice, they scored on 5 out of the 32 shots they tried.
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In relation to their scoring, the Edmonton Oilers have tallied 58 goals (1st in the NHL) for the season and have allowed 42. For the current campaign, they sit with 22 points and their points percentage comes in at .786. Edmonton comes into the game with 43 power play opportunities and they have scored 18 goals out of those tries, giving them a percentage of 41.86%. While playing at even strength, the Oilers have conceded 37 goals while getting 40 themselves. Edmonton has attempted 459 shots and holds a shot percentage of 12.6%. The Oilers have had 469 shots taken against them and hold a save percentage of .910. Edmonton Oilers opponents have totaled 42 power play tries (19th in the NHL) and have a total of 5 goals in those attempts.
Protecting the goal for this matchup will be Mikko Koskinen. Opponents have racked up 360 goals versus Koskinen in his NHL career and his goals against average is 2.95. Koskinen has played in 133 contests during his NHL career. His save percentage currently is .908 in his 7,324 mins played. He has accumulated a win-loss record of 67-49-9 and got the start in 122 games. Over the course of his time in hockey, Koskinen has recorded 60 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .492. Koskinen has had 3,906 shots taken against him and has accrued 3,546 saves.
In their last game, Winnipeg faced the Kings in a matchup where the Jets took home the victory by a final of 3-2. Winnipeg went home with a 47.9% Corsi rate. This Corsi rating is telling of the kind of game that Winnipeg played and it tells us they had an average game overall. They had a Fenwick percentage of 50.0% by amassing a Fenwick of 34 and the Kings having earned a 34 Fenwick at even strength. They had a PDO at even strength of 101 and they finished the game with an oZS percentage of 61.9%. The Jets recorded 3 goals out of the 23 shots on goal they took. They had 1 power play opportunity in this outing but weren't able to notch a goal.
Winnipeg has put up 424 shots (21st in the NHL) and has earned a shooting percentage of 10.61%, while allowing the opposition 434 shots. They have accumulated a penalty kill percentage of 65.79% on their oppositions 38 power play opportunities, and their save percentage sits at 91.5%. They have a tally of 38 opportunities on the power play and they have accumulated a power play rate of 23.68%. The Jets have accumulated 36 goals at even strength and 9 goals (15th in the league) while having more men on the ice. They have allowed 37 goals to be scored by way of 24 goals at even strength and 13 goals while they had less men on the ice. For the year, the Winnipeg Jets have accounted for 45 goals, 19 points, in addition to a points percentage of .679.
On the other side of the ice you are going to see Connor Hellebuyck protecting the net. Hellebuyck is the owner of a career record of 177-104-28 and has been in goal for 325 games. Hellebuyck's quality start rate is 54.7% and he has earned 173 quality starts in his pro career. He is sitting with 8,993 saves out of the 9,811 shots taken, which gives him a save % of .917. The opposition is averaging 2.64 goals per game and he has surrendered 818 goals altogether. He has started in 316 games and has been on the ice for 18,616 mins.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Edmonton (-106)
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