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The fans at Fenway Park will be treated to a game between the Texas Rangers and the Boston Red Sox when they take their seats on Monday.
The Rangers will give the ball to starter Tanner Scheppers in this one. Righthander Scheppers is 0-0 this season with a 15.75 ERA.
The Red Sox will counter Scheppers with John Lackey. Righthander Lackey has a 3.00 ERA to go along with a 1-0 record this season.
In their last action, Texas was a 3-0 winner on the road against the Rays. Bettors on Texas at -108 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Boston lost its last outing, a 4-0 result against the Brewers on April 6. Bettors who backed the Brewers at +150 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Boston has lost 3 straight games.
Texas: 3-3 SU
Boston: 2-4 SU
Texas most recently:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing Tampa Bay are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
Boston most recently:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Texas are 6-4
After playing Milwaukee are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
Texas is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Boston
Texas is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Texas's last 10 games when playing on the road against Boston
Texas is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Boston's last 10 games when playing at home against Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games when playing Texas
Boston is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Boston home to Texas, Tuesday, April 8