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Game 7 Stanley Cup Finals Betting: Can Florida Finally Win At Home?

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Tonight at 8:10 PM, the puck will drop for Game 7 of the 2024 Stanley Cup Finals between the Edmonton Oilers and Florida Panthers. After building a 3-0 lead, the Panthers then dropped the next three contests to the Oilers,

For the tenth time in the history of the NHL Playoffs, a team that built a three-game lead in a best-of-seven series has been brought to a deciding contest. The following list contains the results of all prior series where a franchise won the first three games then lost the next three.

NHL Playoffs Series That Went To Game 7 After Starting 0-3

  • Edmonton Oilers vs. Florida Panthers (Stanley Cup Final – 2024)
    • The Panthers Won Games 1-3, And The Oilers Won Games 4-6
  • LA Kings vs. San Jose Sharks (First Round – 2014)
    • Kings Won After Being Down 0-3
  • Detroit Red Wings vs. San Jose Sharks (Second Round – 2011)
    • Detroit Forced Game 7 But Lost
  • Chicago Blackhawks vs. Vancouver Canucks (First Round – 2011)
    • Chicago Forced A Game 7 After Falling Behind 0-3 But Lost To Vancouver
  • Philadelphia Flyers vs. Boston Bruins (Second Round – 2010)
    • The Flyers Won After Dropping The First Three Games To Boston
  • New York Islanders vs. Philadelphia Flyers (Semifinals – 1975)
    • NY Lost Games 1 Through 3, Won The Next 3, Then Dropped Game 7 To Philly
  • New York Islanders vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (Quarterfinals – 1975)
    • The Islanders Won Games 4 Through 7 After Losing The First Three to The Penguins
  • Detroit Red Wings vs. Toronto Maple Leafs (Stanley Cup Final – 1945)
    • Toronto Held Off The Red Wings After Losing Games 4, 5, And 6
  • Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Detroit Red Wings (Stanley Cup Final – 1942)
    • The Leafs Became The First Team To Come From A 3-Game Deficit To Win A Best-Of-Seven Series In The History Of Professional Sports
  • New York Rangers vs. Boston Bruins (Semifinals – 1939)
    • NY Lost Games 1-3, Won 4-6, And Lost Game 7 To The Bruins

The NHL team that lost the first three games has won Game 7 on four occasions out of the previous nine times this has happened. That’s basically a 50-50 probability of success, so Oilers fans have plenty to be enthusiastic about.

Lines for betting on the Stanley Cup Final suggest that the home team will win by a goal-and-a-half, but that’s just standard fare in the National Hockey League.

Stanley Cup Finals Game 7 Betting Line

Edmonton Oilers vs. Florida Panthers

  • Point Spread: Oilers +1.5, Panthers -1.5
  • Moneyline: Oilers -115, Panthers -105
  • Over/Under: 5.0

The detail that reveals the most about both teams’ chances is the moneyline odds to win at NHL sportsbooks. Both the Oilers and Panthers are listed in the negative, suggesting that both franchises have a solid shot of hoisting the Stanley Cup tonight.


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