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The Boston Red Sox and the St. Louis Cardinals will both be trying to pick up a win on Sunday when they battle at Busch Stadium in an interleague contest.
Righthander Clay Buchholz will take the mound for the Red Sox to start this game. Buchholz is 12-1 this season with a 2.23 ERA.
The Cardinals will counter Buchholz with Lance Lynn. Righthander Lynn has a 4.09 ERA to go along with a 16-11 record this season.
Last time out for Boston, they were a 5-4 loser as they battled the Cardinals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Cardinals at -104 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Boston: 97-65 SU
St. Louis: 97-65 SU
Boston most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 8-2
Before playing St. Louis are 5-5
After playing St. Louis are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3
St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Boston are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Boston's last 11 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Boston's last 18 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Boston's last 12 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games when playing on the road against St. Louis
St. Louis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis's last 5 games
St. Louis is 15-5 SU in its last 20 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis's last 7 games at home
St. Louis home to Boston, Monday, October 28