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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Sunday when the Boston Bruins and the Toronto Maple Leafs meet at Air Canada Centre.

The Bruins were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Penguins. That made winners of bettors who got Boston at -129 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for PUSH bettors.

Toronto won its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Senators on December 7. Bettors who backed the Maple Leafs at +131 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Toronto:
Team record: 16-11-3 SU, ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 8 of last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 7 games at home
is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 9 games when playing at home against Boston

When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing San Jose are 5-5-1
After playing Ottawa are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

Boston:
Team record: 19-8-2 SU, ATS

is 14-4 SU in its last 18 games when playing Toronto
is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Toronto
is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 9 games when playing on the road against Toronto

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

Next up:
Boston at Calgary, Tuesday, December 10
Toronto home to Los Angeles, Wednesday, December 11