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The Texas Rangers and the Boston Red Sox will both be gunning for a victory on Wednesday when they meet at Fenway Park.
Righthander Alexi Ogando will take the mound for the Rangers to start this game. Ogando is 4-2 this season with a 3.08 ERA.
The Red Sox will counter Ogando with John Lackey. Righthander Lackey has a 2.96 ERA to go along with a 3-5 record this season.
The Rangers were a 17-5 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Red Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Boston at -142 on the moneyline, while the total score (22) was good news for OVER bettors.
Boston has won 3 straight games.
Texas: 35-22 SU
Boston: 36-23 SU
Texas most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing Boston are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4
Boston most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Texas are 5-5
After playing Texas are 2-8
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
Texas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Boston
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Texas's last 8 games when playing on the road against Boston
Texas is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Texas's last 10 games when playing Boston
Boston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston's last 8 games when playing at home against Texas
Boston home to Texas, Thursday, June 6