Vancouver Canucks vs Winnipeg Jets Prediction, 5/11/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Vancouver Canucks vs Winnipeg Jets
Date: Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Location: Bell MTS Place in Winnipeg, MB
Odds/Point Spread: Canucks (+146) Jets (-182)
Braden Holtby and the Vancouver Canucks (20-25-3) head to Bell MTS Place on Tuesday where they'll meet the Winnipeg Jets (28-21-3). The Jets open this matchup at -182 while the Canucks are coming in at +146. The over/under opens at 5.5.
The Canucks will look to clean up some issues after taking a 4-3 defeat against the Oilers in the last game they played. Their offensive zone starts sat at 50.3% and they had a PDO of 107.3 for this one. They compiled 16 face-off victories when at even strength and were beaten on 21 attempts to win the puck. Their Fenwick was 26 and the Fenwick against finished at 32, meaning they had a Fenwick percentage of 44.8%. The Corsi for the Canucks came in at 40 and the Corsi against when the final whistle blew was 48 which had their Corsi rate coming in at 45.5%. Vancouver earned 10 mins in the box for this contest. They also had 5 power play chances but didn't net one. The Canucks had a middle of the road offensive performance in this defeat. In the game, they earned a goal on 3 out of the 25 shots they put on goal.
The Canucks have had 1,630 shots taken against them and hold a save percentage of .901. When playing at even strength, the Canucks have conceded 127 goals while notching 105 on offense. Vancouver Canucks opponents have amassed 156 power play opportunities (18th in hockey) and have scored 35 goals in those attempts. For the season, the have a total of 43 points and their points % is .448. Vancouver has attempted 1,428 shots and has a shooting percentage of 9.0%. In terms of their scoring capabilities, the Vancouver Canucks have accumulated 129 goals (29th in pro hockey) on the year and have surrendered 162. Vancouver comes into the game with 132 power play opportunities and they have tallied 24 goals during those chances, giving them a percentage of 18.18%.
Patrolling the crease for the game will be Braden Holtby. Holtby has been involved in 486 games over the course of his pro hockey career. He has amassed an overall mark of 289-131-48 and he has started in 476 games. Opponents have tallied 1,193 goals versus Holtby in his pro career and his goals against average is 2.56. Holtby has had 14,081 shots taken against him and has recorded 12,888 total saves. His save percentage is .915 for his 27,906 mins in the crease. In his career, Holtby has accrued 273 quality starts and his quality starts percentage sits at .574.
Their last time out, Winnipeg opposed the Senators in a matchup where the Jets ended up losing by a score of 4-2. They had 2 power play opportunities in this matchup but were not able to net one. The Jets netted 2 goals of the 29 shots on goal they tried. They had a PDO at even strength of 93 and their percentage of oZS was 41.7%. Winnipeg went home with a 52.0% Corsi rate. This Corsi rating is telling of the kind of game that Winnipeg had and it could be said that this team has had better games. Their Fenwick rate came in at 52.8% with a Fenwick of 38 and the Senators finishing with a 34 Fenwick at even strength.
The Jets are sitting with 123 goals at even strength and 37 goals (7th in hockey) while on the power play. Winnipeg has put up 1,561 shots (23rd in pro hockey) and has a shot percentage of 10.25%, while allowing the other team 1,622 shots. For the year, the Winnipeg Jets have 160 goals, 59 points, in addition to a points percentage of .567. They have earned 153 power play chances and they have earned a power play rate of 24.18%. They have a penalty kill percentage of 80.28% on their opponents 142 tries on the power play, and their save percentage comes in at 90.9%. They have allowed 147 goals to be scored by way of 119 goals at even strength and 28 goals while they had less men on the ice.
Across the rink you are expected to see Laurent Brossoit in the crease. The opposition is averaging 2.82 goals per game and he has allowed 201 goals in total. Brossoit's quality start rate comes out to 54.7% and he has 35 quality starting assignments in his professional career. He has been a starter 64 games and has played for a total of 4,271 mins. Brossoit has a career record of 32-31-5 and has been in net for 81 games. He has accounted for 1,989 saves out of the 2,190 shots taken, which gives him a save % of .908.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Guy's Pick: Take Winnipeg (-182)
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