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The San Diego Padres and the Boston Red Sox will both be trying to pick up a win on Wednesday when they battle at Fenway Park.
Righthander Edinson Volquez will take the mound for the Padres to start this game. Volquez is 6-6 this season with a 5.50 ERA.
Volquez's opponent in this one will be Jon Lester. The Red Sox lefthander has a 4.61 ERA to go along with a 8-4 record this season.
Last time out for San Diego, they were a 4-1 loser as they battled the Red Sox on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Sox at -220 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
San Diego has lost 4 straight games.
Boston has won 2 straight games.
San Diego: 40-44 SU
Boston: 51-34 SU
San Diego most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Boston are 4-6
After playing Boston are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6
Boston most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing San Diego are 7-3
After playing San Diego are 3-7
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of San Diego's last 13 games when playing Boston
The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Diego's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 10 of San Diego's last 14 games on the road
San Diego is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
Boston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Boston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Boston's last 13 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Boston's last 10 games at home
Boston home to San Diego, Thursday, July 4