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If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Thursday when the Philadelphia Flyers and the New York Rangers meet at Madison Square Garden.

Philadelphia was a 6-5 loser in its last match at home against the Hurricanes. They lost as -150 favorites, while the total score of 11 made winners of OVER bettors.

New York lost its last outing, a 1-0 result against the Canadiens on April 12. Bettors who backed the Canadiens at -140 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (1) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

New York:
Team record: 45-31-6 SU, ATS

NY Rangers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the NY Rangers last 6 games
NY Rangers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games at home
NY Rangers are 13-4 SU in their last 17 games when playing Philadelphia

When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Florida are 6-4
After playing Montreal are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4

Team record: 42-30-10 SU, ATS

The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games on the road
is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road

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

Next up:
NY Rangers home to Philadelphia, Sunday, April 20