The Chicago Blackhawks will hit the highway for Game 3 of their best of seven opening round NHL playoff series with the Minnesota Wild in a pro hockey game on Sunday afternoon. Face off time from Minnesota is scheduled for 3PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by NBC.
The playoff odds from game three of this NHL series has the road team Chicago Blackhawks favored by -165 odds with the take back on the Minnesota Wild at +145 odds. The goal total is lined at 5 goals. Chicago takes the 2-0 series lead in this best of seven Western conference series after a 5-2 home victory in game two as a -245 odds betting favorite. The game finished over 5 goals. The Blackhawks cranked up the scoring after a game one 2-1 overtime victory against the Wild. Chicago broke open a 2-1 lead after two periods by outscoring Minnesota 3-1 in the final period. The Blackhawks were the much more aggressive offense as they outshot the Wild 48-28. Neither team had success in game two on the power play as Minnesota goes 0 of 2 and Chicago 0 of 4 with their chances.