Winnipeg Jets vs Colorado Avalanche Prediction, 2/25/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Winnipeg Jets vs Colorado Avalanche
Date: Friday, February 25, 2022
Location: Ball Arena in Denver, CO
TV: Altitude Sports
Odds/Point Spread: Jets (+188) Avalanche (-225)
The Winnipeg Jets (22-20-9) are traveling to Ball Arena on Friday where they will go up against the Colorado Avalanche (37-10-4). The moneyline on this game has Winnipeg at +188 while Colorado is sitting at -225. The over/under is set at 6.
The Winnipeg Jets were on the losing side of the ice with a 3-2 defeat to the Stars their last time on the ice. Winnipeg compiled 6 penalty minutes in this contest. The Jets had a below average offensive performance in the defeat. Additionally, they had 3 power play attempts and netted 1 goal. For the game, they netted 2 of the 22 shots they attempted.
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Concerning their goal scoring prowess, the Winnipeg Jets have accounted for 146 goals (18th in hockey) over the course of the season and have given up 149. For the season, they have recorded 53 points and their points percentage is .520. Winnipeg skates onto the rink with 162 power play opportunities and they have scored 34 goals during those chances, garnering them a rate of 20.99%. When at even strength, the Jets let the opposition score 113 goals while scoring 112 when they are on offense. Winnipeg has taken 1,668 shots and holds a shot percentage of 8.8%. The Jets have had 1,640 shots attempted against them and hold a save percentage of .909. Winnipeg Jets opponents have earned 150 power play tries (13th in the NHL) and have scored 36 goals in those chances.
The man in goal for this game is Connor Hellebuyck. Opponents have tallied 908 goals against Hellebuyck in his professional career and his goals against average is 2.65. Hellebuyck has played in 358 contests over the course of his professional hockey career. His save percentage currently is .916 in his 20,556 mins on the ice. He has amassed an overall record of 189-120-33 and he has gotten the start in 349 games. For his career, Hellebuyck has accrued 195 quality starts and his quality starts rate is .559. Hellebuyck has seen 10,867 shots against him and has recorded 9,959 total saves.
In their last contest, Colorado went up against the Red Wings in a game where the Avalanche got the win by a score of 5-2. They had 3 power play chances in this contest but weren't able to notch a goal. The Avalanche notched 5 goals out of the 31 shots on goal they attempted.
Over the course of the season, the Colorado Avalanche have 201 goals, 78 points, in addition to a points percentage of .765. They have allowed 144 goals to be scored by of a combination of 109 goals at even strength and 35 goals while they were shorthanded. The Avalanche are sitting with 158 goals at even strength and 43 goals (1st in pro hockey) while on the power play. They have a total of 184 opportunities on the power play and they have accumulated a power play percentage of 23.37%. Colorado has attempted 1,785 shots (4th in hockey) and has accumulated a shot percentage of 11.26%, while allowing the other team 1,578 shots. They have a penalty kill rate of 76.97% on the other teams 152 power play opportunities, and their save percentage currently sits at 90.9%.
Across the ice you are going to see Darcy Kuemper in goal. Kuemper has a lifetime record of 131-89-34 and has participated in 278 games. Kuemper's rate of quality starts sits at 56.7% and he has made 148 quality starts in his pro hockey career. He has racked up 7,120 saves out of 7,764 shots taken, giving him a rate of .917. Opponents are averaging 2.47 goals per contest and he has given up 644 goals overall. He has started in 261 contests and has played for a total of 15,638 mins.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Colorado (-225) and under 6 goals
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