Ottawa Senators vs Winnipeg Jets Prediction, 12/20/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Ottawa Senators vs Winnipeg Jets
Date: Tuesday, December 20, 2022
Location: Canada Life Centre in Winnipeg, MB
Odds/Point Spread: Senators (+142) Jets (-172)
The Winnipeg Jets (20-10-1) are hosting the Ottawa Senators (14-15-2) at Canada Life Centre on Tuesday. The odds on this game have the Senators at +142 and the Jets are coming in at -172. The betting total is set at 7.
The Ottawa Senators will need a bounce back game after taking a 4-2 loss against the Wild in their previous game. Ottawa amassed 6 penalty mins in this matchup. In addition, they had 3 power play chances but weren't able to net one. The Senators had an offensive game that was below their expectations in the loss. For the game, they finished 2 of the 28 shots they attempted.
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With respect to their scoring capabilities, the Ottawa Senators have accumulated 97 goals (20th in the National Hockey League) for the season and have allowed 98. For the season, they have recorded 30 points and their points percentage is sitting at .484. Ottawa has 121 power play opportunities and they have scored 34 goals during those advantages, giving them a rate of 28.10%. When playing at even strength, the Senators have surrendered 75 goals while scoring 63 of their own. Ottawa has tried 1,036 shots and holds a shooting percentage of 9.4%. The Senators have had 1,006 shots attempted against them and have a save percentage of .903. Ottawa Senators opponents have earned 116 power play opportunities (7th in professional hockey) and have a total of 23 goals in those chances.
The man in goal for this game is Cam Talbot. Opponents have notched 1,033 goals versus Talbot in his pro hockey career and his goals against average is 2.62. Talbot has been involved in 413 games over the course of his hockey career. His save percentage sits at .915 for his 23,614 mins guarding the cage. He has earned an overall record of 209-149-34 and was named the starter in 396 games. Throughout his time in hockey, Talbot has earned 215 quality starts and his rate for quality starts is .543. Talbot has seen 12,125 shot attempts against him and has accrued 11,092 total saves.
In their last outing, Winnipeg went up against the Kraken in a game where the Jets went home in defeat by a final of 3-2. They had 3 power play attempts in this contest and notched 2 out of those opportunities. The Jets had 2 goals of the 17 shots on goal they took.
So far this season, the Winnipeg Jets have 103 goals, 41 points, in addition to a points percentage of .661. They have allowed 80 goals to be scored by way of 65 goals at even strength and 15 goals while they were shorthanded. The Jets have accumulated 79 goals at even strength and 24 goals (13th in pro hockey) while on the power play. They have earned 99 power play opportunities and they have a power play percentage of 24.24%. Winnipeg has attempted 948 shots (20th in the league) and has a shooting percentage of 10.86%, while allowing their opponents 969 shots. They have a penalty kill percentage of 82.14% on their oppositions 84 power play tries, and their save percentage currently comes in at 91.7%.
On the other side of the ice you will find Connor Hellebuyck in net. He has recorded 11,383 saves out of 12,421 shots attempted against him, giving him a rate of .916. Hellebuyck has compiled a career record of 217-136-36 and has participated in 405 contests. He was named a starter in 396 games and has played 23,356 minutes. Hellebuyck's rate of quality starts comes out to 56.6% and he has qualified for 224 quality starting assignments in his professional career. Teams are averaging 2.67 goals per contest and he has relinquished 1,038 goals altogether.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony's Pick: Take Ottawa (+142)
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