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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Sunday when the Toronto Blue Jays and the Boston Red Sox meet at Fenway Park.
The Blue Jays will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Chad Jenkins in this game. Jenkins has a 0-0 record and a 0.00 ERA this season.
It'll be Ryan Dempster toeing the rubber for the Red Sox in this contest. Righthander Dempster is 2-3 with a 2.93 ERA so far this season.
The Blue Jays were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Red Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Toronto at +175 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Toronto: 14-24 SU
Boston: 22-15 SU
Toronto most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing San Francisco are 4-6
After playing Boston are 3-7
After a win are 3-7
Boston most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After playing Toronto are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
Toronto is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Toronto's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games on the road
Toronto is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games at home
Boston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Toronto
Boston is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Toronto home to San Francisco, Tuesday, May 14
Boston at Tampa Bay, Tuesday, May 14