Winnipeg Jets vs Chicago Blackhawks Prediction, 11/27/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Winnipeg Jets vs Chicago Blackhawks
Date: Sunday, November 27, 2022
Location: United Center in Chicago, IL
TV: NBC Sports Chicago
Odds/Point Spread: Jets (-194) Blackhawks (+160)
United Center is the location where the Chicago Blackhawks (6-10-4) will go up against the Winnipeg Jets (12-6-1) on Sunday. The odds on this game have the Jets at -194 and the Blackhawks are at +160. The betting total is set at 6.
The Winnipeg Jets went home feeling good about their game by earning a 5-4 win over the Stars their last time on the ice. Winnipeg garnered 20 mins in the box for this matchup. The Jets had a great offensive game plan going into this one and it showed in this victory. They also had 2 opportunities with more players on the ice but didn't get a goal. For the outing, they converted 5 out of the 28 shots they put on goal.
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When at even strength, the Jets let the opposition score 42 goals while earning 45 themselves. Winnipeg Jets opponents have earned 51 power play tries (31st in the league) and have a total of 9 goals in those chances. With regard to their goal scoring prowess, the Winnipeg Jets have earned 56 goals (26th in the league) this season and have conceded 51. Winnipeg has tried 570 shots and is the owner of a shooting percentage of 9.8%. For the current campaign, they have scored 25 points and their points percentage sits at .658. The Jets have seen 601 shots taken against them and hold a save percentage of .915. Winnipeg has accumulated 61 power play chances and they have tallied 11 goals out of those chances, garnering them a rate of 18.03%.
The player guarding the cage in this matchup is Connor Hellebuyck. Hellebuyck has been in net for 396 games over the course of his pro hockey career. He has accumulated a win-loss mark of 210-134-36 and he was named the starter in 387 games. Opponents have tallied 1,019 goals versus Hellebuyck in his pro career and his average for goals against per game is 2.68. Hellebuyck has had 12,138 shots against him and has garnered 11,119 saves. He has a save percentage of .916 in his 22,816 mins on the ice. For his professional hockey career, Hellebuyck has 217 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is .561.
The last time they were on the ice, Chicago played the Canadiens in an outing where the Blackhawks got the tie by a mark of 2-2. They had 4 opportunities on the power play in this game and notched 1 out of those attempts. The Blackhawks netted 2 goals out of the 32 shots on goal they were seeking.
For the year, the Chicago Blackhawks have tallied 50 goals, 16 points, as well as a points percentage of .400. They have permitted 69 goals to be scored by way of 51 goals at even strength and 18 goals while they were shorthanded. The Blackhawks are sitting with 37 goals at even strength and 13 goals (23rd in pro hockey) while having a power play advantage. They have a total of 62 power play chances and they have earned a power play rate of 20.97%. Chicago has attempted 527 shots (31st in hockey) and has earned a shot percentage of 9.49%, while allowing the other team 685 shots. They have recorded a penalty kill percentage of 73.91% on their oppositions 69 power play chances, and their save percentage comes in at 89.9%.
On the other side of the ice you will find Petr Mrazek defending the goal. He has accounted for 7,475 saves out of the 8,227 shots taken against him, which gives him a save percentage of .909. Mrazek is sitting with a career record of 141-106-32 and has been in goal for 302 games. He has started in 275 contests and has played for a total of 16,894 mins. Mrazek's rate of quality starts sits at 50.5% and he has qualified for 139 quality starting assignments in his pro career. Teams are averaging 2.67 goals per game and he has surrendered 752 goals overall.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh's Pick: Take Winnipeg (-194)
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