Winnipeg Jets vs Ottawa Senators Prediction, 1/21/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Winnipeg Jets vs Ottawa Senators
Date: Thursday, January 21, 2021
Location: Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Jets (-128) Senators (+104)
Connor Hellebuyck and the Winnipeg Jets (2-1-0) travel to Canadian Tire Centre on Thursday where they'll meet the Ottawa Senators (1-1-1). The moneyline on this game has the Jets coming in at -128 and the Senators are at +104. The over/under has been set at 6.5.
The Jets were on the right side of the scoreboard with a 4 - 3 victory against the Senators in their previous game. The Jets had a solid offensive output and it showed in this win. In the outing, they scored on 4 out of the 28 shots they put on goal. Furthermore, they had 5 power play chances and were able to net 1 goal out of those attempts. Winnipeg earned 10 penalty minutes in this game. The Corsi for the Jets sat at 36 and the Corsi against at even strength was 41 giving them a Corsi percentage of 46.8%. Their Fenwick was 23 while the Fenwick against sat at 37, which means they had a rate of 38.3%. They took 20 face-off wins at even strength and lost 21 attempts to control the puck. The offensive zone starts for them came in at 50.0% and they had a PDO of 109.5 in this game. In terms of their opponent's stats, the Ottawa Senators tallied a total of 41 shots. They ended the game with 10 penalty mins and they had 5 power play attempts.
The goaltender for Winnipeg is Connor Hellebuyck from Commerce, Michigan. He is 27 years old and has played 120 minutes minding the net this season. Hellebuyck is conceding an average of 2.51 goals against average which ranks him 7th among West goaltenders and 14th in the NHL among goaltenders. So far this year, he's allowed 5 goals. He holds a save percentage of .921 which ranks him 7th among West goaltenders. So far this season, the Jets have converted a total of 9 goals which is good for 9th in the conference and 20th in the league. Their goal differential is 0, ranking them 18th in the league. The Jets currently have a total of 4 points, which is good for 16th in the league and 5th in the West. When discussing shots toward the net, they currently have a total of 90 which is good for 11th in the Western Conference and 22nd in the league. As a group, Winnipeg has earned a total of 64 hits which means they are averaging 21.3 per game. They currently have a total of 27 blocks for the season.
In their loss to the Jets, Ottawa wound up with a 53.2% Corsi rating. They wound up with that percentage by having a Corsi of 41 while they gave up a Corsi of 36. Their Fenwick rate was 61.7% by earning a Fenwick of 37 and the Jets earning a 23 Fenwick. This Corsi rating tells us the kind of game Ottawa had and you can say they had a mediocre outing. Their PDO was 90.5 and they finished this one with an oZS percentage of 50.0%. The Senators notched 3 goals out of the 41 shots on goal they pursued. They had 5 power play opportunities in this outing and converted 2 out of those opportunities. As for the opposition, the Jets had 5 power play opportunities and were able to tally 1 goal. Ottawa gave way to 28 shots on goal and the Jets ended up with a total of 10 minutes in the box.
In net for Ottawa is Matt Murray who is having a bad year by surrendering 3.30 goals per contest and that ranks him 13th in the East and 21st among goalies in the NHL. In the 182 minutes he has been on the ice, he's allowed 10 goals. He has a save % of .890, which puts him at 14th in the East and 23rd among goalies in the NHL. With regard to goal differential, the Senators are currently sitting 9th in the Eastern Conference and 15th in the league with 0. They currently have a total of 10 goals for this year which has them at 9th in the East. Ottawa has a save % as a team of .890 which currently has them ranked 22nd in the league, which tells us scoring chances could be plentiful if they are aggressive. They have a shooting percentage of 11.9% which puts them at 5th in the Eastern Conference.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Ottawa (+104) and under 6.5 goals
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