Sharks vs. Blues Game 3 Prediction: NHL Playoffs Betting Odds

The NHL’s Western Conference Finals between the Sharks and Blues shifts to St. Louis for Game 3 on Wednesday night with it tied 1-1.

The Blues are advised to take a 2-1 lead but maybe not on the series line.
Sharks vs. Blues NHL Playoffs Betting Diagnosis Every time a best-of-seven NHL conference finals or semifinals are tied at 1-1, the Game 3 winner goes on to take the show 76.1 percent of their moment.
San Jose is 3-3 on the road in these playoffs and lost its final away game, 4-3 in overtime in Game 6 of the last round vs. Colorado. St. Louis is 3-4 at home and won its last match, 2-1 in double overtime in Game 7 of the past round vs. Dallas.
In the regular season, these teams played in St. Louis once and the Blues were 4-0 winners back to Nov. 9 — stellar Blues rookie netminder Jordan Binnington was still in the minors. Chad Johnson stopped 32 shots in the shutout. Jaden Schwartz had a goal and assist as the Blues scored in every period. Aaron Dell was in net for San Jose.
On the updated Sports Interaction series line, the Sharks are -133 favourites and Blues -105. We still like San Jose in seven.
San Jose Sharks
Should have known better to back San Jose in Game 2 as the Sharks, who lost 4-2, are now 0-3 at Game 2s in these playoffs and 1-6 in all even-numbered games with a minus-13 goal differential. In odd-numbered games, San Jose is 8-1 with a plus-14 purpose differential. Logan Couture had both Sharks targets in Game two, linking it 2-2 early in the second phase. One was short-handed. He leads all players this post-season 13 goals and 19 points. Couture also reached 100 career playoff points, the 11th active player to reach that total. Couture’s 100 since his playoff debut nine decades ago is fourth among active players supporting Sidney Crosby (123), Patrick Kane (109) and Evgeni Malkin (106). Martin Jones allowed four goals on 25 shots and is 9-6 with a 2.83 GAA and .906 SV this postseason.
St. Louis Blues
Robert Bertuzzo scored the game-winning target at 16:34 of the moment Monday for St. Louis, his initial goal of those playoffs. It was just his 15th career NHL goal in 366 combined regular-season and playoff games. He is a former star of the Kitchener Rangers, directing to club to OHL title in 2007-08. Oskar Sundqvist’s third largest goal at 16:52 of the third clinched the win, and Schwartz (ninth of playoffs) and Vince Dunn (moment ) had the other goals. Binnington turned aside 24 of 26 shots, including all 11 in the next phase. He’s won nine games this postseason and is just one shy of becoming the 10th rookie goaltender to attain double-digit victories. Patrick Roy, Ron Hextall, Cam Ward and Matt Murray hold the record with 15 apiece. In the event the Blues win the Cup and Bennington begins each match, as he needs to, he would get to 16.

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