Calgary Flames vs Winnipeg Jets Prediction, 4/29/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Calgary Flames vs Winnipeg Jets
Date: Friday, April 29, 2022
Location: Canada Life Centre in Winnipeg, MB
Odds/Point Spread: Flames (-188) Jets (+155)
The Calgary Flames (50-20-10) are on their way to Canada Life Centre on Friday where they will attempt to defeat the Winnipeg Jets (37-32-11). The line on this contest has the Flames at -188 and the Jets are coming in at +155. The over/under comes in at 6.
The Calgary Flames went home feeling good about their game by earning a 5-4 win against the Predators in their last game. Calgary earned 26 penalty minutes in this matchup. Furthermore, they had 5 opportunities with more players on the ice and were able to score 1 goal. The Flames had a good offensive performance and it was apparent in the victory. In the matchup, they earned a goal on 5 out of the 38 shots they looked to score on.
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Calgary Flames opponents have earned 244 power play tries (10th in pro hockey) and have notched 40 goals in those attempts. The Flames have had 2,306 shots attempted against them and have a save percentage of .913. Calgary has attempted 2,842 shots and is the owner of a shot percentage of 10.1%. While playing at even strength, the Flames let the opposition score 160 goals while getting 234 of their own. Calgary has accounted for 230 power play opportunities and they have notched 54 goals out of those attempts, garnering them a percentage of 23.48%. For the year, they have accumulated 110 points and their points percentage comes in at .688. When talking about their scoring, the Calgary Flames have racked up 288 goals (6th in the NHL) for the season and have surrendered 200.
The man protecting the goal in this game is Daniel Vladar. Opponents have racked up 72 goals against Vladar in his pro career and his goals against average per contest is 2.91. Vladar has taken the ice for 27 games over the course of his pro hockey career. His save percentage currently sits at .899 for his 1,484 mins between the pipes. He has a record of 15-7-3 and he has gotten the start in 23 games. Over the course of his pro career, Vladar has 12 quality starts and his rate for quality starts is .522. Vladar has had 715 shots taken against him and has accrued 643 total saves.
Their last time out, Winnipeg squared up with the Flyers in an outing where the Jets notched a victory by a mark of 4-0. They had 5 power play attempts in this one and scored 2 goals out of those chances. The Jets recorded 4 goals of the 27 shots on goal they tried.
The Jets have earned 191 goals at even strength and 52 goals (12th in the NHL) while on the power play. Winnipeg has taken 2,575 shots (12th in hockey) and has earned a shot percentage of 9.44%, while allowing their opponents 2,658 shots. So far this year, the Winnipeg Jets have tallied 243 goals, 85 points, and a points percentage of .531. They have recorded 242 opportunities on the power play and they have a power play percentage of 21.49%. They have a penalty kill rate of 75.11% on their opponents 229 tries on the power play, and their save percentage currently sits at 90.6%. They have permitted 249 goals to be scored by of a combination of 192 goals at even strength and 57 goals while they had less men on the ice.
Across the rink you are likely to see Connor Hellebuyck in net. Hellebuyck holds a lifetime mark of 200-129-35 and has participated in 380 games. Hellebuyck's quality start rate comes in at 55.3% and he has made 205 quality starting assignments in his professional career. He has a tally of 10,626 saves out of the 11,607 shots taken against him, which gives him a save % of .915. Teams are averaging 2.69 goals per game and he has given up 981 goals in total. He has started in 371 games and has played for a total of 21,853 mins.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony's Pick: Take Winnipeg (+155)
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