Bruins at Maple Leafs | OddsShark Matchup Report
Opening NHL Odds: Maple Leafs -120 Favorites
The Maple Leafs were 3-2 winners as -120 betting favorites in Game 3 of this first-round series on Monday night, giving them a 2-1 edge in the best-of-seven set. Trevor Moore, Auston Matthews, and Andreas Johnsson had the goals for the Maple Leafs on Monday night, with David Krejci and Charlie Coyle scoring for the Bruins. Boston was at +100 on the NHL betting lines for the contest, which was the third straight UNDER result on the totals in the series. The Bruins have now lost five of their last eight games, while the UNDER has paid out on the totals in seven of the Maple Leafs’ last eight games heading into Wednesday’s contest.
Predators at Stars | OddsShark Matchup Report
Opening NHL Odds: Pick’em -110
The Predators hold a 2-1 lead in this best-of-seven set thanks to their 3-2 road win at +100 on the NHL odds in Game 3 on Monday night. Rocco Grimaldi, Filip Forsberg, and Mikael Granlund had goals on Monday to lead Nashville to victory, with Mats Zuccarello and Tyler Seguin collecting the Stars’ tallies in the contest. Nashville has now won five of its past six games, with the OVER only paying off on the totals once for bettors in that span. The Stars won the opening game of this series but have dropped two straight to fall into their 1-2 hole.
Flames at Avalanche | OddsShark Matchup Report
Opening NHL Odds: Flames -115 Favorites
Colorado knocked off Calgary 6-2 at -110 on the NHL betting lines in Game 3 of this series on Monday night to take a surprising 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven set. Nathan MacKinnon scored twice for the Avalanche in the win, with Cale Makar (in his NHL debut), Matt Nieto, Mikko Rantanen and Erik Johnson also picking up goals on the night. Sam Bennett and T.J. Brodie replied for the Flames, who have now lost two straight games in this series and four of their last five outings overall. Monday’s result was the first OVER result in the series after the opening two games both turned into UNDER results on the totals with nine combined goals.