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MLB BASEBALL

Houston Astros vs. Boston Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox will be trying to extend a winning streak on Saturday when they take on the Houston Astros at Fenway Park.

The Astros will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Brad Peacock in this game. Peacock has a 1-2 record and a 7.50 ERA this season.

The Red Sox will counter Peacock with Felix Doubront. Lefthander Doubront has a 4.32 ERA to go along with a 2-0 record this season.

The Astros were a 7-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Red Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Boston at -260 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors.

Current streak:
Houston has lost 2 straight games.
Boston has won 3 straight games.

Team records:
Houston: 7-16 SU
Boston: 16-7 SU

Houston most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Boston are 4-6
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7

Boston most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Houston are 9-1
After playing Houston are 5-5
After a win are 8-2

A few trends to consider:
Houston is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games
Houston is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Houston is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Boston
Houston is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Boston
Boston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Houston
Boston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Houston
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 6 games at home

Next up:
Boston home to Houston, Sunday, April 28