Winnipeg Jets vs San Jose Sharks Prediction, 10/30/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Winnipeg Jets vs San Jose Sharks
Date: Saturday, October 30, 2021
Location: SAP Center in San Jose, CA
TV: NBC Sports California
Odds/Point Spread: Jets (-105) Sharks (-105)
Connor Hellebuyck and the Winnipeg Jets go to SAP Center on Saturday where they'll meet the San Jose Sharks. The moneyline on this contest has the Jets coming in at -105 and the Sharks are at -105. The over/under is set at 6.
The Jets were on the right side of the scoreboard with a 3-2 win against the Kings in their previous contest. The Jets had a middle of the road showing in this win. For the game, they converted 3 out of the 31 shots they looked to score on. In addition, they had 4 chances on the power play and were able to net 1 goal. Winnipeg earned 8 minutes in the box in this contest. The Corsi for the Jets was 45 and the Corsi against when the final whistle blew was 49 meaning they had a Corsi percentage of 47.9%. Their Fenwick was 35 and the Fenwick Against sat at 37, meaning they had a Fenwick rate of 48.6%. They amassed 12 face-off wins when at even strength and lost on 25 attempts to take control of the puck. Their starts in the offensive zone came in at 55.7% and their PDO was 101.5 for this game.
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Winnipeg Jets opponents have recorded 27 power play opportunities (6th in the NHL) and have notched 10 goals in those attempts. The Jets have had 233 shots attempted against them and have a save percentage of .897. Winnipeg has attempted 199 shots and is the owner of a shooting percentage of 13.6%. When at even strength, the Jets have conceded 14 goals while notching 21 on offense. Winnipeg has compiled 24 power play opportunities and they have scored 6 goals out of those attempts, giving them a percentage of 25.00%. For the current campaign, they have racked up 9 points and their points % is .643. With respect to their scoring, the Winnipeg Jets have racked up 27 goals (4th in the National Hockey League) on the year and have given up 24.
The man protecting the net in this game is Connor Hellebuyck. The opposition has been able to score 811 goals versus Hellebuyck in his pro hockey career and his goals against average is 2.65. Hellebuyck has been in goal for 321 games during his NHL career. His save percentage currently is at .916 during his 18,369 minutes between the pipes. He has earned a win-loss mark of 175-104-26 and he started in 312 games. From the beginning of his pro career to now, Hellebuyck has earned 169 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .542. Hellebuyck has had 9,686 shot attempts against him and has recorded 8,875 saves.
In their last game, San Jose faced off against the Canadiens in a matchup where the Sharks took the loss by a final of 4-0. San Jose wrapped up this game with a 61.5% Corsi rate. These Corsi stats tell us the story of the kind of game San Jose had and we'd say it was a below average outing in all. They had a Fenwick percentage of 58.5% by accumulating a Fenwick of 38 and the Canadiens ending the game with a 27 Fenwick. Their PDO at even strength was 87 and they earned an oZS percentage of 53.9%. The Sharks netted 0 goals out of the 45 shots on goal they pursued. They had 4 power play chances in this outing but were not able to net one.
San Jose has taken 211 shots (19th in hockey) and has accumulated a shot percentage of 9.48%, while allowing the opposition 200 shots. They have a penalty kill percentage of 82.35% on the other teams 17 power play opportunities, and their save percentage sits at 91.0%. They have recorded 24 chances on the power play and they have earned a power play rate of 20.83%. The Sharks have 15 goals at even strength and 5 goals (14th in pro hockey) while having a power play advantage. They have allowed 18 goals to be scored by of a combination of 15 goals at even strength and 3 goals while they were shorthanded. On the campaign, the San Jose Sharks have 20 goals, 8 points, as well as a points percentage of .571.
For the opposition you are likely to see Adin Hill defending the goal. Hill holds a career mark of 22-23-4 and has been in net for 54 contests. Hill's quality start rate sits at 45.7% and he has 21 quality starts in his pro career. He is sitting with 1,313 saves out of 1,446 shots attempted, giving him a save percentage of .908. Teams are averaging 2.80 goals/game and he has relinquished 133 goals altogether. He has made the start in 46 games and has accumulated 2,848 mins.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take San Jose (-105)
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