Winnipeg Jets vs Calgary Flames Prediction, 11/27/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Winnipeg Jets vs Calgary Flames
Date: Saturday, November 27, 2021
Location: Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, AB
Jacob Markstrom and the Calgary Flames (12-3-5) play the Winnipeg Jets (9-5-4) at Scotiabank Saddledome on Saturday.
The Jets were on the wrong end of the scoreboard with a 3-1 defeat against the Penguins in their previous game. The Jets had an offensive game that was below their expectations in the loss. In the matchup, they tallied a score on 1 out of the 31 shots they put on goal. In addition, they had 2 power play opportunities but weren't able to make the most of them. Winnipeg recorded 4 penalty minutes in this contest. The Corsi for the Jets was sitting at 44 and the Corsi against was 50 which means they had a Corsi rate of 46.8%. Their Fenwick came in at 37 and the Fenwick against was 40, meaning they had a Fenwick percentage of 48.1%. They accrued 16 face-off wins when at even strength and were beaten on 26 attempts to control the puck. The offensive zone starts for them sat at 53.3% and they had a PDO at even strength of 94.3 for this matchup.
In the matter of their scoring capabilities, the Winnipeg Jets have racked up 54 goals (13th in pro hockey) on the season and have allowed 46. For the season, they have tallied 22 points and their points % is .611. Winnipeg is sitting with 49 power play chances and they have scored 10 goals out of those advantages, garnering them a percentage of 20.41%. While playing at even strength, the Jets have conceded 29 goals while getting 44 themselves. Winnipeg has taken 576 shots and holds a shooting percentage of 9.4%. The Jets have had 565 shots tried against them and are the owners of a save percentage of .919. Winnipeg Jets opponents have totaled 49 power play opportunities (22nd in pro hockey) and have come away with 17 goals in those attempts.
The player protecting the goal in this game is Connor Hellebuyck. The opposition has been able to score 823 goals against Hellebuyck in his professional career and his average for goals against per game is 2.63. Hellebuyck has been in net for 328 games over the course of his professional hockey career. His save percentage is .917 during his 18,800 mins on the ice. He has amassed a win-loss mark of 178-105-29 and he has started in 319 games. For his professional hockey career, Hellebuyck has recorded 176 quality starts and his quality starts rate is .552. Hellebuyck has seen 9,912 shots taken against him and he has 9,089 saves.
In their last outing, Calgary faced off against the Blackhawks in a game where the Flames earned a victory by a final of 5-2. Their PDO was 104 and their oZS percentage was 62.1%. They had 1 opportunity on the power play in this contest but were not able to net one. Their Fenwick rate came in at 65.4% by way of having a Fenwick of 51 and the Blackhawks having accrued a 27 Fenwick at even strength. The Flames tallied 5 goals of the 39 shots on goal they took. Calgary went home with a 61.8% Corsi rate. This Corsi rating is telling of the kind of game that Calgary played and we'd say they played well overall.
Calgary has attempted 690 shots (1st in the league) and has earned a shooting percentage of 9.86%, while allowing the other team 587 shots. They have accumulated a penalty kill rate of 87.69% on their opponents 65 power play chances, and their save percentage comes in at 93.5%. They have a total of 57 power play opportunities and they have accumulated a power play percentage of 24.56%. The Flames have accumulated 54 goals at even strength and 14 goals (4th in the NHL) while having more men on the ice. They have allowed 38 goals to be scored by of a combination of 30 goals at even strength and 8 goals while they were shorthanded. For the year, the Calgary Flames have accumulated 68 goals, 29 points, in addition to a points percentage of .725.
For the opposition you will find Jacob Markstrom between the pipes. Markstrom is the owner of a career mark of 140-140-38 and has been in goal for 330 contests. Markstrom's rate of quality starts is 52.5% and he has 165 quality starting assignments in his career. He has gathered 8,796 saves out of 9,653 shots taken, which gives him a save percentage of .911. Teams are averaging 2.73 goals/game and he has yielded 857 goals overall. He has been a starter 314 contests and has played 18,822 mins.
Who will win tonight's hockey game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Winnipeg
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