Winnipeg Jets vs Montreal Canadiens Prediction, 4/11/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Winnipeg Jets vs Montreal Canadiens
Date: Monday, April 11, 2022
Location: Bell Centre in Montreal, QC
Bell Centre is the location where the Montreal Canadiens (20-40-11) will try to beat the Winnipeg Jets (33-28-10) on Monday.
The Winnipeg Jets will need a bounce back game after taking a 3-1 defeat against the Red Wings in their last game. Winnipeg accrued 6 penalty mins for this matchup. The Jets had an offensive game that was below their expectations in this defeat. In addition, they had 3 power play chances but didn't convert them into a score. In the matchup, they converted 1 of the 33 shots they tried.
In terms of their scoring capabilities, the Winnipeg Jets have tallied 216 goals (17th in the league) this year and have conceded 218. For the year, they have 76 points and their points % is .535. Winnipeg has 219 power play opportunities and they have added 46 goals out of those tries, earning them a rate of 21.00%. When at even strength, the Jets have allowed 167 goals while notching 170 themselves. Winnipeg has tried 2,299 shots and holds a shooting percentage of 9.4%. The Jets have had 2,336 shots taken against them and are the owners of a save percentage of .907. Winnipeg Jets opponents have tallied 205 power play opportunities (14th in the league) and have a total of 51 goals in those chances.
The player guarding the cage in this matchup is Connor Hellebuyck. Opponents have tallied 959 goals against Hellebuyck in his NHL career and his goals against average is 2.67. Hellebuyck has been involved in 374 contests during his pro hockey career. His save percentage currently is .916 during his 21,520 minutes between the pipes. He has an overall record of 197-127-34 and he was named the starter in 365 games. During his career on the ice, Hellebuyck has compiled 202 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is .553. Hellebuyck has seen 11,422 shots against him and has accrued 10,463 total saves.
Their last time out, Montreal went up against the Devils in a game where the Canadiens took home the win by a score of 7-4. They had 1 attempt on the power play in this game but weren't able to score a goal. The Canadiens recorded 7 goals of the 26 shots on goal they pursued.
Montreal has put up 2,100 shots (25th in hockey) and has accumulated a shot percentage of 8.81%, while allowing their opponents 2,458 shots. They have recorded a penalty kill percentage of 74.17% on their opponents 240 power play tries, and their save percentage is 89.0%. They have recorded 219 power play chances and they have a power play percentage of 13.70%. The Canadiens have earned 155 goals at even strength and 30 goals (29th in hockey) while having a power play advantage. They have granted a total of 270 goals to be scored by way of 208 goals at even strength and 62 goals while they had less men on the ice. This season, the Montreal Canadiens have earned 185 goals, 51 points, in addition to a points percentage of .359.
Across the rink you will find Jake Allen protecting the goal. His opponents are averaging 2.60 goals per game and he has relinquished 854 goals altogether. Allen's quality start rate sits at 53.3% and he has earned 177 quality starting assignments in his professional career. He has made the start in 332 games and has racked up 19,743 minutes. Allen has compiled a lifetime mark of 168-126-35 and has played in 352 contests. He has compiled 8,752 saves out of the 9,606 shots taken, which gives him a save percentage of .911.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh's Pick: Take Montreal
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