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The Boston Red Sox and the San Francisco Giants will both be gunning for a victory on Wednesday when they meet at AT&T Park in an interleague contest.
The Red Sox will trot Felix Doubront out to the mound in this one. Lefthander Doubront has a 8-6 record and a 3.69 ERA this season.
Doubront's opponent in this one will be Barry Zito. The Giants lefthander has a 5.09 ERA to go along with a 4-8 record this season.
Boston lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Giants on August 20. Bettors who backed the Giants at +148 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Boston: 74-54 SU
San Francisco: 56-69 SU
Boston most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing LA Dodgers are 6-3
After playing San Francisco are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3
San Francisco most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Pittsburgh are 6-4
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Boston's last 7 games on the road
Boston is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing San Francisco
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Boston's last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games when playing on the road against San Francisco
San Francisco is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of San Francisco's last 12 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Francisco's last 6 games when playing at home against Boston
San Francisco is 4-12 SU in its last 16 games at home
Boston at LA Dodgers, Friday, August 23
San Francisco home to Pittsburgh, Thursday, August 22