St. Louis Blues vs Winnipeg Jets Prediction, 12/19/2021 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: St. Louis Blues vs Winnipeg Jets
Date: Sunday, December 19, 2021
Location: Canada Life Centre in Winnipeg, MB
Connor Hellebuyck and the Winnipeg Jets (13-10-5) play the St. Louis Blues (16-8-5) at Canada Life Centre on Sunday.
The St. Louis Blues were on the winning side of the scoreboard with a 4-1 win against the Stars in their last game. St. Louis compiled 10 mins in the box in this contest. They also had 5 chances with the advantage and were able to notch 2 goals. The Blues had a good offensive performance and it was apparent in the win. For the outing, they converted 4 out of the 29 shots they put on net.
The Blues have had 929 shots tried against them and hold a save percentage of .916. At even strength, the Blues let the opposition score 65 goals while getting 73 when they are on offense. St. Louis Blues opponents have amassed 76 power play tries (24th in professional hockey) and have a total of 13 goals in those attempts. For the season, the have a total of 37 points and their points percentage sits at .638. St. Louis has tried 943 shots and holds a shooting percentage of 10.4%. With regard to their scoring capabilities, the St. Louis Blues have racked up 98 goals (7th in hockey) this year and have given up 78. St. Louis is sitting with 83 power play opportunities and they have scored 25 goals out of those chances, garnering them a percentage of 30.12%.
The player between the pipes for this game is Charlie Lindgren. In his professional hockey career, Lindgren is sitting with 16 quality starts and his rate for quality starts is .593. His save percentage is .912 during his 1,627 minutes in the crease. Lindgren has seen 862 shots taken against him and has accrued 786 total saves. The opposition has scored 76 goals versus Lindgren in his pro hockey career and his average for goals against per game is 2.80. He has amassed an overall mark of 14-12-2 and he has gotten the start in 27 games. Lindgren has played in 28 games during his NHL career.
The last time they were on the ice, Winnipeg faced the Sabres in an outing where the Jets took a loss by a mark of 4-2. They had 3 power play attempts in this game but didn't put one in the back of the net. The Jets recorded 2 goals out of the 36 shots on goal they tried.
Winnipeg has attempted 922 shots (13th in professional hockey) and has earned a shot percentage of 9.00%, while allowing their opponents 880 shots. They have recorded a penalty kill percentage of 68.75% on the other teams 80 power play tries, and their save percentage currently sits at 91.3%. They have earned 87 chances on the power play and they have earned a power play percentage of 19.54%. The Jets have earned 66 goals at even strength and 17 goals (15th in professional hockey) while having a power play advantage. They have allowed 77 goals to be scored by of a combination of 52 goals at even strength and 25 goals while they were shorthanded. This season, the Winnipeg Jets have accumulated 83 goals, 31 points, and a points percentage of .554.
On the other side of the ice you are likely to see Connor Hellebuyck between the pipes. Hellebuyck has compiled a career mark of 182-110-29 and has participated in 337 contests. Hellebuyck's quality start percentage is 55.2% and he has accumulated 181 quality starts in his NHL career. He has compiled 9,319 stops out of the 10,166 shots attempted, giving him a rate of .917. The opposition is averaging 2.63 goals/game and he has allowed 847 goals altogether. He got the starting nod in 328 games and has accumulated 19,296 minutes.
Who will win tonight's hockey game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Winnipeg
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