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Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees

A winning streak will be on the line for the Boston Red Sox on Friday when they battle the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium.

Lefthander Felix Doubront will take the mound for the Red Sox to start this game. Doubront is 10-6 this season with a 3.66 ERA.

The Yankees will counter Doubront with Andy Pettitte. Lefthander Pettitte has a 4.01 ERA to go along with a 10-9 record this season.

Last time out for Boston, they were a 9-8 winner as they battled the Yankees on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Sox at +100 were rewarded, while the 17 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Current streak:
Boston has won 3 straight games.

Team records:
Boston: 85-57 SU
New York: 75-65 SU

Boston most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing NY Yankees are 5-5
After playing NY Yankees are 7-3
After a win are 7-3

New York most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Boston are 4-6
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a loss are 8-2

A few trends to consider:
Boston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games when playing NY Yankees
Boston is 5-2 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Yankees's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Yankees's last 5 games at home
NY Yankees are 9-2 SU in their last 11 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 5 games when playing Boston

Next up:
NY Yankees home to Boston, Saturday, September 7