ESPN and ESPN+ will broadcast Sunday’s matchup between the New York Rangers and Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals in the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The pick will drop at 3:10 p.m. ET from Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida. The Rangers have a 2-0 series lead after a 3-2 win in Game 2.
All odds come courtesy of DraftKings Sportsbook.
Rangers vs. Lightning: Game 3 predictions
Puck line: Rangers +1.5 (-180); Lightning -1.5 (+155)
Goal total: Over 5.5 (+105); Under 5.5 (-125)
Moneyline odds: Rangers +150; Lightning -170
Goal total pick: Over 5.5
Moneyline or puck line pick: Lightning -170
New York feels a little like a team of luck and destiny. Now the Rangers have the defending champion Lightning on their heels and ready to deliver the knockout blow Sunday afternoon. The Rangers look faster, fresher and more skilled. Goalie Igor Shesterkin has outplayed Lightning goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy. Tampa Bay needs something to tilt the ice and it won’t be the return of No. 1 center Brayden Point. Look for captain Steven Stamkos and his favorite linemate Nikita Kucherov to put together one last stand in Tampa to try to make this a series.
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