Edmonton Oilers vs Winnipeg Jets Prediction, 4/28/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Edmonton Oilers vs Winnipeg Jets
Date: Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Location: Bell MTS Place in Winnipeg, MB
Odds/Point Spread: Oilers (-113) Jets (-107)
Connor Hellebuyck and the Winnipeg Jets (27-18-3) play the Edmonton Oilers (28-16-2) at Bell MTS Place on Wednesday. The Oilers open this game at -113 while the Jets are priced at -107. The over/under has been set at 6.
The Oilers came out of this game feeling pretty good about themselves with a 6-1 win over the Jets the last time they stepped on the ice. The Oilers had a impressive offensive outing in the win. For the game, they earned a goal on 6 out of the 30 shots they tried. They also had 1 power play attempt but weren't able to make the most of that try. Edmonton accrued 2 mins in the box in this outing. The Corsi for the Oilers came in at 47 and the Corsi against when this game finished was 57 which means they had a Corsi rate of 45.2%. Their Fenwick was 33 and the Fenwick against finished at 43, giving them a Fenwick percentage of 43.4%. They amassed 18 face-off wins at even strength and lost on 17 opportunities to gain puck control. Their offensive zone starts came in at 39.1% and they had a PDO at even strength of 122.2 in this one.
The Oilers have had 1,425 shots taken against them and hold a save percentage of .912. When playing at even strength, the Oilers have given up 99 goals while having 112 on the offensive side of the ice. Edmonton Oilers opponents have amassed 130 power play opportunities (23rd in the league) and have come away with 27 goals in those chances. For the current campaign, they have accumulated 58 points and their points % is .630. Edmonton has taken 1,363 shots and is the owner of a shooting percentage of 11.0%. In regard to their goal scoring prowess, the Edmonton Oilers have accumulated 150 goals (11th in the league) so far this year and have given up 126. Edmonton comes into the game with 146 power play opportunities and they have tallied 38 goals out of those advantages, garnering them a rate of 26.03%.
Patrolling the crease for the game will be Mike Smith. Smith has been involved in 636 matchups during his NHL career. He has accumulated an overall record of 279-253-76 and he started in 595 games. Opponents have racked up 1,633 goals against Smith in his pro career and his goals against average per contest is 2.70. Smith has had 18,549 shots taken against him and has accrued 16,916 total saves. His save percentage is at .912 for his 36,334 mins in the crease. In his career, Smith has recorded 318 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .534.
Their last time out, Winnipeg went up against the Oilers in a matchup where the Jets were on the wrong end of the score by a score of 6-1. Their PDO at even strength was 78 and they'll go home having earned an oZS percentage of 60.9%. They had 2 power play attempts in this game and notched 1 out of those opportunities. Their Fenwick rate came in at 56.6% by way of having a Fenwick of 43 and the Oilers ending the game with a 33 Fenwick. The Jets scored 1 goal of the 37 shots on goal they attempted. Winnipeg wrapped up this game with a 54.8% Corsi rate. This Corsi rating is telling of the kind of game that Winnipeg played and you might say they will look have a bounce back performance in their next game.
Winnipeg has attempted 1,432 shots (16th in the NHL) and has a shot percentage of 10.41%, while allowing their opponents 1,487 shots. They have earned a penalty kill percentage of 81.25% on their oppositions 128 opportunities on the power play, and their save percentage is 91.1%. They have recorded 141 chances on the power play and they have a power play rate of 25.53%. The Jets have 113 goals at even strength and 36 goals (5th in the NHL) while on the power play. They have granted a total of 133 goals to be scored by way of 109 goals at even strength and 24 goals while they had less men on the ice. This season, the Winnipeg Jets have earned 149 goals, 57 points, in addition to a points percentage of .594.
For the opposition you are likely to see Connor Hellebuyck in goal. Opponents are averaging 2.64 goals per contest and he has surrendered 778 goals overall. Hellebuyck's percentage of quality starts is 54.3% and he has accumulated 163 quality starting assignments in his hockey career. He has started in 300 games and has played 17,653 minutes. Hellebuyck has compiled a lifetime mark of 169-99-25 and has been in goal for 309 contests. He is sitting with 8,533 stops out of 9,311 shots taken against him, giving him a rate of .916.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Winnipeg (-107) and under 6 goals
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