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If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Saturday when the Boston Red Sox and the Baltimore Orioles meet at Camden Yards.
John Lackey will be the starting pitcher for the Red Sox on this day. Righthander Lackey is 3-5 this season with a 3.14 ERA.
Meanwhile, it'll be Freddy Garcia who starts for the Orioles. Righthander Garcia is 3-3 with a 4.47 ERA so far this season.
Boston was a 2-0 loser in its last match on the road against the Orioles. They lost as +105 underdogs, while the total score of 2 made winners of UNDER bettors.
Boston has lost 2 straight games.
Baltimore has won 2 straight games.
Boston: 41-28 SU
Baltimore: 39-29 SU
Boston most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Baltimore are 3-7
After playing Baltimore are 2-8
After a loss are 7-3
Baltimore most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Boston are 7-3
After playing Boston are 7-3
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games when playing Baltimore
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston's last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games on the road
Boston is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing Baltimore
Baltimore is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Boston
Baltimore is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Boston
Baltimore is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Baltimore is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Baltimore home to Boston, Sunday, June 16