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The division rival Toronto Maple Leafs and Tampa Bay Lightning are set to renew hostilities on Thursday when they meet at Tampa Bay Times Forum.

The Maple Leafs were a 4-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Panthers. That made winners of bettors who got Florida at +100 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.

The Lightning were a 2-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Wild. That made winners of bettors who got Minnesota at -107 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Tampa Bay:
Team record: 32-19-5 SU, ATS

The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games at home
is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Toronto
is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games at home
is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home

When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing St. Louis are 4-6
After playing Minnesota are 4-4-1
After a loss are 7-3

Toronto:
Team record: 30-22-6 SU, ATS

The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 9 of last 11 games
is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games
is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Tampa Bay

When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing San Jose are 5-5-1
After playing Florida are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6

Next up:
Toronto home to Vancouver, Saturday, February 8
Tampa Bay home to Detroit, Saturday, February 8