Vegas Golden Knights vs Winnipeg Jets Prediction, 3/22/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Vegas Golden Knights vs Winnipeg Jets
Date: Tuesday, March 22, 2022
Location: Canada Life Centre in Winnipeg, MB
Odds/Point Spread: Golden Knights (+110) Jets (-133)
The Winnipeg Jets (29-24-10) will compete against the Vegas Golden Knights (34-26-4) at Canada Life Centre on Tuesday. The moneyline on this matchup has Vegas at +110 and Winnipeg is priced at -133. The total has been set at 6.
The Vegas Golden Knights were on the right side of the scoreboard with a 5-1 victory against the Kings in their last game. Vegas earned 4 penalty mins in this outing. Furthermore, they had 2 chances on the power play and were able to net 1 goal. The Golden Knights had a good offensive output in this victory. For the game, they were able to notch a goal on 5 out of the 24 shots they put on net.
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Vegas Golden Knights opponents have tallied 174 power play opportunities (25th in professional hockey) and have tallied 37 goals in those chances. The Golden Knights have had 1,915 shots tried against them and have earned a save percentage of .899. Vegas has attempted 2,168 shots and has a shooting percentage of 9.3%. When at even strength, the Golden Knights have allowed 156 goals while scoring 170 themselves. Vegas has compiled 166 power play chances and they have tallied 31 goals out of those attempts, giving them a percentage of 18.67%. For the season, they have tallied 72 points and their points % is .563. In regard to their scoring capabilities, the Vegas Golden Knights have notched 201 goals (14th in the league) on the campaign and have allowed 193.
The man protecting the net in this game is Logan Thompson. Opponents have notched 16 goals versus Thompson in his pro hockey career and his goals against average per contest is 2.91. Thompson has played in 7 games over the course of his hockey career. His save percentage is at .914 in his 330 minutes between the pipes. He has accumulated a record of 3-2-0 and he started in 5 games. Over the course of his pro career, Thompson has 3 quality starts and his quality starts rate sits at .600. Thompson has had 186 shots against him and he has 170 total saves.
When they took the ice last, Winnipeg played the Blackhawks in a game where the Jets ended up with the win by a mark of 6-4. They had 2 opportunities on the power play in this contest and recorded 1 goal out of those tries. The Jets earned 6 goals of the 32 shots on goal they were seeking.
Winnipeg has taken 2,066 shots (12th in hockey) and has a shooting percentage of 9.49%, while allowing their opponents 2,048 shots. They have earned a penalty kill percentage of 76.09% on the other teams 184 power play chances, and their save percentage is 90.5%. They have a total of 200 chances on the power play and they have a power play rate of 21.50%. The Jets are sitting with 153 goals at even strength and 43 goals (11th in hockey) while on the power play. They have granted a total of 194 goals to be scored by way of 150 goals at even strength and 44 goals while they had less men on the ice. On the campaign, the Winnipeg Jets are sitting with 196 goals, 68 points, as well as a points percentage of .540.
Across the rink you are likely to see Connor Hellebuyck protecting the net. The opposition is averaging 2.69 goals per game and he has surrendered 947 goals altogether. Hellebuyck's quality start rate sits at 54.9% and he has made 197 quality starts in his pro career. He got the starting nod in 359 games and has played 21,158 mins. Hellebuyck has earned a lifetime mark of 194-124-34 and has participated in 368 games. He has gathered 10,263 stops out of the 11,210 shots attempted against him, giving him a percentage of .916.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony's Pick: Take Vegas (+110)
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