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|Philadelphia Phillies vs. Boston Red Sox|
The Boston Red Sox will be trying to extend a winning streak on Tuesday when they take on the Philadelphia Phillies at Fenway Park.
The Phillies will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Cliff Lee in this game. Lee has a 5-2 record and a 2.48 ERA this season.
The Red Sox will counter Lee with Ryan Dempster. Righthander Dempster has a 4.69 ERA to go along with a 2-5 record this season.In their last action, Philadelphia was a 9-3 loser on the road against the Red Sox. Bettors on Boston at -174 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (12) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Current streak:
Philadelphia has lost 2 straight games.
Boston has won 4 straight games.
Philadelphia: 24-27 SU
Boston: 32-20 SU
Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing Boston are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4
Boston most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Philadelphia are 6-4
After playing Philadelphia are 8-2
After a win are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
Boston at Philadelphia, Wednesday, May 29