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NHL Free Picks February 20th 2020

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NHL Free Picks For February 20, 2020

We have a decent number of games on our schedule, here is our NHL Free Picks.

San Jose Sharks Logo

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New Jersey Devils

New Jersey Devils Logo

Analysis:

Prudential Center is where MacKenzie Blackwood and the New Jersey Devils (22-27-10, eighth in the Metropolitan Division) will take on the San Jose Sharks (26-29-4, sixth in the Pacific Division) on Thursday. The Sharks open this game at +118 while the Devils are estimated at – 130. The complete is set at 5.5. The Sharks are covering 42.1% of the time, having gone 24-33 SU. The Devils are covering 32.7% of the time, going 18-37 straight up.

The San Jose Sharks head into this game holding a record of 26 successes and 29 thrashings, placing them at sixth in the Pacific Division. During the season up to this point, they have earned an aggregate of 153 objectives which is useful for thirteenth in the Western Conference and 28th in the class. Their objective differential is – 40, placing them at 28th in the group. The Sharks have an aggregate of 56 pts, which is useful for 26th in the class and thirteenth in the Western Conference. In examining shots on objective, they have a sum of 1,725 which is useful for fifteenth in the gathering and 29th in the alliance. As a gathering, San Jose has earned a sum of 1,255 hits which makes them normal 21.3 per game. They have an aggregate of 674 squares for the year. The man in objective for San Jose is Aaron Dell from Airdrie, Alberta. He is 30 years of age and has played an aggregate of 1,597 minutes shielding the objective this season. Dell is permitting a normal of 2.89 objectives against normal which has him positioned seventeenth among West goalies and 36th in the NHL among goalies. For the year, he has permitted 77 objectives. He holds a spare level of .909 which has him positioned eighteenth among West goalies.

The San Jose Sharks will be hoping to get a success in their next excursion after their 5 – 3 destruction against the Florida Panthers in their past game. The Sharks played like a normal hostile group in the thrashing. For this game, they got 3 out of the 32 shots they attempted. Also, they had 4 strategic maneuver endeavors and had the option to score 1 objective out of those chances. San Jose had 8 punishment mins for this game. The Corsi for the Sharks was 50 and the Corsi against was 46 giving them a Corsi level of 52.1%. Their Fenwick sat at 34 while the Fenwick against was 34, which means they had a Fenwick level of 50.0%. They earned 30 go head to head wins and lost 17 of the face-offs. Their hostile zone begins came in at 50.0% and they had a PDO at even quality of 85.7 for this matchup. With respect to rival, the Florida Panthers counted 27 shots. They completed with 8 punishment minutes and they counted 4 strategic maneuver possibilities.

PICK:  San Jose Sharks (+105)

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Philadelphia Flyers Logo

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Columbus Blue Jackets

Columbus Blue Jackets logo

Analysis:

Carter Hart and the Philadelphia Flyers (33-20-7, third in the Metropolitan Division) head to Nationwide Arena on Thursday where they’ll take on the Columbus Blue Jackets (30-19-12, sixth in the Metropolitan Division). The Flyers open this matchup at +104 while the Blue Jackets are coming in at – 115. The O/U has been set at 5.5. The Flyers are covering 50.9% of the time, having gone 28-27 SU. The Blue Jackets are covering 49.2% of the time, going 30-31 straight up.

The Philadelphia Flyers head into this game with a record of 33 triumphs and 20 annihilations, which is useful for third in the Metropolitan Division. So far this season, they have changed over a sum of 193 objectives which has them positioned at seventh in the East and eighth in the NHL. Their objective differential is +20, which is useful for seventh in the NHL. The Flyers at present have an aggregate of 73 pts, which has them positioned at seventh in the NHL and fifth in the gathering. With respect to toward the net, they presently have a sum of 1,889 which has them positioned at eighth in the East and fifteenth in the NHL. As a gathering, Philadelphia has earned a sum of 1,205 hits which implies they have a normal of 20.1 per game. They at present have a sum of 607 squares for the season. Securing the net for Philadelphia is Carter Hart from Lulea, Sweden. He is 21 years of age and has piled on 1,939 mins securing the net this year. Hart is giving up 2.54 objectives against normal which has him set tenth in the East and fifteenth in the NHL. During this year, he’s given up 82 objectives. He holds a spare % of .908 which has him set eighteenth in the East.

The Philadelphia Flyers were on the triumphant side of the scoreboard with a 5 – 1 triumph against the Columbus Blue Jackets in their past game. The Flyers had a strong hostile excursion and it was obvious in the triumph. Right now, completed 5 of the 15 shots they endeavored. Also, they had 1 strategic maneuver possibility and scored 1 objective on that attempt. Philadelphia earned 6 punishment minutes right now. The Corsi for the Flyers sat at 39 and the Corsi against was 47 which reveals to us they had a Corsi level of 45.3%. Their Fenwick sat at 21 and the Fenwick against sat at 32, which implies they had a pace of 39.6%. They earned 28 go head to head wins and were beaten on 24 of all complete face-offs. Their hostile zone begins came in at 48.0% and they had a PDO at even quality of 128.6 for this game. As to rival, the Columbus Blue Jackets earned 29 shots. They had 2 punishment mins and they counted 3 strategic maneuver possibilities.

The Blue Jackets will be the group over the ice and for the year they sit with 30 triumphs and 19 thrashings. As to differential, they are positioned eleventh in the Eastern Conference and seventeenth in the alliance with +4. They have earned a sum of 156 objectives for the year which has them positioned at fifteenth in the Eastern Conference. Columbus has a spare rate as a group of .915 which as of now has them positioned fourth in the class, which means opportunities to score might be restricted. They have a group shooting level of 7.9% which is useful for fifteenth in the Eastern Conference. In objective for Columbus is Elvis Merzlikins who is having an alright season by giving up 2.29 objectives per game and that places him third among East goalies and fourth among goaltenders in the NHL. In the 1,595 mins he’s been on the ice this year, he’s permitted 61 objectives.

PICK:   Philadelphia Flyers (+105)

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Washington Capitals

Washington Capitals

Analysis:

Ilya Samsonov and the Washington Capitals (37-17-5, second in the Metropolitan Division) have the Montreal Canadiens (27-27-8, sixth in the Atlantic Division) at Capital One Arena on Thursday, February 20, 2020. The Canadiens open this challenge at +166 while the Capitals are valued at – 185. The O/U is set at 6. The Canadiens are covering 39.7% of the time, having gone 23-35 SU. Washington covers 60.7% of the time, going 34-22 straight up.

The Montreal Canadiens head into this game with a record of 27 successes and 27 misfortunes, which is useful for sixth in the Atlantic Division. So far this season, they have earned an aggregate of 183 objectives which is useful for tenth in the gathering and sixteenth in the association. Their objective differential is – 8, which is useful for 21st in the association. The Canadiens have aggregated a sum of 62 pts, which is useful for 22nd in the alliance and twelfth in the East. With respect to at the contradicting goalie, they have incorporated a sum of 2,113 which is useful for first in the meeting and first in the alliance. As a gathering, Montreal has a sum of 1,554 hits which implies they have a normal of 25.1 per challenge. They have incorporated an aggregate of 711 squares for the year. The man in the wrinkle for Montreal is Carey Price from Farmingville, New York. He is 32 years of age and has played a sum of 3,020 minutes ensuring the net for the season. Cost is permitting a normal of 2.76 objectives per challenge which places him at sixteenth in the Eastern Conference and 28th in the NHL among goaltenders. During this season, he has given up 139 objectives. His spare % is .910 which places him at seventeenth in the Eastern Conference.

The Montreal Canadiens will be hoping to get a success in their next trip after their 4 – 3 annihilation to the Detroit Red Wings in their past game. The Canadiens offense didn’t excessively dazzle right now. For this trip, they earned an objective on 3 out of the 22 shots they hoped to score on. They additionally had 3 strategic maneuver endeavors and scored 2 objectives out of those attempts. Montreal piled on an aggregate of 6 punishment minutes for this matchup. The Corsi for the Canadiens was 44 and the Corsi against was 39 which implies they had a Corsi level of 53.0%. Their Fenwick was 32 while the Fenwick against was 27, which implies they earned a Fenwick level of 54.2%. They won 23 go head to head succeeds at even quality and lost 30 of the face-offs. Their beginnings in the hostile zone were evaluated at 32.4% and they had a PDO of 86.2 right now. In examining details from the rival, the Detroit Red Wings piled on 25 shots. They finished the game with 6 punishment mins and they scored 3 strategic maneuver endeavors.

PICK:   Washington Capitals (-200)

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Pittsburgh Penguins

Pittsburgh Penguins

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Toronto Maple leafs

Toronto Maple leafs

Analysis:

Frederik Andersen and the Toronto Maple Leafs (31-22-8, third in the Atlantic Division) have the Pittsburgh Penguins (37-15-6, first in the Metropolitan Division) at Scotiabank Arena on Thursday, February 20, 2020. The Maple Leafs open this challenge at +118 while the Penguins are coming in at – 130. The O/U is set at 6. The Penguins are covering 61.8% of the time, having gone 34-21 SU. Toronto covers 50.0% of the time, going 30-30 straight up.

The Pittsburgh Penguins head into this game holding a record of 37 successes and 15 misfortunes, which is useful for first in the Metropolitan Division. So far this year, they have scored a sum of 193 objectives which has them positioned at sixth in the Eastern Conference and seventh in the association. Their objective differential is +39, which is useful for fourth in the association. The Penguins at present have an aggregate of 80 focuses, which has them positioned at third in the association and third in the East. When taking a gander at shots on objective, they as of now have an aggregate of 1,848 which has them positioned at tenth in the meeting and eighteenth in the alliance. As a gathering, Pittsburgh has piled on an aggregate of 1,534 hits which implies they have a normal of 26.4 per game. They right now have a sum of 652 squares for this season. The man in net for Pittsburgh is Tristan Jarry from Surrey, British Columbia. He is 24 years of age and has played an aggregate of 1,688 mins disapproving of the net for the season. Jarry is surrendering 2.13 objectives against normal which makes them sit second in the East and second among goalies in the NHL. Throughout this year, he’s given up 60 objectives. He holds a spare level of .931 which makes them sit third in the East.

The Pittsburgh Penguins returned home liking their game by winning a 5 – 2 win against the Toronto Maple Leafs their last break. The Penguins had a strong hostile yield and it appeared in the success. For this game, they earned an objective on 5 of the 24 shots they attempted. Besides, they had 3 strategic maneuver openings and got 3 objectives out of those odds. Pittsburgh earned an aggregate of 8 punishment mins while out there on the ice. The Corsi for the Penguins sat at 33 and the Corsi against was 46 which earned them a Corsi level of 41.8%. Their Fenwick was 28 while the Fenwick against was 38, which implies they earned a Fenwick level of 42.4%. They took 22 go head to head succeeds at even quality and lost 27 of the face-offs. Their hostile zone begins were evaluated at 36.7% and they had a PDO of 102.6 for this matchup. As to the restriction’s details, the Toronto Maple Leafs counted 36 shots. They completed with a sum of 6 punishment mins and they earned an aggregate of 4 strategic maneuver possibilities.

PICK:   Pittsburgh Penguins (even)

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Winnipeg Jets Logo

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Ottawa Senators

Ottawa Senators Logo

Analysis:

Connor Hellebuyck and the Winnipeg Jets (31-25-5, fourth in the Central Division) travel to Canadian Tire Center on Thursday where they’ll take on the Ottawa Senators (21-28-11, seventh in the Atlantic Division). The Senators open this challenge at +114 while the Jets are valued at – 126. The over/under has been set at 6.5. The Jets are covering 48.3% of the time, having gone 28-30 SU. The Senators are covering 35.0% of the time, going 21-39 straight up.

The Winnipeg Jets come into the game holding a record of 31 successes and 25 misfortunes, positioning them fourth in the Central Division. So far this year, they have earned a sum of 182 objectives which is useful for seventh in the West and seventeenth in the NHL. Their objective differential is – 1, positioning them twentieth in the NHL. The Jets have earned a sum of 67 focuses, which is useful for nineteenth in the NHL and ninth in the West. In talking about shots at the contradicting goalie, they have earned a sum of 1,909 which is useful for sixth in the meeting and twelfth in the NHL. As a gathering, Winnipeg has an aggregate of 1,300 hits which implies they have a normal of 21.3 per game. They have earned a sum of 638 squares for the season. In net for Winnipeg is Connor Hellebuyck from Commerce, Michigan. He is 26 years of age and has totaled 2,794 minutes securing the objective for the season. Hellebuyck is surrendering 2.71 objectives per challenge which makes them sit eleventh in the West and 24th among goalies in the NHL. For the season, he’s given up 126 objectives. He holds a spare % of .919 which makes them sit seventh in the West.

The Winnipeg Jets were on the triumphant side of the scoreboard with a 6 – 3 win against the Los Angeles Kings their last break. The Jets had a decent hostile exhibition in the success. For this matchup, they changed over 6 of the 35 shots they hoped to score on. Moreover, they had 2 strategic maneuver openings yet didn’t get an objective. Winnipeg earned 4 punishment mins for this game. The Corsi for the Jets was 40 and the Corsi against was 52 which implies they had a Corsi level of 43.5%. Their Fenwick was 36 while the Fenwick against was 45, which implies they had a pace of 44.4%. They won 16 go head to head succeeds at even quality and were beaten on 14 of all out face-offs. Their hostile zone begins were evaluated at 66.7% and they had a PDO at even quality of 112.2 for this one. With regards to their adversary, the Los Angeles Kings counted an aggregate of 34 shots. They had a sum of 4 punishment mins and they earned 2 strategic maneuver openings.

PICK:   Winnipeg Jets (-140)

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Arizona Coyotes

Arizona Coyotes

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St Louis Blues

St Louis Blues

Analysis:

Venture Center is where Jordan Binnington and the St. Louis Blues (33-17-10, first in the Central Division) will take on the Arizona Coyotes (30-24-8, fifth in the Pacific Division) on Thursday. The Blues open this matchup at – 189 while the Coyotes are coming in at +170. The over/under has been set at 5.5. The Coyotes spread 43.9% of the time, having gone 25-32 SU. The Blues spread 54.2% of the time, going 32-27 straight up.

The Arizona Coyotes head into this matchup with a record of 30 successes and 24 thrashings, which is useful for fifth in the Pacific Division. During the year so far, they have earned a sum of 167 objectives which makes them sit at eleventh in the West and 22nd in the NHL. Their objective differential is +4, which is useful for eighteenth in the NHL. The Coyotes have gathered an aggregate of 68 pts, which makes them sit at eighteenth in the NHL and eighth in the Western Conference. In the matter of shots on objective, they have accumulated an aggregate of 1,943 which makes them sit at fifth in the Western Conference and eighth in the NHL. As a unit, Arizona has gathered a sum of 1,152 hits which makes them normal 18.6 per challenge. They have incorporated a sum of 763 squares for the season. The man securing the net for Arizona is Antti Raanta from Rauma, Finland. He is 30 years of age and has been on the ice an aggregate of 1,645 mins safeguarding the objective for the season. Raanta is giving up a normal of 2.70 GAA which has him set tenth in the Western Conference and 23rd among goalies in the NHL. Through the span of this season, he has permitted 74 objectives. He has a spare level of .919 which has him put eighth in the Western Conference.

The Arizona Coyotes were on the triumphant side of the scoreboard with a 2 – 1 triumph against the New York Islanders in their last challenge. The Coyotes had an unpleasant night in all out attack mode side of the ice in the triumph. In their game, they scored on 2 of the 32 shots they hoped to score on. Moreover, they had 2 strategic maneuver openings however couldn’t score an objective in these strategic maneuver possibilities. Arizona wound up with a sum of 6 punishment mins for this matchup. The Corsi for the Coyotes was 57 and the Corsi against was 61 which implies they earned a Corsi level of 48.3%. Their Fenwick was 43 and the Fenwick against sat at 41, which implies they had a Fenwick level of 51.2%. They earned 25 go head to head wins and lost 16 endeavors to control the puck. Their beginnings in the hostile zone were evaluated at 51.9% and they had a PDO of 102.5 right now. As far as their rival’s details, the New York Islanders earned 29 shots. They finished the game with 4 punishment mins and they earned 3 strategic maneuver possibilities.

PICK:   St. Louis Blues (-185)

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Tampa Bay Lightning

Tampa Bay Lightning

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Vegas golden knights

Las Vegas golden knights

Analysis:

Andrei Vasilevskiy and the Tampa Bay Lightning (40-15-5, second in the Atlantic Division) are made a beeline for T-Mobile Arena on Thursday where they’ll take on the Vegas Golden Knights (31-22-8, second in the Pacific Division). The Golden Knights open this matchup at – 115 while the Lightning are coming in at +104. The all out has been set at 6. The Lightning are covering 65.5% of the time, having gone 38-20 SU. Vegas covers 48.3% of the time, going 28-30 straight up.

The Tampa Bay Lightning head into this game holding a record of 40 triumphs and 15 misfortunes, placing them at second in the Atlantic Division. So far this year, they have scored an aggregate of 213 objectives which is useful for first in the meeting and first in the NHL. Their objective differential is +54, placing them at second in the NHL. The Lightning have earned a sum of 85 pts, which is useful for second in the NHL and second in the East. Regarding shots at the contradicting goalie, they have earned a sum of 1,880 which is useful for ninth in the East and sixteenth in the NHL. As a group, Tampa Bay has an aggregate of 1,334 hits which implies they are averaging 22.2 per challenge. They have earned a sum of 608 squares for the year. Ensuring the objective for Tampa Bay is Andrei Vasilevskiy from London, Ontario. He is 25 years of age and has played 2,648 minutes disapproving of the net for the battle. Vasilevskiy is giving up a normal of 2.42 GAA which has him put seventh among Eastern Conference goalies and eleventh in the NHL. For the season, he’s given up 107 objectives. His spare rate is .921 which has him put sixth among Eastern Conference goalies.

The Tampa Bay Lightning were on the triumphant side of the scoreboard with a 4 – 3 triumph against the Colorado Avalanche their last break. The Lightning had a decent hostile presentation and it was evident right now. For this trip, they completed 4 out of the 27 shots they attempted. Besides, they had 1 strategic maneuver endeavor however couldn’t score an objective. Tampa Bay had a sum of 12 punishment minutes while out there on the ice. The Corsi for the Lightning sat at 53 and the Corsi against was 49 which implies they earned a Corsi level of 52.0%. Their Fenwick sat at 42 while the Fenwick against sat at 34, giving them a pace of 55.3%. They won 19 go head to head wins and lost 28 of all out face-offs. The hostile zone begins for them were evaluated at 60.7% and they had a PDO of 104.8 for this one. In talking about details from the adversary, the Colorado Avalanche earned an aggregate of 27 shots. Their aggregate toward the finish of the game was 6 punishment minutes and they earned a sum of 4 strategic maneuver endeavors.

PICK:   Tampa Bay Lightning (-110)

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Florida Panthers Logo

Florida Panthers

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Los Angeles Kings

Los Angeles Kings logo

Analysis:

Jonathan Quick and the Los Angeles Kings (21-34-5, eighth in the Pacific Division) play the Florida Panthers (31-22-6, fourth in the Atlantic Division) at Staples Center on Thursday, February 20, 2020. The Kings open this challenge at +104 while the Panthers are valued at – 115. The all out opens at 6. The Panthers spread 50.0% of the time, having gone 28-28 SU. Los Angeles is covering 35.0% of the time, going 21-39 straight up.

The Florida Panthers head into this game holding a record of 31 successes and 22 misfortunes, placing them at fourth in the Atlantic Division. So far this year, they have scored a sum of 203 objectives which has them positioned at fourth in the gathering and fifth in the group. Their objective differential is +5, placing them at sixteenth in the association. The Panthers have a sum of 68 pts, which has them positioned at sixteenth in the group and tenth in the Eastern Conference. Regarding shots at the restricting goalie, they have an aggregate of 1,926 which has them positioned at sixth in the Eastern Conference and eleventh in the group. As a gathering, Florida has piled on an aggregate of 1,032 hits which implies they are averaging 17.5 per challenge. They have an aggregate of 701 squares for the season. Taking care of the objective for Florida is Sergei Bobrovsky from Ogdensburg, New York. He is 31 years of age and has piled on 2,503 minutes safeguarding the objective this season. Bobrovsky is surrendering 3.31 GAA which places him at 30th in the Eastern Conference and 61st in the NHL among goaltenders. For the year, he has surrendered 138 objectives. He has a spare % of .897 which places him at 28th in the Eastern Conference.

The Florida Panthers will head into their next game inclination great in the wake of acquiring a 5 – 3 triumph over the San Jose Sharks in their last challenge. The Panthers had a strong hostile exhibition in the triumph. Right now, changed over 5 of the 27 shots they put on objective. Also, they had 4 strategic maneuver risks however couldn’t score an objective. Florida had a sum of 8 punishment mins right now. The Corsi for the Panthers was 46 and the Corsi against was 50 which implies they earned a Corsi level of 47.9%. Their Fenwick sat at 34 and the Fenwick against sat at 34, disclosing to us they have a Fenwick level of 50.0%. They won 17 go head to head wins and lost 30 of the face-offs. The hostile zone begins for them came in at 50.0% and they had a PDO of 114.3 right now. Concerning rival details, the San Jose Sharks counted a sum of 32 shots. Their aggregate toward the finish of the game was 8 punishment minutes and they counted 4 strategic maneuver openings.

PICK:   LA Kings +1.5

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