St. Louis Blues vs Winnipeg Jets Prediction, 1/30/2023 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: St. Louis Blues vs Winnipeg Jets
Date: Monday, January 30, 2023
Location: Canada Life Centre in Winnipeg, MB
Odds/Point Spread: Blues (+146) Jets (-178)
The St. Louis Blues (23-24-3) are hitting the road to Canada Life Centre on Monday where they will attempt to beat the Winnipeg Jets (31-19-1). The moneyline on this contest has the Blues at +146 while the Jets are coming in at -178. The total has been set at 6.
The St. Louis Blues will look to clean up some issues after taking a 4-2 loss against the Avalanche their last time out. St. Louis recorded 10 penalty minutes in this contest. The Blues had a below average offensive performance in this loss. In addition, they had 2 chances with extra men on the ice and were able to score 1 goal. In the game, they netted 2 of the 28 shots they attempted.
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When discussing their scoring capabilities, the St. Louis Blues have earned 151 goals (20th in the league) this season and have given up 180. For the season, they have accumulated 49 points and their points percentage comes in at .490. St. Louis has compiled 142 power play opportunities and they have scored 32 goals during those advantages, earning them a percentage of 22.54%. When playing at even strength, the Blues have given up 150 goals while having 119 when they are on offense. St. Louis has tried 1,441 shots and is the owner of a shooting percentage of 10.5%. The Blues have seen 1,589 shots attempted against them and have earned a save percentage of .887. St. Louis Blues opponents have tallied 120 power play opportunities (32nd in hockey) and have come away with 30 goals in those chances.
Patrolling the crease for the game will be Jordan Binnington. The opposition has scored 525 goals versus Binnington in his NHL career and his goals against rate is 2.71. Binnington has participated in 200 games throughout his NHL career. His save percentage currently is .907 for his 11,609 mins between the pipes. He has amassed an overall record of 108-63-23 and he started in 196 games. Throughout his time in hockey, Binnington has recorded 101 quality starts and his quality starts percentage sits at .515. Binnington has seen 5,668 shot attempts taken against him and he has 5,143 total saves.
In their last contest, Winnipeg went up against the Flyers in an outing where the Jets went home in defeat by a tally of 4-0. They had 3 opportunities on the power play in this one but didn't score a goal. The Jets converted 0 goals of the 40 shots on goal they were seeking.
On the year, the Winnipeg Jets have 162 goals, 63 points, and a points percentage of .618. They have granted a total of 135 goals to be scored by of a combination of 112 goals at even strength and 23 goals while they had less men on the ice. The Jets have accumulated 125 goals at even strength and 37 goals (13th in hockey) while having more men on the ice. They have earned 160 power play chances and they have a power play percentage of 23.13%. Winnipeg has put up 1,531 shots (20th in the league) and has accumulated a shot percentage of 10.58%, while allowing their opponents 1,584 shots. They have earned a penalty kill percentage of 83.80% on the other teams 142 opportunities on the power play, and their save percentage comes in at 91.5%.
On the other side of the ice you will find Connor Hellebuyck in net. He has tallied 11,798 saves out of 12,875 shots taken, which gives him a save % of .916. Hellebuyck has a career mark of 224-144-36 and has been in goal for 420 contests. He got the starting nod in 411 games and has been on the ice for 24,231 mins. Hellebuyck's quality start percentage comes in at 56.9% and he has accumulated 234 quality starting assignments in his pro career. His opponents are averaging 2.67 goals per contest and he has allowed 1,077 goals in total.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy's Pick: Take Winnipeg (-178)
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