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MLB BASEBALL

Boston Red Sox vs. Houston Astros

The Boston Red Sox and the Houston Astros will both be gunning for a victory on Tuesday when they meet at Minute Maid Park.

Righthander Steven Wright will take the mound for the Red Sox to start this game. Wright is 0-0 this season with a 0.00 ERA.

Wright's opponent in this one will be Jordan Lyles. The Astros righthander has a 4.91 ERA to go along with a 4-5 record this season.

The Red Sox were a 2-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Astros. That made winners of bettors who got Houston at +181 on the moneyline, while the total score (2) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Team records:
Boston: 68-46 SU
Houston: 37-74 SU

Boston most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Houston are 9-1
After playing Houston are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

Houston most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing Boston are 3-7
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a win are 0-10

A few trends to consider:
Boston is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Boston's last 7 games on the road
Boston is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Boston's last 20 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games at home
Houston is 3-11 SU in its last 14 games at home
Houston is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Houston is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing Boston

Next up:
Houston home to Boston, Wednesday, August 7