Winnipeg Jets vs Arizona Coyotes Prediction, 1/4/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Winnipeg Jets vs Arizona Coyotes
Date: Tuesday, January 4, 2022
Location: Gila River Arena in Glendale, AZ
TV: Fox Sports Arizona
Odds/Point Spread: Jets (-194) Coyotes (+160)
Gila River Arena is the location where the Arizona Coyotes (6-21-3) will meet the Winnipeg Jets (15-11-5) on Tuesday. The moneyline on this game has Winnipeg at -194 while Arizona is sitting at +160. The over/under is 6.
The Winnipeg Jets were on the right side of the scoreboard with a 5-4 win over the Golden Knights in their last outing. The Jets had a great offensive game plan going into this one and it showed in the win. For the game, they finished 5 out of the 37 shots they put on net. Moreover, they had 3 opportunities with more players on the ice and were able to notch 1 goal. Winnipeg compiled 6 penalty minutes in this outing.
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The Jets have had 993 shots taken against them and are the owners of a save percentage of .911. When playing at even strength, the Jets have surrendered 63 goals while earning 74 themselves. Winnipeg Jets opponents have 86 power play opportunities (25th in pro hockey) and have notched 25 goals in those chances. For the year, they have tallied 35 points and their points percentage is sitting at .565. Winnipeg has tried 1,035 shots and holds a shot percentage of 9.1%. In the matter of their scoring, the Winnipeg Jets have accounted for 94 goals (18th in hockey) on the year and have given up 88. Winnipeg has 96 power play chances and they have added 20 goals out of those tries, garnering them a rate of 20.83%.
The player between the pipes for this game is Connor Hellebuyck. Over the course of his pro career, Hellebuyck has accumulated 184 quality starts and his quality starts rate is .556. His save percentage currently is .917 for his 19,477 mins guarding the cage. Hellebuyck has seen 10,277 shots against him and has recorded 9,421 total saves. Opponents have tallied 856 goals versus Hellebuyck in his career and his goals against average per game is 2.64. He has earned a win-loss record of 184-111-29 and he was named the starter in 331 games. Hellebuyck has participated in 340 contests throughout his NHL career.
When they took the ice last, Arizona played the Sharks in an outing where the Coyotes ended up losing by a mark of 8-7. The Coyotes scored 7 goals out of the 46 shots on goal they took. They had 3 opportunities on the power play in this contest and scored 2 goals out of those tries.
So far this year, the Arizona Coyotes are sitting with 63 goals, 15 points, in addition to a points percentage of .250. They have granted a total of 114 goals to be scored by way of 85 goals at even strength and 29 goals while they had less men on the ice. The Coyotes have accumulated 52 goals at even strength and 11 goals (32nd in pro hockey) while having a power play advantage. They have earned 75 opportunities on the power play and they have accumulated a power play percentage of 14.67%. Arizona has taken 792 shots (32nd in hockey) and has a shooting percentage of 7.95%, while allowing the opposition 986 shots. They have a penalty kill percentage of 71.00% on their oppositions 100 power play chances, and their save percentage sits at 88.4%.
Across the ice you are going to see Scott Wedgewood in the crease. Opponents are averaging 3.15 goals/game and he has relinquished 168 goals in total. Wedgewood's rate of quality starts is 38.0% and he has 19 quality starting assignments in his pro career. He got the starting nod in 50 games and has played 3,199 minutes. Wedgewood has amassed a career record of 14-27-11 and has played in 57 contests. He has accrued 1,503 stops out of the 1,671 shots taken, which gives him a percentage of .899.
Who will win tonight's hockey game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Winnipeg (-194)
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