Winnipeg Jets vs New York Rangers Prediction, 4/19/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Winnipeg Jets vs New York Rangers
Date: Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Location: Madison Square Garden in New York, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Jets (+138) Rangers (-163)
The New York Rangers (49-21-6) will play the Winnipeg Jets (35-30-11) at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday. The moneyline on this contest has Winnipeg at +138 while New York opens at -163. The over/under has been set at 6.
The Winnipeg Jets will look for better times on the ice after their 7-4 defeat to the Lightning their last time out. Winnipeg accumulated 16 mins in the box for this matchup. Furthermore, they had 1 chance with the advantage and scored 1 goal. The Jets had a impressive offensive performance in the loss. In the game, they tallied a score on 4 out of the 18 shots they attempted.
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With regard to scoring goals, the Winnipeg Jets have accumulated 233 goals (15th in the NHL) this season and have given up 241. For the season, they have recorded 81 points and their points percentage sits at .533. Winnipeg has compiled 232 power play opportunities and they have notched 50 goals during those advantages, giving them a rate of 21.55%. At even strength, the Jets have allowed the opponent to score 186 goals while notching 183 on the offensive side of the ice. Winnipeg has tried 2,451 shots and holds a shot percentage of 9.5%. The Jets have had 2,512 shots taken against them and have earned a save percentage of .904. Winnipeg Jets opponents have 216 power play tries (15th in professional hockey) and have a total of 55 goals in those attempts.
Patrolling the crease for the game will be Connor Hellebuyck. Hellebuyck has been in goal for 379 contests during his professional hockey career. He has a win-loss record of 199-129-35 and was named the starter in 370 games. The opposition has racked up 980 goals against Hellebuyck in his pro hockey career and his goals against average is 2.70. Hellebuyck has had 11,576 shots against him and has recorded 10,596 total saves. His save percentage is .915 for his 21,793 mins in the crease. During his career on the ice, Hellebuyck has recorded 204 quality starts and his rate for quality starts is .551.
The last time they were on the ice, New York played the Red Wings in a game where the Rangers earned a victory by a score of 4-0. The Rangers converted 4 goals of the 37 shots on goal they tried. They had 4 power play attempts in this game and scored 1 goal out of those opportunities.
New York has tried 2,210 shots (27th in the league) and has a shooting percentage of 10.45%, while allowing the other team 2,338 shots. They have a penalty kill percentage of 82.08% on the other teams 212 power play tries, and their save percentage comes in at 92.0%. They have recorded 204 power play chances and they have a power play percentage of 25.49%. The Rangers have earned 179 goals at even strength and 52 goals (8th in the NHL) while having a power play advantage. They have granted a total of 188 goals to be scored by way of 150 goals at even strength and 38 goals while they were shorthanded. On the season, the New York Rangers have tallied 231 goals, 104 points, and a points percentage of .684.
For the opposition you will find Igor Shesterkin protecting the net. Shesterkin has accrued a lifetime record of 61-27-7 and has participated in 97 contests. Shesterkin's percentage of quality starts comes out to 70.7% and he has 65 quality starting assignments in his career. He has recorded 2,720 stops out of the 2,931 shots tried, giving him a save percentage of .928. The opposition is averaging 2.31 goals/game and he has allowed 211 goals altogether. He has made the start in 92 games and has played for a total of 5,488 mins.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony's Pick: Take Winnipeg (+138)
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