Winnipeg Jets vs Ottawa Senators Prediction, 5/3/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Winnipeg Jets vs Ottawa Senators
Date: Monday, May 3, 2021
Location: Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, ON
Connor Hellebuyck and the Winnipeg Jets (27-19-3) head to Canadian Tire Centre on Monday where they'll take on the Ottawa Senators (19-27-4).
The Jets had a rough game after their 3-1 defeat to the Oilers in their previous game. Their offensive zone starts were rated at 48.6% and they had a PDO of 99.2 in this one. They accounted for 28 face-off wins when at even strength and were beaten on 22 attempts to take control of the puck. Their Fenwick came in at 37 and the Fenwick Against sat at 30, meaning they had a Fenwick rate of 55.2%. The Corsi for the Jets was 48 and the Corsi against at the end of this game was 49 meaning they had a Corsi percentage of 49.5%. Winnipeg recorded 2 penalty minutes in this game. In addition, they had 1 power play attempt but weren't able to score. The Jets offense left a lot to be desired in this loss. For the game, they converted 1 of the 30 shots they put on net.
The Jets have had 1,514 shots taken against them and have earned a save percentage of .910. When playing at even strength, the Jets have allowed the opponent to score 110 goals while having 114 themselves. Winnipeg Jets opponents have totaled 131 power play tries (26th in the NHL) and have scored 26 goals in those chances. For the year, they have recorded 57 points and their points % is .582. Winnipeg has taken 1,462 shots and has a shot percentage of 10.3%. Concerning their goal scoring prowess, the Winnipeg Jets have notched 150 goals (12th in pro hockey) for the year and have surrendered 136. Winnipeg steps onto the ice with 142 power play opportunities and they have notched 36 goals during those chances, earning them a percentage of 25.35%.
The player in the crease for this game is Connor Hellebuyck. Hellebuyck has played in 310 games throughout his pro hockey career. He has earned an overall record of 169-100-25 and he was named the starter in 301 games. The opposition has been able to score 780 goals against Hellebuyck in his career and his goals against average is 2.64. Hellebuyck has had 9,337 shot attempts taken against him and he has 8,557 total saves. He has a save percentage of .916 during his 17,711 mins played. Over the course of his career, Hellebuyck has accumulated 164 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .545.
In their last game, Ottawa opposed the Canucks in a game where the Senators notched a win by a tally of 6-3. Their PDO at even strength was 106 and they earned an oZS percentage of 48.0%. They had 3 power play opportunities in this matchup but weren't able to put one in the back of the net. Their Fenwick rate was 59.7% by notching a Fenwick of 43 and the Canucks finishing with a 29 Fenwick. The Senators earned 6 goals out of the 33 shots on goal they attempted. Ottawa had a 58.3% Corsi rate. This Corsi rating tells us the kind of game Ottawa played and they showed up in this game.
Ottawa has attempted 1,517 shots (10th in the NHL) and has earned a shooting percentage of 9.03%, while allowing the opposition 1,602 shots. They have recorded a penalty kill rate of 78.43% on their opponents 153 tries on the power play, and their save percentage comes in at 89.2%. They have earned 158 power play chances and they have accumulated a power play percentage of 16.46%. The Senators have tallied 111 goals at even strength and 26 goals (23rd in the league) while on the power play. They have allowed 173 goals to be scored by way of 140 goals at even strength and 33 goals while they had less men on the ice. During this campaign, the Ottawa Senators have notched a total of 137 goals, 42 points, as well as a points percentage of .420.
Across the ice you will find Marcus Hogberg in goal. He has tallied 1,047 stops out of 1,171 shots tried, giving him a percentage of .894. Hogberg is the owner of a career record of 9-17-9 and has participated in 42 contests. He has made the start in 35 games and has accumulated 2,193 mins. Hogberg's rate of quality starts comes out to 40.0% and he has qualified for 14 quality starts in his career. His opponents are averaging 3.39 goals per game and he has relinquished 124 goals overall.
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Josh's Pick: Take Winnipeg
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