Winnipeg Jets vs Vancouver Canucks Prediction, 2/19/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Winnipeg Jets vs Vancouver Canucks
Date: Friday, February 19, 2021
Location: Rogers Arena in Vancouver, BC
TV: NHL Network
Odds/Point Spread: Jets (-112) Canucks (-108)
Rogers Arena is the venue where Thatcher Demko and the Vancouver Canucks (8-11-1) will play the Winnipeg Jets (9-6-1) on Friday. The Jets open this contest at -112 while the Canucks are coming in at -108. The O/U opens at 6.
The Jets were on the losing side of the ice with a 3-2 loss against the Oilers in their last outing. The Jets had a below average offensive performance in the defeat. For the matchup, they tallied a score on 2 of the 35 shots they attempted. Moreover, they had 5 chances with extra men on the ice and netted 1 goal. Winnipeg garnered 20 penalty minutes in this outing. The Corsi for the Jets was 48 and the Corsi against when this game finished was 26 which had their Corsi rate coming in at 64.9%. Their Fenwick came in at 31 and the Fenwick against was 18, giving them a Fenwick rate of 63.3%. They accounted for 15 face-off wins at even strength and were beaten on 21 attempts to take control of the puck. Their starts in the offensive zone were at 72.5% and they had a PDO of 89.9 for this game.
Winnipeg Jets opponents have 45 power play tries (22nd in professional hockey) and have a total of 9 goals in those attempts. The Jets have had 516 shots tried against them and are the owners of a save percentage of .913. Winnipeg has attempted 478 shots and has a shooting percentage of 11.5%. While at even strength, the Jets have allowed the opponent to score 36 goals while getting 43 when they are on offense. Winnipeg has compiled 52 power play chances and they have tallied 12 goals out of those tries, earning them a percentage of 23.08%. For the current campaign, they have tallied 19 points and their points % is .594. Concerning their scoring capabilities, the Winnipeg Jets have tallied 55 goals (4th in hockey) so far this year and have allowed 45.
Patrolling the crease for the game will be Connor Hellebuyck. Hellebuyck has participated in 283 contests throughout his NHL career. He has compiled a win-loss mark of 155-90-23 and he was named the starter in 274 games. Opponents have been able to score 711 goals versus Hellebuyck in his professional career and his average for goals against per game is 2.64. Hellebuyck has seen 8,554 shot attempts taken against him and has recorded 7,843 saves. His save percentage currently is at .917 during his 16,187 minutes in the crease. From the beginning of his pro career to now, Hellebuyck has recorded 148 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is .540.
The last time they were on the ice, Vancouver went up against the Flames in an outing where the Canucks got the win by a tally of 5-1. Their PDO was 114 and their percentage of oZS was 24.0%. They had 1 power play attempt in this game but weren't able to notch a goal. Their Fenwick rate came in at 42.4% by tallying a Fenwick of 36 and the Flames having earned a 49 Fenwick. The Canucks recorded 5 goals of the 33 shots on goal they pursued. Vancouver had a 41.3% Corsi rating. This Corsi rating tells us the kind of game Vancouver played and we'd say they played well overall.
The Canucks have racked up 49 goals at even strength and 12 goals (14th in the league) while having more men on the ice. Vancouver has put up 631 shots (1st in hockey) and has accumulated a shot percentage of 9.67%, while allowing their opponents 663 shots. Over the course of the season, the Vancouver Canucks have earned 61 goals, 17 points, in addition to a points percentage of .425. They have recorded 70 power play chances and they have a power play rate of 17.14%. They have recorded a penalty kill rate of 82.28% on their oppositions 79 tries on the power play, and their save percentage is 89.1%. They have granted a total of 72 goals to be scored by way of 58 goals at even strength and 14 goals while they had less men on the ice.
For the opposition you are expected to see Thatcher Demko in the crease. He has recorded 1,358 stops out of 1,503 shots attempted against him, giving him a percentage of .904. Demko holds a lifetime record of 22-19-4 and has participated in 48 games. He has made the start in 45 contests and has played for a total of 2,773 mins. Demko's quality start percentage comes out to 55.6% and he has 25 quality starts in his professional career. The opposition is averaging 3.14 goals per contest and he has relinquished 145 goals overall.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Vancouver (-108) and under 6 goals
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