Winnipeg Jets vs Arizona Coyotes Prediction, 2/27/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Winnipeg Jets vs Arizona Coyotes
Date: Sunday, February 27, 2022
Location: Gila River Arena in Glendale, AZ
TV: Fox Sports Arizona
Gila River Arena is the location where the Arizona Coyotes (13-34-4) will play the Winnipeg Jets (22-20-9) on Sunday.
The Winnipeg Jets will look for better times on the ice after their 3-2 defeat against the Stars their last time out. Winnipeg recorded 6 penalty minutes for this game. The Jets could have played much better offensively in the defeat. They also had 3 attempts on the power play and netted 1 goal. In the game, they scored on 2 of the 22 shots they put on goal.
The Jets have had 1,640 shots taken against them and hold a save percentage of .909. At even strength, the Jets have surrendered 113 goals while getting 112 on the offensive side of the ice. Winnipeg Jets opponents have tallied 150 power play tries (13th in pro hockey) and have scored 36 goals in those chances. For the season, they have 53 points and their points percentage is .520. Winnipeg has taken 1,668 shots and holds a shot percentage of 8.8%. In the matter of scoring goals, the Winnipeg Jets have notched 146 goals (20th in the league) over the course of the season and have given up 149. Winnipeg comes into tonight with 162 power play opportunities and they have added 34 goals out of those attempts, garnering them a percentage of 20.99%.
The player guarding the cage in this matchup is Connor Hellebuyck. The opposition has notched 908 goals against Hellebuyck in his professional hockey career and his goals against average per game is 2.65. Hellebuyck has been involved in 358 contests over the course of his NHL career. His save percentage currently is at .916 for his 20,556 mins between the pipes. He has a win-loss mark of 189-120-33 and he has started in 349 games. Throughout his time in hockey, Hellebuyck has 195 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is .559. Hellebuyck has had 10,867 shots against him and has recorded 9,959 total saves.
In their last game, Arizona opposed the Kings in a matchup where the Coyotes took the defeat by a score of 3-2. The Coyotes recorded 2 goals of the 19 shots on goal they tried. They had 2 chances on the power play in this game but were not able to net one.
Arizona has taken 1,313 shots (32nd in the NHL) and has earned a shooting percentage of 8.76%, while allowing their opponents 1,751 shots. They have a penalty kill rate of 73.21% on the other teams 168 power play tries, and their save percentage is 89.4%. They have a tally of 134 power play chances and they have a power play percentage of 11.94%. The Coyotes are sitting with 99 goals at even strength and 16 goals (32nd in pro hockey) while having more men on the ice. They have allowed 185 goals to be scored by way of 140 goals at even strength and 45 goals while they were shorthanded. On the season, the Arizona Coyotes have accumulated 115 goals, 30 points, in addition to a points percentage of .294.
Across the ice you will find Karel Vejmelka between the pipes. Vejmelka holds a lifetime mark of 7-21-1 and has played in 31 contests. Vejmelka's quality start percentage sits at 44.8% and he has qualified for 13 quality starts in his pro hockey career. He has compiled 892 saves out of the 991 shots taken, which gives him a save percentage of .900. His opposition is averaging 3.51 goals per game and he has surrendered 99 goals altogether. He got the starting nod in 29 games and has accumulated 1,693 minutes.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh's Pick: Take Arizona
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