Colorado Avalanche vs Winnipeg Jets Prediction, 4/24/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Colorado Avalanche vs Winnipeg Jets
Date: Sunday, April 24, 2022
Location: Canada Life Centre in Winnipeg, MB
Odds/Point Spread: Avalanche (-213) Jets (+175)
The Winnipeg Jets (35-32-11) will play the Colorado Avalanche (55-17-6) at Canada Life Centre on Sunday. The moneyline on this contest has Colorado at -213 and Winnipeg is priced at +175. The total is set at 6.
The Colorado Avalanche will be looking to get a win in their next outing after their 6-3 defeat against the Oilers in their previous contest. Colorado accumulated 16 mins in the box in this contest. The Avalanche had a middle of the road offensive performance in this defeat. They also had 6 attempts on the power play but weren't able to score. For the outing, they scored on 3 out of the 37 shots they put on goal.
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The Avalanche have had 2,490 shots taken against them and have earned a save percentage of .913. While playing at even strength, the Avalanche have allowed the opponent to score 171 goals while notching 231 of their own. Colorado Avalanche opponents have 221 power play tries (15th in the league) and have scored 46 goals in those chances. For the current campaign, they have racked up 116 points and their points percentage comes in at .744. Colorado has tried 2,735 shots and holds a shot percentage of 10.9%. With respect to their scoring capabilities, the Colorado Avalanche have racked up 297 goals (3rd in the National Hockey League) for the season and have conceded 217. Colorado is sitting with 264 power play opportunities and they have tallied 66 goals out of those attempts, garnering them a rate of 25.00%.
The player in the crease for this game is Darcy Kuemper. Kuemper has participated in 296 contests throughout his hockey career. He has accumulated a win-loss mark of 142-94-35 and he has gotten the start in 279 games. The opposition has scored 687 goals against Kuemper in his pro hockey career and his goals against average per contest is 2.47. Kuemper has had 8,371 shots against him and has accrued 7,684 saves. His save percentage is at .918 during his 16,674 minutes guarding the cage. From the beginning of his pro career to now, Kuemper has tallied 158 quality starts and his quality starts percentage sits at .566.
In their last game, Winnipeg went up against the Hurricanes in a matchup where the Jets ended up taking the loss by a tally of 4-2. They had 2 power play chances in this matchup but weren't able to score a goal. The Jets netted 2 goals out of the 22 shots on goal they tried.
The Jets have scored 185 goals at even strength and 50 goals (13th in the league) while on the power play. Winnipeg has taken 2,504 shots (12th in the league) and has accumulated a shot percentage of 9.38%, while allowing their opponents 2,592 shots. For the year, the Winnipeg Jets have earned 235 goals, 81 points, as well as a points percentage of .519. They have earned 235 chances on the power play and they have a power play percentage of 21.28%. They have earned a penalty kill percentage of 74.44% on their opponents 223 power play opportunities, and their save percentage sits at 90.4%. They have allowed 248 goals to be scored by way of 191 goals at even strength and 57 goals while they were shorthanded.
Across the ice you are going to see Connor Hellebuyck in net. He is sitting with 10,596 saves out of the 11,576 shots attempted against him, giving him a rate of .915. Hellebuyck is the owner of a career record of 199-129-35 and has been in net for 379 games. He has started in 370 contests and has played for a total of 21,793 mins. Hellebuyck's quality start rate sits at 55.1% and he has 204 quality starts in his professional career. The opposition is averaging 2.70 goals per contest and he has surrendered 980 goals overall.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony's Pick: Take Winnipeg (+175)
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