Pittsburgh Penguins vs Winnipeg Jets Prediction, 11/22/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Pittsburgh Penguins vs Winnipeg Jets
Date: Monday, November 22, 2021
Location: Canada Life Centre in Winnipeg, MB
Odds/Point Spread: Penguins (-116) Jets (-125)
Connor Hellebuyck and the Winnipeg Jets (9-4-4) play the Pittsburgh Penguins (7-6-4) at Canada Life Centre on Monday. The Jets open this matchup at -125 while the Penguins are coming in at -116. The O/U is set at 5.5.
The Penguins were on the right side of the scoreboard with a 2-0 victory over the Maple Leafs in their previous game. The Penguins had a below average offensive performance in the win. For the game, they finished 2 out of the 31 shots they looked to score on. Furthermore, they had 1 opportunity with more players on the ice but weren't able to score a goal. Pittsburgh recorded 2 penalty minutes for this matchup. The Corsi for the Penguins was sitting at 41 and the Corsi against when the final whistle blew was 53 which means they had a Corsi percentage of 43.6%. Their Fenwick came in at 32 and the Fenwick against finished at 37, meaning they had a Fenwick rate of 46.4%. They accumulated 14 face-off wins at even strength and were beaten on 18 attempts to control the puck. Their offensive zone starts came in at 31.8% and they had a PDO of 107.7 in this game.
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The Penguins have had 524 shots taken against them and are the owners of a save percentage of .908. When at even strength, the Penguins have surrendered 43 goals while notching 44 as an offensive unit. Pittsburgh Penguins opponents have totaled 46 power play opportunities (24th in the NHL) and have racked up 5 goals in those chances. For the year, the have a total of 18 points and their points % is .529. Pittsburgh has tried 604 shots and is the owner of a shooting percentage of 8.3%. When talking about their scoring, the Pittsburgh Penguins have notched 50 goals (13th in the National Hockey League) over the course of the season and have allowed 48. Pittsburgh steps onto the ice with 52 power play opportunities and they have scored 6 goals out of those attempts, garnering them a percentage of 11.54%.
The player in the crease for this game is Tristan Jarry. The opposition has been able to score 282 goals against Jarry in his professional career and his goals against average per game is 2.62. Jarry has played in 114 contests over the course of his NHL career. His save percentage is at .913 during his 6,451 mins played. He has accumulated a win-loss record of 65-33-10 and he was named the starter in 108 games. From the beginning of his pro career to now, Jarry has compiled 67 quality starts and his quality starts percentage sits at .620. Jarry has had 3,257 shots taken against him and has gathered 2,975 total saves.
Their last time out, Winnipeg faced off against the Canucks in an outing where the Jets went home in defeat by a mark of 3-2. They had a PDO of 101 and their oZS percentage was 81.8%. They had 1 power play attempt in this outing but didn't score a goal. Their Fenwick rate came in at 61.8% by way of having a Fenwick of 47 and the Canucks ending the game with a 29 Fenwick. The Jets recorded 2 goals of the 39 shots on goal they were seeking. Winnipeg went home with a 65.7% Corsi rate. These Corsi stats tell us the story of the kind of game Winnipeg had and you might say they will look for a better outcome in their next outing.
This season, the Winnipeg Jets have earned a total of 53 goals, 22 points, in addition to a points percentage of .647. They have allowed 43 goals to be scored by of a combination of 26 goals at even strength and 17 goals while they were shorthanded. The Jets have racked up 43 goals at even strength and 10 goals (15th in hockey) while on the power play. They have a tally of 47 opportunities on the power play and they have earned a power play rate of 21.28%. Winnipeg has attempted 545 shots (15th in professional hockey) and has a shooting percentage of 9.72%, while allowing their opponents 529 shots. They have recorded a penalty kill percentage of 63.83% on their oppositions 47 power play tries, and their save percentage is 91.9%.
On the other side of the ice you will find Connor Hellebuyck in the crease. Opponents are averaging 2.63 goals/game and he has surrendered 821 goals overall. Hellebuyck's quality start rate comes out to 55.0% and he has 175 quality starts in his professional career. He has started in 318 games and his ice time sits at 18,741 mins. Hellebuyck has accrued a lifetime mark of 178-104-29 and has played in 327 contests. He has recorded 9,056 saves out of 9,877 shots attempted against him, giving him a rate of .917.
Who will win tonight's hockey game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Pittsburgh (-116)
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