Winnipeg Jets vs Toronto Maple Leafs Prediction, 4/15/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Winnipeg Jets vs Toronto Maple Leafs
Date: Thursday, April 15, 2021
Location: Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Jets (+140) Maple Leafs (-185)
Scotiabank Arena is the site where Jack Campbell and the Toronto Maple Leafs (28-11-4) will take on the Winnipeg Jets (25-14-3) on Thursday. The odds on this contest have the Jets priced at +140 and the Maple Leafs are at -185. The over/under is set at 6.
The Jets were on the losing side of the ice with a 4-2 loss to the Senators in their previous outing. The Corsi for the Jets was sitting at 37 and the Corsi against when this game finished was 37 meaning they had a Corsi percentage of 50.0%. When starting in the offensive zone they sat at 66.1% and they had a PDO of 93.3 for this game. Winnipeg recorded 17 mins in the box in this matchup. The Jets offense left a lot to be desired in the defeat. Their Fenwick was 18 and the Fenwick against was 30, giving them a Fenwick percentage of 37.5%. They had 24 face-off wins at even strength and lost on 14 attempts to win the puck. They also had 5 power play opportunities and were able to score 1 goal. While out there on the ice, they converted 2 out of the 26 shots they put on goal.
The Jets have had 1,300 shots attempted against them and have a save percentage of .915. At even strength, the Jets have conceded 90 goals while earning 104 of their own. Winnipeg Jets opponents have tallied 107 power play tries (30th in the league) and have scored 21 goals in those chances. For the current season, the have a total of 53 points and their points percentage is sitting at .631. Winnipeg has attempted 1,247 shots and holds a shooting percentage of 10.9%. When it comes to scoring goals, the Winnipeg Jets have notched 136 goals (6th in the NHL) for the year and have conceded 111. Winnipeg skates onto the rink with 125 power play opportunities and they have notched 32 goals out of those attempts, garnering them a rate of 25.60%.
The player between the pipes for this game is Laurent Brossoit. Brossoit has taken the ice for 77 matchups throughout his NHL career. He has amassed an overall record of 31-29-5 and he has started in 62 games. Opponents have racked up 196 goals against Brossoit in his pro career and his average for goals against per game is 2.88. Brossoit has seen 2,110 shots taken against him and has accrued 1,914 total saves. His save percentage currently is at .907 for his 4,086 mins guarding the cage. For his career, Brossoit is sitting with 33 quality starts and his rate for quality starts is .532.
In their last contest, Toronto faced off against the Flames in an outing where the Maple Leafs ended up losing by a final score of 3-2. Toronto wrapped up this game with a 46.1% Corsi rating. This Corsi percentage speaks to the kind of game that Toronto played and the stats tell us that they didn't play well overall. They had a Fenwick percentage of 47.1% by notching a Fenwick of 33 and the Flames having racked up a 37 Fenwick. Their PDO at even strength was 100 and their percentage of oZS was 59.3%. The Maple Leafs scored 2 goals of the 26 shots on goal they pursued. They had 2 opportunities on the power play in this game but were not able to net one.
Toronto has put up 1,327 shots (4th in professional hockey) and has earned a shooting percentage of 10.70%, while allowing their opponents 1,223 shots. They have a penalty kill rate of 76.99% on their opponents 113 power play opportunities, and their save percentage currently sits at 90.8%. They have recorded 120 power play chances and they have a power play percentage of 22.50%. The Maple Leafs are sitting with 115 goals at even strength and 27 goals (16th in pro hockey) while having more men on the ice. They have allowed 112 goals to be scored by of a combination of 86 goals at even strength and 26 goals while they were shorthanded. For the year, the Toronto Maple Leafs have earned a total of 142 goals, 60 points, and a points percentage of .698.
Across the ice you will find Jack Campbell protecting the net. Campbell has amassed a career mark of 34-28-6 and has been in goal for 76 games. Campbell's quality start rate comes in at 54.4% and he has 37 quality starts in his NHL career. He has racked up 1,970 saves out of 2,145 shots attempted against him, which gives him a percentage of .918. His opponents are averaging 2.48 goals per contest and he has conceded 175 goals in total. He got the starting nod in 68 games and has played for a total of 4,234 minutes.
Who will win tonight's hockey game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Winnipeg (+140)
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