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The New York Yankees will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Saturday when they take on the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park.
Righthander Hiroki Kuroda will take the mound for the Yankees to start this game. Kuroda is 8-6 this season with a 2.65 ERA.
Kuroda's opponent in this one will be John Lackey. The Red Sox righthander has a 2.78 ERA to go along with a 7-6 record this season.
The Yankees were a 4-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Red Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Boston at -174 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for UNDER bettors.
New York has lost 3 straight games.
New York: 51-45 SU
Boston: 59-39 SU
New York most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing Boston are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8
Boston most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing NY Yankees are 4-6
After playing NY Yankees are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
NY Yankees are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 5 games when playing Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 5 games when playing on the road against Boston
NY Yankees are 8-3 SU in their last 11 games when playing on the road against Boston
Boston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games at home
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 when playing NY Yankees
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