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MLB BASEBALL

Boston Red Sox vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

The Boston Red Sox and the Los Angeles Dodgers will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Dodger Stadium.

Lefthander Jon Lester will take the mound for the Red Sox to start this game. Lester is 11-7 this season with a 4.09 ERA.

Starting this game for the Dodgers will be Hyun-Jin Ryu. The lefthander has a 2.95 ERA to go along with a 12-4 record this season.

Boston was a 2-0 loser in its last match on the road against the Dodgers. They lost as +100 underdogs, while the total score of 2 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Current streak:
Los Angeles has won 4 straight games.

Team records:
Boston: 75-55 SU
Los Angeles: 76-52 SU

Boston most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing LA Dodgers are 7-3
After playing LA Dodgers are 3-6
After a loss are 7-3

Los Angeles most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Boston are 4-5
After a win are 9-1

A few trends to consider:
Boston is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing LA Dodgers
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games when playing LA Dodgers
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Boston's last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Boston's last 12 games
LA Dodgers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games at home
LA Dodgers are 14-2 SU in their last 16 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers's last 5 games when playing Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of LA Dodgers's last 18 games at home

Next up:
LA Dodgers home to Boston, Sunday, August 25