June 7, 2023 3 min read


Vegas Golden Knights vs Florida Panthers Game 3 Odds, Time, and Prediction

Vegas Golden Knights vs Florida Panthers Game 3 of the 2023 Stanley Cup Finals is on the program on Thursday, June 8

The 2023 Stanley Cup Finals move to Florida this Thursday. The Florida Panthers will have the support of their fans at FLA Live Arena in trying to win their first game of the series against the Vegas Golden Knights. Read our prediction piece to see if they can make it 2-1.

Vegas Golden Knights vs Florida Panthers Odds

Puck LineOdds
Vegas Golden Knights +1.5-250
Florida Panthers -1.5+177
Vegas Golden Knights+104
Florida Panthers-125
Points TotalOdds
Over 5.5-123
Under 5.5+116

*Odds taken from bet365 on Wednesday, June 7, 2023.

When, Where, and How to Watch?

  • Place: FLA Live Arena in Sunshine, Florida
  • Date: Thursday, June 8, 2023
  • Time: 8:00 PM
  • How to Watch: TNT

Vegas Golden Knights Looking Unbeatable

The Golden Knights lead the 2023 Stanley Cup Finals 2-0, blowing the Florida Panthers each time. In Game 1, they won 5-2 with five different players scoring a goal. Five different Vegas players got on the scoresheet in Game 2, which the Golden Knights won 7-2. Jonathan Marchessault and Brett Howden each scored two goals in that match.

Marchessault is Vegas’s scoring leader, which is why it’s no surprise he did great against the Panthers. Howden’s performance came as a sort of surprise considering that he scored just 7 goals in the 54 games he played in the regular season.

Another surprising thing is that Vegas’s second-highest scorer Jack Eichel did not score a single goal in the two games of the 2023 Stanley Cup Finals. He did, however, record four assists.

Florida Panthers Need Help of Their Fans

The Panthers got to the postseason after booking the last available spot in the Eastern Conference. On the road to the 2023 Stanley Cup Finals, they knocked out the Boston Bruins (4-3 in the series), Toronto Maple Leafs (4-1), and Carolina Hurricanes (4-0).

When it started looking as if they’d lifted their form to the maximum, the Stanley Cup Finals came. And the Panthers got destroyed by the Golden Knights in both games played so far. They still have a chance to fight back, and this time, it’s on their turf.

Unfortunately for them, they haven’t been great in Florida this season. They were 23-5-13 at home in the regular season, while going 3-0-3 in the postseason.

Vegas Golden Knights vs Florida Panthers Game 3 Prediction

The Vegas Golden Knights are way, way better than the Florida Panthers. They’ve got a much better roster, with a number of players who could shine on Thursday. That said, we think it’s very likely they’re going to win Game 3, although probably not by a huge margin as was the case in the previous two games of the 2023 Stanley Cup Finals.

Pick: Vegas Golden Knights to win


Jessie is our resident sports specialist with over 4 years of experience in sports journalism. She's worked with several prominent online sports news outlets in the past and has accrued specialist insight across a wide range of sports markets. Combined with her own love and excitement of sports, having competed at a national level during college, she aims to improve sports coverage value for our readers at GamblingNews.

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