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MLB BASEBALL

Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees

The Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Yankee Stadium.

The Red Sox will give the ball to starter John Lackey in this one. Righthander Lackey is 2-0 this season with a 1.38 ERA.

Meanwhile, it'll be Hiroki Kuroda who starts for the Yankees. Righthander Kuroda is 1-1 with a 2.92 ERA so far this season.

Last time out for Boston, they were a 4-2 winner as they battled the Yankees on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Sox at -127 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Team records:
Boston: 5-6 SU
New York: 5-6 SU

Boston most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing NY Yankees are 8-2
After playing NY Yankees are 7-3
After a win are 5-5

New York most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Boston are 3-7
After playing Boston are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 6 games
Boston is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing NY Yankees
Boston is 6-2 SU in their last 8 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of NY Yankees's last 20 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of NY Yankees's last 12 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 6 games when playing Boston
NY Yankees are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games when playing at home against Boston

Next up:
NY Yankees home to Boston, Sunday, April 13