Winnipeg Jets vs St. Louis Blues Prediction, 3/13/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Winnipeg Jets vs St. Louis Blues
Date: Sunday, March 13, 2022
Location: Enterprise Center in St. Louis, MO
TV: Bally Sports Midwest
The St. Louis Blues (33-17-7) host the Winnipeg Jets (26-23-10) at Enterprise Center on Sunday.
The Winnipeg Jets will be looking to get a win in their next outing after their 5-2 defeat to the Islanders their last time on the ice. Winnipeg amassed 2 penalty mins in this outing. The Jets left a lot to be desired in terms of their offense in the defeat. Moreover, they had 1 chance with extra men on the ice but weren't able to make the most of that try. For the outing, they converted 2 out of the 29 shots they put on goal.
With respect to scoring goals, the Winnipeg Jets have notched 177 goals (15th in the league) on the campaign and have allowed 180. For the current campaign, they have racked up 62 points and their points percentage is sitting at .525. Winnipeg has tallied 188 power play opportunities and they have scored 41 goals out of those attempts, garnering them a rate of 21.81%. At even strength, the Jets have conceded 140 goals while scoring 136 of their own. Winnipeg has taken 1,945 shots and holds a shot percentage of 9.1%. The Jets have had 1,898 shots attempted against them and have a save percentage of .905. Winnipeg Jets opponents have totaled 175 power play opportunities (10th in the league) and have a total of 40 goals in those chances.
The player guarding the cage in this matchup is Eric Comrie. Opponents have been able to score 58 goals against Comrie in his pro hockey career and his average for goals against per game is 3.09. Comrie has been involved in 20 contests during his hockey career. His save percentage is .899 during his 1,127 minutes played. He has accumulated an overall mark of 10-7-1 and he has started in 18 games. During his career on the ice, Comrie has accrued 8 quality starts and his quality starts percentage sits at .444. Comrie has seen 572 shots against him and he has 514 saves.
In their last game, St. Louis went up against the Rangers in a matchup where the Blues notched a win by a mark of 6-2. The Blues tallied 6 goals of the 35 shots on goal they pursued. They had 3 power play attempts in this matchup but weren't able to score a goal.
This season, the St. Louis Blues have accounted for 199 goals, 73 points, and a points percentage of .640. They have granted a total of 155 goals to be scored by way of 126 goals at even strength and 29 goals while they were shorthanded. The Blues are sitting with 158 goals at even strength and 41 goals (10th in pro hockey) while on the power play. They have a total of 162 power play opportunities and they have a power play percentage of 25.31%. St. Louis has put up 1,749 shots (17th in the NHL) and has a shot percentage of 11.38%, while allowing their opponents 1,785 shots. They have earned a penalty kill percentage of 82.74% on the other teams 168 power play opportunities, and their save percentage comes in at 91.3%.
Across the rink you are going to see Jordan Binnington defending the goal. Binnington has compiled a lifetime mark of 85-44-19 and has been in net for 153 contests. Binnington's quality start rate sits at 53.7% and he has 80 quality starts in his pro hockey career. He has compiled 3,943 saves out of 4,322 shots tried, giving him a save % of .912. The opposition is averaging 2.54 goals per game and he has surrendered 379 goals overall. He has been a starter 149 games and has played 8,939 minutes.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh's Pick: Take St. Louis
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