Winnipeg Jets at Chicago Blackhawks - 3/20/22 NHL Picks and Prediction
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Chicago Blackhawks (22-30-9) vs Winnipeg Jets (28-24-10)
Game Info: Sunday, March 20, 2022 at 7:00 pm (United Center)
Betting Odds: Chicago Blackhawks +102 / Winnipeg Jets -127 --- Over/Under: 5.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Chicago Blackhawks host the Winnipeg Jets in Sunday NHL Action.
The Winnipeg Jets come into this road contest with an overall record of 28-24-10. Through 62 games, the Jets are 6th in the Central Division. On the season, they have found the net 191 times, good for a rank of 15th among NHL teams. Heading into the game, Winnipeg is the 20th ranked defensive team, allowing opponents to score at an average rate of 3.06 goals per game. So far, the Jets have a strength of schedule rating of 8th in the league. When diving into their opponent-adjusted scoring margin, they come into this game as the 19th ranked team in the NHL.
The Chicago Blackhawks get set to host the Winnipeg Jets with an overall record of 22-30-9. This mark places them 7th in the Central division. Through 61 games, the Blackhawks have scored 162 goals, giving them an average of 2.61. This output gives them a rank of 25th among NHL teams. On defense, Chicago is the 24th ranked unit, giving up 3.41 goals per contest. So far, the Blackhawks have played the 2nd toughest schedule in the league. And, when taking into account Chicago's scoring margin relative to the quality of their competition, they come in with a power ranking of 26th in the NHL.
Through 62 games, the Winnipeg Jets goal and overall scoring leader is Kyle Connor, with 73 points. He has reached his mark of 38 goals, on a shooting percentage of 14.0%. So far, 16.0% of his goals have come during power play time. Behind him is Mark Scheifele, who has 30 assists to go along with his 23 goals. However, when on the ice the Jets are -18 in scoring differential. Winnipeg's top goalie is Connor Hellebuyck, who is giving up an average of 2.99 goals per game. In his 52 games played, he has turned in 30 quality starts, giving him a quality start percentage above the league average.
Through 61 games, Chicago's leading goal scorer is Alex DeBrincat. With his 34 goals and 21 assists, he is the second in overall points, coming in at 55. On the season, he is turning 17.0% of his shots into goals. In addition, the Blackhawks have benefited from the strong play of Patrick Kane, who is the team's overall leader in points. In Chicago's 61 games, he has come up with 19 goals on a shooting percentage of 9.0%. However, when on the ice, the Blackhawks are -13 in scoring differential. Chicago's top goalie is Marc-Andre Fleury, who is giving up an average of 2.9 goals per game. In his 44 games played, he has come up with a quality start just 50 percent of the time.
In Winnipeg's 62 games, the over has hit in over half of their games, going 34-26-2. So far, taking the over when the Jets are playing away from home has been a good bet with an over-under record of 16-16. On the season, 60.0% of Winnipeg's games have gone for at least 6 goals or more, with 51.0% of the scoring coming from the Jets. In Chicago's 61 games, the over has hit in over half of their games, going 29-29-4. So far, the team has been less likely to go over the betting line when playing at home, going just 13-16-2. On the season, 57.0% of Chicago's games have gone for at least 6 goals or more, with 43.0% of the scoring coming from the Blackhawks. With a line set at 5.5 goals, look for these two teams to combine for a high-scoring game, surpassing the betting line.
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