Winnipeg Jets vs Calgary Flames Prediction, 2/9/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Winnipeg Jets vs Calgary Flames
Date: Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Location: Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, AB
Odds/Point Spread: Jets (+100) Flames (-110)
Scotiabank Saddledome is the site where Jacob Markstrom and the Calgary Flames (5-5-1) will take on the Winnipeg Jets (7-3-1) on Tuesday. The line on this matchup has the Jets priced at +100 and the Flames are at -110. The O/U is set at 6.5.
The Jets were on the winning side of the scoreboard with a 4-1 victory against the Flames in the last game they played. The Jets had a good offensive performance and it was apparent in this win. For the game, they scored on 4 of the 27 shots they looked to score on. Furthermore, they had 3 chances on the power play but didn't convert them into a score. Winnipeg compiled 6 mins in the box in this contest. The Corsi for the Jets came in at 42 and the Corsi against at the end of this game was 43 meaning they had a Corsi percentage of 49.4%. Their Fenwick was 35 and the Fenwick against finished at 32, giving them a Fenwick rate of 52.2%. They garnered 22 face-off wins when at even strength and lost on 17 attempts to take control of the puck. The offensive zone starts for them were rated at 58.6% and their PDO rating was 111.5 for this game.
The Jets have had 341 shots attempted against them and have earned a save percentage of .909. At even strength, the Jets have surrendered 25 goals while having 30 of their own. Winnipeg Jets opponents have tallied 32 power play tries (25th in pro hockey) and have racked up 6 goals in those attempts. For the current campaign, they sit with 15 points and their points % is .682. Winnipeg has taken 335 shots and holds a shot percentage of 11.6%. With respect to scoring goals, the Winnipeg Jets have earned 39 goals (8th in pro hockey) for the year and have allowed 31. Winnipeg has tallied 40 power play chances and they have scored 8 goals out of those attempts, giving them a rate of 20.00%.
The player between the pipes for this game is Connor Hellebuyck. Over the course of his career, Hellebuyck has compiled 146 quality starts and his quality starts rate sits at .543. His save percentage currently sits at .917 during his 15,889 mins played. Hellebuyck has seen 8,379 shot attempts against him and has accrued 7,682 total saves. Opponents have scored 697 goals versus Hellebuyck in his NHL career and his goals against rate is 2.63. He has earned a mark of 153-87-23 and was named the starter in 269 games. Hellebuyck has taken the ice for 278 games throughout his hockey career.
In their last outing, Calgary faced the Oilers in a game where the Flames ended up with the victory by a final score of 6-4. They had a PDO at even strength of 110 and their percentage of oZS was 51.1%. They had 3 attempts on the power play in this game and scored 1 out of those attempts. Their Fenwick percentage came in at 45.6% with a Fenwick of 31 and the Oilers having notched a 37 Fenwick. The Flames netted 6 goals out of the 28 shots on goal they took. Calgary earned a 42.7% Corsi rating. This Corsi rating tells us the kind of game Calgary had and they showed up in this game.
The Flames have scored 21 goals at even strength and 11 goals (8th in hockey) while having a power play advantage. Calgary has taken 321 shots (19th in pro hockey) and has a shooting percentage of 9.97%, while allowing the other team 319 shots. On the season, the Calgary Flames have tallied 32 goals, 11 points, in addition to a points percentage of .500. They have earned 47 power play chances and they have earned a power play percentage of 23.40%. They have recorded a penalty kill percentage of 80.00% on their opponents 40 power play tries, and their save percentage currently sits at 10.0%. They have allowed 31 goals to be scored by way of 20 goals at even strength and 8 goals while they were shorthanded.
Across the ice you will find Jacob Markstrom defending the goal. Markstrom has accrued a lifetime mark of 115-121-33 and has been in net for 281 contests. Markstrom's quality start rate is 51.7% and he has accumulated 137 quality starting assignments in his pro career. He has recorded 7,582 saves out of 8,325 shots taken against him, giving him a save % of .911. Opponents are averaging 2.80 goals/game and he has yielded 743 goals overall. He has been a starter 265 contests and his ice time sits at 15,951 mins.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Josh's Pick: Take Calgary (-110)
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