Winnipeg Jets vs Philadelphia Flyers Prediction, 1/22/2023 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Winnipeg Jets vs Philadelphia Flyers
Date: Sunday, January 22, 2023
Location: Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA
TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Odds/Point Spread: Jets (-150) Flyers (+125)
The Philadelphia Flyers (19-20-7) will play the Winnipeg Jets (29-16-1) at Wells Fargo Center on Sunday. The odds on this game have the Jets at -150 and the Flyers are coming in at +125. The total has been set at 7.
The Winnipeg Jets will look for better times on the ice after their 4-1 defeat to the Maple Leafs in their previous game. The Jets didn't have their best offensive outing in the defeat. In the game, they finished 1 out of the 38 shots they tried. In addition, they had 4 power play attempts and scored 1 goal. Winnipeg accumulated 2 minutes in the box for this contest.
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When playing at even strength, the Jets have allowed the opponent to score 102 goals while having 115 on the offensive side of the ice. Winnipeg Jets opponents have recorded 128 power play opportunities (30th in professional hockey) and have racked up 20 goals in those chances. When talking about their goal scoring prowess, the Winnipeg Jets have earned 149 goals (12th in hockey) for the year and have given up 122. Winnipeg has taken 1,377 shots and has a shot percentage of 10.8%. For the season, they have accumulated 59 points and their points percentage is sitting at .641. The Jets have had 1,417 shots tried against them and have a save percentage of .914. Winnipeg has accounted for 138 power play opportunities and they have notched 34 goals out of those tries, earning them a percentage of 24.64%.
Protecting the goal for this matchup will be Connor Hellebuyck. Hellebuyck has been in goal for 416 games throughout his NHL career. He has compiled an overall mark of 223-141-36 and he has gotten the start in 407 games. Opponents have scored 1,067 goals against Hellebuyck in his professional hockey career and his goals against average is 2.67. Hellebuyck has seen 12,742 shot attempts taken against him and has gathered 11,675 saves. His save percentage sits at .916 during his 24,010 mins in the crease. During his career on the ice, Hellebuyck is sitting with 231 quality starts and his rate for quality starts is .568.
Their last time out, Philadelphia went up against the Blackhawks in a matchup where the Flyers ended up losing by a final of 4-1. They had 2 power play attempts in this one but weren't able to put one in the back of the net. The Flyers tallied 1 goal of the 38 shots on goal they tried.
Over the course of the season, the Philadelphia Flyers have earned a total of 128 goals, 45 points, and a points percentage of .489. They have allowed 148 goals to be scored by of a combination of 116 goals at even strength and 32 goals while they were shorthanded. The Flyers have racked up 105 goals at even strength and 23 goals (29th in hockey) while having a power play advantage. They have recorded 143 opportunities on the power play and they have earned a power play percentage of 16.08%. Philadelphia has put up 1,382 shots (20th in the league) and has a shooting percentage of 9.26%, while allowing their opponents 1,456 shots. They have earned a penalty kill percentage of 75.76% on their opponents 132 power play chances, and their save percentage is 89.8%.
On the other side of the ice you will find Carter Hart in net. Hart has earned a career mark of 75-75-22 and has been in goal for 179 contests. Hart's rate of quality starts sits at 49.1% and he has 84 quality starts in his career. He has compiled 4,753 saves out of the 5,249 shots taken against him, which gives him a percentage of .906. Opponents are averaging 2.97 goals/game and he has relinquished 496 goals altogether. He has started in 171 games and has played 10,012 minutes.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh's Pick: Take Philadelphia (+125)
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