Winnipeg Jets vs Nashville Predators Prediction, 2/12/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Winnipeg Jets vs Nashville Predators
Date: Saturday, February 12, 2022
Location: Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN
TV: Bally Sports South
Odds/Point Spread: Jets (+135) Predators (-165)
The Nashville Predators (28-15-4) will try to beat the Winnipeg Jets (19-17-7) at Bridgestone Arena on Saturday. The moneyline on this game has the Jets at +135 while the Predators are priced at -165. The total has been set at 6.
The Winnipeg Jets will head into their next game feeling good after earning a 2-0 win over the Wild the last time they stepped on the ice. Winnipeg accounted for 23 penalty minutes in this outing. The Jets could have played much better offensively in the victory. Moreover, they had 4 power play tries and scored 1 goal. For the game, they netted 2 of the 29 shots they tried.
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The Jets have had 1,376 shots taken against them and have a save percentage of .910. When at even strength, the Jets have conceded 92 goals while earning 93 of their own. Winnipeg Jets opponents have amassed 124 power play tries (27th in pro hockey) and have come away with 32 goals in those chances. For the season, they have earned 45 points and their points percentage is sitting at .523. Winnipeg has attempted 1,430 shots and is the owner of a shooting percentage of 8.5%. When talking about scoring goals, the Winnipeg Jets have racked up 121 goals (24th in the NHL) on the campaign and have conceded 124. Winnipeg has compiled 135 power play chances and they have notched 28 goals out of those advantages, garnering them a percentage of 20.74%.
The man protecting the goal in this game is Eric Comrie. Throughout his time in hockey, Comrie has earned 7 quality starts and his rate for quality starts is .467. His save percentage currently sits at .895 during his 947 mins guarding the cage. Comrie has seen 486 shot attempts taken against him and has accrued 435 saves. The opposition has notched 51 goals against Comrie in his professional hockey career and his goals against average is 3.23. He has a win-loss record of 7-7-1 and he started in 15 games. Comrie has participated in 17 games over the course of his NHL career.
When they were on the ice last, Nashville went up against the Stars in a matchup where the Predators ended up taking the loss by a mark of 4-3. The Predators earned 3 goals of the 23 shots on goal they were seeking. They had 4 power play chances in this outing but weren't able to score a goal.
The Predators have scored 111 goals at even strength and 35 goals (5th in hockey) while on the power play. Nashville has taken 1,367 shots (22nd in professional hockey) and has accumulated a shooting percentage of 10.68%, while allowing their opponents 1,480 shots. For the year, the Nashville Predators have earned a total of 146 goals, 60 points, and a points percentage of .638. They have earned 143 power play opportunities and they have earned a power play rate of 24.48%. They have a penalty kill percentage of 81.60% on their opponents 163 tries on the power play, and their save percentage sits at 91.4%. They have permitted 127 goals to be scored by way of 97 goals at even strength and 30 goals while they had less men on the ice.
On the other side of the ice you will find Juuse Saros protecting the net. He has recorded 5,316 saves out of 5,769 shots attempted against him, giving him a percentage of .921. Saros has accrued a lifetime record of 100-59-20 and has played in 194 games. He has started in 178 games and has been on the ice for 10,989 mins. Saros' quality start percentage sits at 62.9% and he has 112 quality starts in his NHL career. Opponents are averaging 2.47 goals per game and he has conceded 453 goals altogether.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Josh's Pick: Take Winnipeg (+135)
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