San Jose Sharks vs. Pittsburgh Penguins Free Pick Prediction NHL Pro Hockey Playoffs Finals Game 3 Odds Preview
  • 8 years ago
The Pittsburgh Penguins are heading out west to meet the San Jose Sharks in Game 3 of their NHL Finals playoff series on Saturday.

Start Time: 8PM ET

Location: San Jose

TV: NBC Sports Network

Odds: Sharks -140 odds and Penguins +120 odds

Over Under Total: 5 ½ goals

Notes: Pittsburgh is up 2-0 in this best of seven series after their 2-1 home overtime victory in Game 2 against the Sharks as a -123 wagering favorite. The game total landed at under 5 ½ goals.

The Penguins failed to hold a 1-0 lead deep into the third period as Justin Braun scored at even strength at 15:55. No goals were scored the remainder of the third period and the teams entered into overtime. It was Conor Sheary with the game winners at even strength for Pittsburgh early in the overtime period at 2:35 to give Pittsburgh the 2-0 series lead.

The story of the game was the two rookies for the Penguins. Conor Sheary scores the game winner in overtime and goal tender Matt Murray saved 21 shots. Pittsburgh scored the first goal for the second straight game in this series as the Sharks have yet to hold a lead in this series. Pittsburgh won Game 1 of this series 3-2 breaking a 2-2 tie with 2 ½ minutes remaining in the game.