Winnipeg Jets vs Vancouver Canucks Prediction, 3/24/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Winnipeg Jets vs Vancouver Canucks
Date: Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Location: Rogers Arena in Vancouver, BC
Odds/Point Spread: Jets (-130) Canucks (+110)
Connor Hellebuyck and the Winnipeg Jets (19-11-2) go to Rogers Arena on Wednesday where they'll take on the Vancouver Canucks (16-17-3). The Jets open this matchup at -130 while the Canucks are priced at +110. The O/U has been set at 6.5.
The Jets had a good night with a 4-0 win over the Canucks in their last contest. The Corsi for the Jets was sitting at 59 and the Corsi against at the end of this game was 54 which means they had a Corsi percentage of 52.2%. Their starts in the offensive zone were rated at 61.1% and their PDO rating was 114.3 in this one. Winnipeg recorded 2 penalty minutes for this game. The Jets had a solid offensive performance and it showed in this win. Their Fenwick came in at 42 and the Fenwick Against sat at 39, meaning the had a Fenwick percentage of 51.9%. They recorded 27 face-off victories at even strength and were beaten on 25 opportunities to take control of the puck. In addition, they had 1 chance with the advantage but weren't able to score a goal. In the game, they converted 4 of the 29 shots they attempted.
In regard to scoring goals, the Winnipeg Jets have earned 104 goals (6th in the NHL) for the season and have given up 90. For the current campaign, they have accumulated 40 points and their points % is .625. Winnipeg skates onto the rink with 90 power play opportunities and they have added 23 goals out of those attempts, earning them a percentage of 25.56%. When playing at even strength, the Jets have allowed the opponent to score 74 goals while scoring 81 of their own. Winnipeg has attempted 946 shots and holds a shot percentage of 11.0%. The Jets have had 1,003 shots attempted against them and hold a save percentage of .910. Winnipeg Jets opponents have recorded 76 power play tries (30th in the league) and have scored 16 goals in those chances.
The man in net for this game is Connor Hellebuyck. In his professional hockey career, Hellebuyck has tallied 155 quality starts and his quality starts rate sits at .542. His save percentage currently is .917 for his 16,884 mins guarding the cage. Hellebuyck has had 8,924 shot attempts taken against him and he has 8,180 saves. The opposition has scored 744 goals against Hellebuyck in his NHL career and his goals against rate is 2.64. He has amassed an overall mark of 162-94-24 and he has gotten the start in 286 games. Hellebuyck has played in 295 games over the course of his NHL career.
In their loss to Winnipeg, Vancouver had 1 chance on the power play in this game but didn't put one in the back of the net. The Canucks earned 0 goals out of the 22 shots on goal they attempted. Their PDO at even strength was 86 and their percentage of oZS was 38.9%. Vancouver had a 47.8% Corsi rate. These Corsi stats speak to the kind of game that Vancouver played and we're sure they will look for better performances in the future. Their Fenwick percentage came in at 48.1% by way of having a Fenwick of 39 and the Jets having racked up a 42 Fenwick at even strength.
The Canucks have 75 goals at even strength and 21 goals (13th in professional hockey) while on the power play. Vancouver has tried 1,076 shots (2nd in hockey) and has a shooting percentage of 8.92%, while allowing the opposition 1,213 shots. So far this year, the Vancouver Canucks have earned a total of 96 goals, 35 points, and a points percentage of .486. They have earned 104 power play chances and they have accumulated a power play rate of 20.19%. They have accumulated a penalty kill rate of 79.67% on their opponents 123 power play opportunities, and their save percentage sits at 90.6%. They have granted a total of 114 goals to be scored by of a combination of 89 goals at even strength and 25 goals while they were shorthanded.
Across the rink you are likely to see Thatcher Demko defending the goal. He has accounted for 1,769 saves out of the 1,941 shots tried, which gives him a save percentage of .911. Demko has a career record of 30-24-4 and has been in net for 61 games. He got the starting nod in 58 games and has been on the ice for 3,560 mins. Demko's quality start rate comes out to 60.3% and he has 35 quality starts in his NHL career. His opposition is averaging 2.90 goals/game and he has allowed 172 goals in total.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Winnipeg (-130)
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