Winnipeg Jets vs Ottawa Senators Prediction, 4/14/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Winnipeg Jets vs Ottawa Senators
Date: Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Location: Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Jets (-185) Senators (+160)
Connor Hellebuyck and the Winnipeg Jets (25-14-3) head to Canadian Tire Centre on Wednesday where they'll meet the Ottawa Senators (14-25-4). The Senators open this matchup at +160 while the Jets are coming in at -185. The O/U is set at 6.
The Jets had a rough game after their 4-2 defeat to the Senators in their previous outing. The Corsi for the Jets was sitting at 37 and the Corsi against at the end of this game was 37 which had their Corsi rate coming in at 50.0%. When starting in the offensive zone they sat at 66.1% and they had a PDO at even strength of 93.3 for this game. Winnipeg compiled 17 penalty minutes in this contest. The Jets had a below average offensive outing in the defeat. Their Fenwick was 18 and the Fenwick Against sat at 30, giving them a Fenwick percentage of 37.5%. They recorded 24 face-off victories at even strength and were beaten on 14 attempts to win the face-off. In addition, they had 5 power play opportunities and netted 1 goal. For the game, they were able to notch a goal on 2 of the 26 shots they launched.
Concerning their scoring capabilities, the Winnipeg Jets have racked up 136 goals (6th in hockey) over the course of the season and have given up 111. For the season, they have scored 53 points and their points percentage is .631. Winnipeg has tallied 125 power play opportunities and they have tallied 32 goals during those advantages, garnering them a rate of 25.60%. While playing at even strength, the Jets have surrendered 90 goals while notching 104 themselves. Winnipeg has tried 1,247 shots and has a shooting percentage of 10.9%. The Jets have had 1,300 shots attempted against them and hold a save percentage of .915. Winnipeg Jets opponents have recorded 107 power play tries (29th in the league) and have scored 21 goals in those attempts.
The player in the crease for this game is Connor Hellebuyck. Over the course of his time in hockey, Hellebuyck has 161 quality starts and his quality starts rate sits at .546. His save percentage is at .917 in his 17,424 mins in the crease. Hellebuyck has seen 9,188 shots against him and has accrued 8,427 saves. Opponents have scored 761 goals against Hellebuyck in his pro hockey career and his goals against rate is 2.62. He has accumulated an overall mark of 168-96-25 and he started in 295 games. Hellebuyck has played in 304 contests over the course of his NHL career.
In their win over Winnipeg, Ottawa had 2 power play chances in this one and notched 1 out of those opportunities. The Senators notched 4 goals of the 24 shots on goal they tried. Their PDO was 107 and they finished the game with an oZS percentage of 33.9%. Ottawa earned a 50.0% Corsi rating. This Corsi percentage speaks to the kind of game that Ottawa had and it was a good performance overall. They had a Fenwick percentage of 62.5% by way of having a Fenwick of 30 and the Jets having racked up a 18 Fenwick at even strength.
For the year, the Ottawa Senators have earned a total of 114 goals, 32 points, in addition to a points percentage of .372. They have granted a total of 160 goals to be scored by way of 129 goals at even strength and 31 goals while they were shorthanded. The Senators have scored 93 goals at even strength and 21 goals (25th in pro hockey) while having more men on the ice. They have a total of 133 power play chances and they have accumulated a power play rate of 15.79%. Ottawa has attempted 1,340 shots (3rd in pro hockey) and has earned a shooting percentage of 8.51%, while allowing the opposition 1,403 shots. They have recorded a penalty kill percentage of 76.34% on the other teams 131 power play chances, and their save percentage currently sits at 88.6%.
Across the ice you are likely to see Matt Murray defending the net. His opposition is averaging 2.77 goals per game and he has allowed 578 goals overall. Murray's percentage of quality starts comes in at 51.2% and he has 109 quality starting assignments in his professional career. He has started in 213 contests and has played 12,507 mins. Murray has amassed a career mark of 124-65-20 and has been in net for 221 games. He has recorded 5,907 stops out of 6,485 shots taken, giving him a rate of .911.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Guy's Pick: Take Ottawa (+160)
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