Winnipeg Jets vs Edmonton Oilers Prediction, 2/17/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Winnipeg Jets vs Edmonton Oilers
Date: Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Location: Rogers Place in Edmonton, AB
Odds/Point Spread: Jets (+110) Oilers (-133)
Mikko Koskinen and the Edmonton Oilers (9-8-0) play the Winnipeg Jets (9-5-1) at Rogers Place on Wednesday. The Oilers open this game at -133 while the Jets are coming in at +110. The total has been set at 6.5.
The Jets had a good night with a 6-5 win over the Oilers in the last game they played. The Corsi for the Jets was 39 and the Corsi against when all was said and done was 64 which had their Corsi percentage coming in at 37.9%. When starting in the offensive zone they came in at 43.3% and they had a PDO at even strength of 113.6 for this game. Winnipeg amassed 9 minutes in the box in this game. The Jets had a good offensive performance in the win. Their Fenwick was 27 and the Fenwick Against sat at 51, meaning they had a Fenwick rate of 34.6%. They totaled 25 face-off wins when at even strength and lost on 23 opportunities to win the puck. Moreover, they had 2 chances with extra men on the ice and notched 1 goal. While out there on the ice, they tallied a score on 6 out of the 24 shots they looked to score on.
With respect to their goal scoring prowess, the Winnipeg Jets have accounted for 53 goals (5th in the NHL) this year and have conceded 42. For the season, they have scored 19 points and their points percentage comes in at .633. Winnipeg comes into tonight with 47 power play chances and they have notched 11 goals during those advantages, earning them a percentage of 23.40%. When playing at even strength, the Jets have allowed the opponent to score 34 goals while scoring 42 themselves. Winnipeg has tried 443 shots and holds a shooting percentage of 12.0%. The Jets have had 486 shots attempted against them and have a save percentage of .914. Winnipeg Jets opponents have totaled 39 power play opportunities (27th in pro hockey) and have tallied 8 goals in those chances.
The man in net for this game is Connor Hellebuyck. Opponents have been able to score 708 goals against Hellebuyck in his pro hockey career and his average for goals against per game is 2.63. Hellebuyck has played in 282 games over the course of his NHL career. His save percentage currently sits at .917 for his 16,128 minutes on the ice. He has accumulated an overall record of 155-89-23 and he has gotten the start in 273 games. For his career, Hellebuyck has 148 quality starts and his quality starts rate sits at .542. Hellebuyck has seen 8,524 shot attempts against him and has recorded 7,816 total saves.
In their loss to Winnipeg, Edmonton had a PDO at even strength of 86 and they had an oZS percentage of 56.7%. They had 2 opportunities on the power play in this one and earned 1 out of those attempts. They earned a Fenwick percentage of 65.4% with a Fenwick of 51 and the Jets having earned a 27 Fenwick at even strength. The Oilers recorded 5 goals of the 45 shots on goal they took. Edmonton wrapped up this game with a 62.1% Corsi rating. This Corsi rating is telling of the kind of game that Edmonton had and it was a good performance overall.
Edmonton has put up 537 shots (3rd in hockey) and has a shooting percentage of 11.17%, while allowing their opponents 550 shots. They have a penalty kill rate of 74.51% on their oppositions 51 power play opportunities, and their save percentage comes in at 89.5%. They have earned 59 chances on the power play and they have accumulated a power play percentage of 25.42%. The Oilers have earned 45 goals at even strength and 15 goals (4th in hockey) while having a power play advantage. They have permitted 58 goals to be scored by way of 45 goals at even strength and 13 goals while they had less men on the ice. So far this year, the Edmonton Oilers have a total of 60 goals, 18 points, and a points percentage of .529.
Across the ice you will find Mikko Koskinen defending the goal. Koskinen has a career record of 51-43-9 and has played in 111 contests. Koskinen's rate of quality starts sits at 48.5% and he has 49 quality starting assignments in his pro hockey career. He has accrued 2,973 stops out of 3,277 shots tried, which gives him a save % of .907. The opposition is averaging 2.98 goals/game and he has conceded 304 goals overall. He has made the start in 101 games and has been on the ice for 6,122 minutes.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Winnipeg (+110)
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