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The Boston Red Sox and the Colorado Rockies will both be gunning for a victory on Tuesday when they meet at Coors Field in an interleague contest.
The Red Sox will give the ball to starter John Lackey in this one. Righthander Lackey is 10-12 this season with a 3.44 ERA.
Starting this game for the Rockies will be Tyler Chatwood. The righthander has a 3.36 ERA to go along with a 7-5 record this season.
Last time out for Boston, they were a 5-2 winner as they battled the Blue Jays at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Sox at -150 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Colorado was a 13-9 loser in its last match at home against the Diamondbacks. They lost as +117 underdogs, while the total score of 22 made winners of OVER bettors.
Colorado has lost 2 straight games.
Boston: 95-62 SU
Colorado: 71-86 SU
Boston most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing Colorado are 6-4
After playing Toronto are 4-6
After a win are 6-4
Colorado most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing Arizona are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 6 games
Boston is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Boston is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing Colorado
Boston is 16-6 SU in its last 22 games
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Colorado's last 14 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Colorado's last 10 games
Colorado is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
Colorado is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Boston
Colorado home to Boston, Wednesday, September 25