Winnipeg Jets vs Ottawa Senators Prediction, 1/19/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Winnipeg Jets vs Ottawa Senators
Date: Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Location: Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Jets (-120) Senators (-102)
Matt Murray and the Ottawa Senators host the Winnipeg Jets at Canadian Tire Centre on Tuesday. The Senators open this contest at -102 while the Jets are priced at -120. The over/under is set at 7.5.
The Jets were on the winning side of the scoreboard with a 4 - 3 win against the Flames the last time they stepped on the ice. The Jets had a good offensive output in the victory. In the game, they netted 4 out of the 34 shots they looked to score on. Additionally, they had 4 power play opportunities and scored 1 goal out of those opportunities. Winnipeg ended up with 8 penalty minutes in this matchup. The Corsi for the Jets sat at 42 and the Corsi against was 39 which means they earned a Corsi percentage of 51.9%. Their Fenwick was 29 and the Fenwick against was 26, which tells us they had a rate of 52.7%. They took 24 face-off wins at even strength and lost 18 tries to control the puck. Their starts in the offensive zone came in at 57.5% and they had a PDO of 101.5 in this game. When it comes to their opponent, the Calgary Flames put up 26 shots. They had 10 penalty mins and they earned 3 power play opportunities.
Looking after the net for Winnipeg is Connor Hellebuyck from Commerce, Michigan. He is 27 years old and has played a total of 61 mins in net for the season. Hellebuyck is conceding an average of 2.94 goals against average which puts him at 7th in the Western Conference and 17th among goalies in the NHL. So far this year, he has allowed 3 goals. He holds a save % of .885 which puts him at 11th in the Western Conference. During the year thus far, they have racked up a total of 4 goals which ranks 13th in the conference and 27th in the league. Their goal differential is +1, which puts them at 17th in the league. The Jets currently have a total of 2 points, which ranks 21st in the league and 7th in the conference. Regarding shots on goal, they currently have a total of 34 which ranks 15th in the conference and 30th in the league. As a unit, Winnipeg has earned a total of 19 hits which has them averaging 19 per contest. They currently have a total of 13 blocks for the season.
The Senators squared up with the Maple Leafs in a matchup where the Senators ended up losing by a mark of 3 - 2. Ottawa earned a 30.5% Corsi rating. They got to that percentage by earning a Corsi of 25 while they surrendered a Corsi of 57. Their Fenwick percentage was 36.2% with a Fenwick of 21 and the Maple Leafs having a 37 Fenwick at even strength. These Corsi statistics are telling of the type of game that Ottawa played and it could be said that this team has had better games. They had a PDO at even strength of 105.9 and their oZS percentage was 29.2%. The Senators notched 2 goals of the 19 shots on goal they were seeking. They had 5 power play opportunities in this one but weren't able to finish one of them with a goal. Concerning their opponent, the Maple Leafs had 4 power play opportunities and came through by scoring 1 goal. Ottawa conceded 40 shots on goal and the Maple Leafs ended up with a total of 10 penalty minutes.
In net for Ottawa is Matt Murray who is having a bad season by allowing 3.02 goals per game and that places him 12th among Eastern Conference goaltenders and 20th among goalies in the NHL. In the 119 mins he has been on the ice this year, he has allowed 6 goals. He's earned a save percentage of .905, which has him ranked 12th among Eastern Conference goaltenders and 18th among goalies in the NHL. Regarding goal differential, they are ranked 6th in the Eastern Conference and 13th in the league with +1. They have a total of 7 goals for the season which has them ranked at 7th in the East. Ottawa has a save % as a team of .905 which has them 17th in the league, which tells us scoring chances could present themselves. They have a team shooting percentage of 16.3% which puts them at 3rd in the conference.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Winnipeg (-120)
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