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The division rival New York Islanders and Pittsburgh Penguins are set to renew hostilities on Sunday when they meet at Consol Energy Centre.

New York won its last outing, a 5-2 result against the Capitals on March 9. Bettors who backed the Islanders at -118 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

The Penguins were a 5-4 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Maple Leafs. That made winners of bettors who got Pittsburgh at -153 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors.

Pittsburgh:
Team record: 17-8-0 SU, ATS
Current streak: won 4 straight games.

is 13-2 SU in their last 15 games when playing at home against NY Islanders
The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 7 games
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Ottawa are 5-5
After playing Toronto are 4-6
After a win are 7-3

New York:
Team record: 11-11-3 SU, ATS

The total has gone OVER in 4 of the NY Islanders last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh
NY Islanders are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the NY Islanders last 7 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
NY Islanders are 6-16 SU in their last 22 games when playing Pittsburgh

When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing New Jersey are 3-7
After playing Washington are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

Next up:
NY Islanders at Tampa Bay, Thursday, March 14
Pittsburgh home to Boston, Tuesday, March 12