Stanley Cup Finals Game 3 Odds
(The Spread) – The 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Finals shifts to Boston for Game 3 on Monday night.
Line Movement: The odds haven’t moved much from when they opened. As previously mentioned, the Bruins opened as –115 money line favorites and are now –114 on the ML. Meanwhile, the Canucks are currently +105 on the ML.
Public Betting: Of the 1,000-plus wagers on tonight’s game, 70% of NHL public bettors favor the Bruins –114 to win and take back one of the two games they lost in Vancouver.
Trends: According to latest NHL trends, the under is 4-0-2 in the last six meetings between these two teams and 5-1-2 in the last eight meetings between the Canucks and Bruins in Boston. The favorite is also 5-2 in the last seven games between these two teams.
Game 2 Rewind: The Canucks took a 1-0 lead when Alexandre Burrows scored a power play goal 12:12 into the first period. But Boston struck back with two goals in the second, as Milan Lucic and Mark Recchi found the back of the net. The Canucks then tied the game 2-2 in the third when Daniel Sedin scored, then a mere 11 seconds into overtime Burrows scored his second goal of the night to lift Vancouver to a 3-2 victory.
2011 NHL Stanley Cup Finals Game 3 Odds & Totals
5 Vancouver Canucks +105 (5)
6 Boston Bruins –114 (5)