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The New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox will both be gunning for a victory on Sunday when they meet at Fenway Park.
The Yankees will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander CC Sabathia in this game. Sabathia has a 10-10 record and a 4.66 ERA this season.
The Red Sox will counter Sabathia with Ryan Dempster. Righthander Dempster has a 4.50 ERA to go along with a 6-8 record this season.
New York lost its last outing, a 6-1 result against the Red Sox on August 17. Bettors who backed the Red Sox at -130 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
New York: 63-59 SU
Boston: 73-52 SU
New York most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Toronto are 6-4
After playing Boston are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4
Boston most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing San Francisco are 6-3
After playing NY Yankees are 7-3
After a win are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of NY Yankees's last 8 games when playing on the road against Boston
NY Yankees are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Boston's last 7 games
Boston is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Boston's last 8 games when playing at home against NY Yankees
Boston is 5-2 SU in their last 7 games when playing NY Yankees
NY Yankees home to Toronto, Tuesday, August 20
Boston at San Francisco, Monday, August 19