Colorado Avalanche vs Winnipeg Jets Prediction, 2/24/2023 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Colorado Avalanche vs Winnipeg Jets
Date: Friday, February 24, 2023
Location: Canada Life Centre in Winnipeg, MB
Odds/Point Spread: Avalanche (-140) Jets (+116)
The Winnipeg Jets (35-22-1) will go up against the Colorado Avalanche (31-19-5) at Canada Life Centre on Friday. The odds on this game have the Avalanche at -140 while the Jets are sitting at +116. The over/under is set at 6.
The Colorado Avalanche will head into their next game feeling good after earning a 6-5 win against the Oilers in their previous contest . Colorado accounted for 2 minutes in the box in this game. They also had 4 power play tries but didn't get a goal. The Avalanche had a solid offensive performance and it showed in this victory. In the game, they scored on 6 of the 42 shots they launched.
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In regard to scoring goals, the Colorado Avalanche have racked up 169 goals (24th in the NHL) so far this season and have allowed 152. For the current campaign, they have earned 67 points and their points percentage is .609. Colorado has accounted for 179 power play opportunities and they have added 42 goals during those advantages, giving them a percentage of 23.46%. While playing at even strength, the Avalanche have allowed the opponent to score 114 goals while notching 127 of their own. Colorado has tried 1,840 shots and holds a shooting percentage of 9.2%. The Avalanche so far have had 1,782 shots taken against them and are the owners of a save percentage of .915. Colorado Avalanche opponents have 169 power play opportunities (21st in pro hockey) and have notched 38 goals in those chances.
The man in net for this game is Alexandar Georgiev. Georgiev has been in goal for 168 contests during his hockey career. He has compiled a mark of 81-60-15 and he has gotten the start in 156 games. The opposition has scored 449 goals against Georgiev in his career and his goals against average is 2.88. Georgiev has seen 5,026 shot attempts taken against him and has accrued 4,577 total saves. He has a save percentage of .911 for his 9,341 mins played. In his career, Georgiev has 84 quality starts and his rate for quality starts is .538.
In their last contest, Winnipeg played the Islanders in an outing where the Jets took the loss by a score of 2-1. They had 4 attempts on the power play in this one and netted 1 out of those attempts. The Jets scored 1 goal of the 26 shots on goal they pursued.
The Jets have scored 139 goals at even strength and 41 goals (13th in hockey) while on the power play. Winnipeg has put up 1,748 shots (21st in pro hockey) and has a shooting percentage of 10.30%, while allowing the other team 1,797 shots. This season, the Winnipeg Jets have earned a total of 180 goals, 71 points, in addition to a points percentage of .612. They have granted a total of 150 goals to be scored by of a combination of 124 goals at even strength and 26 goals while they were shorthanded. They have recorded 187 power play chances and they have accumulated a power play rate of 21.93%. They have accumulated a penalty kill rate of 84.34% on their oppositions 166 power play chances, and their save percentage is 91.7%.
On the other side of the ice you are likely to see Connor Hellebuyck patrolling the crease. He has tallied 11,948 saves out of 13,034 shots taken, giving him a save % of .917. Hellebuyck is sitting with a lifetime mark of 227-146-36 and has played in 425 games. He has made the start in 416 games and has played 24,528 minutes. Hellebuyck's quality start percentage sits at 57.2% and he has qualified for 238 quality starting assignments in his career. Opponents are averaging 2.66 goals per game and he has allowed 1,086 goals altogether.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy's Pick: Take Colorado (-140)
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