- The Stanley Cup Finals series is tied at 1-1.
- The St. Louis Blues won their first finals game in franchise history.
- The betting odds for both teams have evened out.
Tallahassee, Fla. – The St. Louis Blues made history by defeating the Boston Bruins during game two on Wednesday.
Making History On A Wednesday
The Blues have not had much luck during the Stanley Cup in the past. In the late ’60s, the Blues made it into three Stanley Cup Finals. The team ended up being swept all three times, not winning a single game. Since then, the Blues have not been in the finals. That finally changed this season.
On Wednesday, the Blues made history. The Blues Twitter account tweeted that the game two victory was the first Stanley Cup final win in franchise history.
The game did not look good for the Blues. The Bruins scored the first point of the game within the first five minutes. The Blues did not let that stand and they scored five minutes after that. The game was now tied 1-1.
The tie did not last very long though. Within 30 seconds, the Bruins scored and took a 2-1 lead over the Blues. Most of the scoring for the game happened within the first 10 minutes. With five minutes left in the first period, the Blues scored to tie the game at 2-2.
Both teams tightened their defenses during the second and third periods. Neither team scored another point for 40 minutes of gameplay. But it wasn’t completely even during this time. The Blues created more shooting opportunities during these two periods. Feeling good about their offense, period three ended with both teams tied 2-2.
Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals headed to overtime. The next score will determine the winner of the game. Fans did not have to wait too long. In about four minutes, the Blues scored and the game was over 3-2. This marked the first victory that the Blues had in the Stanley Cup Finals in franchise history.
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Evening Out The Odds
Sportsbooks all over are now taking another look at the odds between the two teams. At first, the oddsmakers were favoring the Bruins. But with the Blues winning game two, the odds have evened out.
The game three odds for the Stanley Cup Final are available. Oddsmakers are now saying that the Bruins are going to win the game with -116 odds. On the other side, the Bruins are pulling at +105 odds. Game three will be played in St. Louis. That might have influenced the odds a bit to make the Blues the favorite this upcoming game.
Bettors should not forget that the Bruins did win against the Blues game one with a 4-2 victory. Plus, the team has won six Stanley Cups. Betting on either team right now is a going to be a good choice.
Where To Watch The Game
The odds that USAOnlineSportsbooks.com displays here were obtained from SportsBetting. Game three of the Stanley Cup Final will happen in St. Louis. The game will happen in the Enterprise Center. The game will happen on Saturday, June 1. Game time starts at 8:00 pm ET. The game will air on NBCSN on their website and television. The rest of the schedule for the Stanley Cup Finals is as follows:
- Game 3: Saturday, June 1: Boston Bruins at St. Louis Blues - 8 p.m. ET, NBCSN
- Game 4: Monday, June 3: Boston Bruins at St. Louis Blues - 8 p.m. ET, NBC
- *Game 5: Thursday, June 6: St. Louis Blues at Boston Bruins - 8 p.m. ET, NBC
- *Game 6: Sunday, June 9: Boston Bruins at St. Louis Blues - 8 p.m. ET, NBC
- *Game 7: Wednesday, June 12: St. Louis Blues at Boston Bruins - 8 p.m. ET, NBC
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