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The division rival Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers are set to renew hostilities on Thursday when they meet at Wells Fargo Center.

Pittsburgh was a 4-3 winner in its last match at home against the Lightning. They won as -161 favorites, while the total score of 7 made winners of OVER bettors.

Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 4-2 loser as they battled the Rangers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rangers at -125 were rewarded, while the 6 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Philadelphia:
Team record: 11-12-1 SU, ATS

The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 8 games
is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games at home
is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games when playing Pittsburgh

When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Tampa Bay are 9-1
After playing NY Rangers are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

Pittsburgh:
Team record: 15-8-0 SU, ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games
is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games
is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 17 of last 25 games on the road

When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Ottawa are 5-5
After playing Tampa Bay are 4-6
After a win are 7-3

Next up:
Pittsburgh at Toronto, Saturday, March 9
Philadelphia at Boston, Saturday, March 9