New York Rangers vs Winnipeg Jets Prediction, 10/14/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: New York Rangers vs Winnipeg Jets
Date: Friday, October 14, 2022
Location: Canada Life Centre in Winnipeg, MB
Odds/Point Spread: Rangers (-105) Jets (-114)
Canada Life Centre is where the Winnipeg Jets will take on the New York Rangers on Friday. The odds on this game have New York at -105 and Winnipeg is coming in at -114. The betting total comes in at 6.
The New York Rangers were on the wrong end of the scoreboard with a 2-1 loss to the Lightning in the last game they played last year. New York compiled 4 minutes in the box in this matchup. In addition, they had 2 power play chances and scored 1 goal. The Rangers didn't have a great showing offensively in the loss. In the game, they netted 1 out of the 21 shots they put on net.
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New York Rangers opponents had 226 power play tries (19th in hockey) and had a total of 40 goals in those attempts. The Rangers had 2,528 shots tried against them and held a save percentage of .919. New York tried 2,392 shots and were the owners of a shooting percentage of 10.5%. While at even strength, the Rangers allowed the opponent to score 164 goals while scoring 195. New York had 218 power play opportunities and tallied 55 goals out of those attempts, earning them a rate of 25.23%. For the prior season, they recorded 110 points and their points percentage was at .671. Concerning their scoring capabilities, the New York Rangers accumulated 250 goals (16th in pro hockey) over the course of the prior season and gave up 204.
The player protecting the goal in this game is Igor Shesterkin. Over the course of his pro career, Shesterkin has earned 67 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .705. He has a save percentage of .928 in his 5,662 minutes played. Shesterkin has seen 3,033 shots against him and has accrued 2,815 total saves. The opposition has racked up 218 goals against Shesterkin in his career and his goals against rate is 2.31. He has amassed an overall record of 62-29-7 and he has started in 95 games. Shesterkin has been in net for 100 contests during his pro hockey career.
In their last game of last year, Winnipeg faced off against the Kraken in an outing where the Jets earned a win by a score of 4-3. They had 1 opportunity on the power play in this contest but weren't able to finish one of them with a goal. The Jets recorded 4 goals of the 27 shots on goal they were seeking.
The Jets had 198 goals at even strength and 52 goals (13th in hockey) while on the power play. Winnipeg put up 2,645 shots (12th in professional hockey) and had a shooting percentage of 9.45%, while allowing the other team 2,721 shots. Last season, the Winnipeg Jets earned a total of 250 goals, 89 points, in addition to a points percentage of .543. They permitted 253 goals to be scored by way of 195 goals at even strength and 58 goals while they had less men on the ice. They had a tally of 247 power play opportunities and they have a power play rate of 21.05%. They earned a penalty kill percentage of 75.00% on their opposition's 232 power play opportunities, and their save percentage came in at 90.7%.
For the opposition you are likely to see Connor Hellebuyck between the pipes. He has recorded 10,658 stops out of the 11,640 shots attempted against him, which gives him a percentage of .916. Hellebuyck has compiled a career mark of 201-129-35 and has played in 381 games. He has started in 372 contests and his ice time sits at 21,913 mins. Hellebuyck's rate of quality starts sits at 55.4% and he has 206 quality starts in his career. Teams are averaging 2.69 goals/game and he has surrendered 982 goals in total.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Winnipeg (-114) and under 6 goals
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