The Pittsburgh Penguins will be out to take a commanding 3-0 series lead as they travel for Game 3 of their best of seven NHL playoff with the Ottawa Senators in a pro hockey game on Sunday night.
Face off time from Ottawa is scheduled for 7:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by NBC Sports Network.
The NHL playoff game three odds have the road team Pittsburgh Penguins favored by -125 odds with the home underdog Ottawa Senators returning +115 odds. The goal total is lined at 5 ½ goals.
The Penguins take the 2-0 series lead off their game two 4-3 home victory against the Senators as a -190 betting odds favorite. The total in the game landed over 5 ½ goals.
Pittsburgh outscored Ottawa by a 2-1 margin in the first two periods and entered the third period up 4-2. Ottawa struck at 2:01
of the third period to cut it to a one goal game but Pittsburgh denied the Senators in the final eighteen minutes of the game to take the 2-0 lead in this series.
The Penguins dominated the shots on net by a 42-21 margin and Ottawa won four more face offs. Pittsburgh was led by Sidney Crosby who registered a hat trick in victory. The Penguins goaltending issues have been corrected as Tomas Vokoun is 4-0 since replacing the fragile mind of Marc-Andre Fleury. Pittsburgh was 1 of 6 on the power play while the Senators go 1 of 2 on the man advantage. Ottawa is 17-6-1-2 on home ice while the Penguins are 20-7-0-0 on the road.