The Boston Bruins will look to take a strangle hold in their best of seven Eastern conference semifinal round playoff series as they face the New York Rangers in Game 3 in a pro hockey game on Tuesday night.
The Bruins and Rangers will face off from Madison Square Garden in New York City at 7:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by NBC Sports Network.
The NHL betting odds from game three of this NHL playoff series has the home side New York Rangers favored by -135 odds with the take back on the road underdog Boston Bruins at +125 odds. The goal over under line is set at 5 goals.
The Bruins take the 2-0 series lead off their 5-2 home victory in game two on Sunday afternoon as a -122 betting odds favorite. The game total landed well over the total of five goals.
The teams traded goals in a 2-2 tie at 3:20 of the second period. Boston then went on a 3-0 run in the final 36:40 of the game to earn a two game lead over the Rangers in this best of seven playoff series. The Rangers had five more shots and won two more face-offs than the Bruins. The Bruins had one power play try and goes 0 of 1. The power play situation for the New York Rangers is horrendous. The team is 0 of 8 on the man advantage in this series after going 0 of 5 on Sunday. For the playoffs the Rangers are an anemic 2 of 36 on the power play. Five different Bruins found the net in game two.