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The Oakland Athletics will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Tuesday when they take on the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park.
The Athletics will give the ball to starter Bartolo Colon in this one. Righthander Colon is 2-0 this season with a 3.32 ERA.
Colon's opponent in this one will be Alfredo Aceves. The Red Sox righthander has a 4.50 ERA to go along with a 1-0 record this season.
Last time out for Oakland, they were a 9-6 loser as they battled the Red Sox on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Sox at -136 were rewarded, while the 15 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Oakland has lost 4 straight games.
Oakland: 12-8 SU
Boston: 13-6 SU
Oakland most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 7-3
After playing Boston are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6
Boston most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Oakland are 2-8
After playing Oakland are 0-10
After a win are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Oakland's last 11 games on the road
Oakland is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing Boston
The total has gone OVER in 16 of Oakland's last 19 games
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Oakland's last 17 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Boston's last 17 games when playing at home against Oakland
Boston is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Boston's last 19 games at home
Boston home to Oakland, Wednesday, April 24