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The Boston Red Sox will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Friday when they take on the New York Yankees at Fenway Park.
The Yankees will give the ball to starter Andy Pettitte in this one. Lefthander Pettitte is 7-9 this season with a 4.62 ERA.
Pettitte's opponent in this one will be Felix Doubront. The Red Sox lefthander has a 3.37 ERA to go along with a 8-5 record this season.
New York lost its last outing, an 8-4 result against the Angels on August 15. Bettors who backed the Angels at +101 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (12) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Boston was a 2-1 loser in its last match on the road against the Blue Jays. They lost as -115 favorites, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors.
Boston has lost 2 straight games.
New York: 62-58 SU
Boston: 72-51 SU
New York most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Boston are 4-6
After playing LA Angels are 7-3
After a loss are 6-4
Boston most recently:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing NY Yankees are 5-5
After playing Toronto are 3-7
After a loss are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Yankees's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees's last 6 games when playing on the road against Boston
NY Yankees are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees's last 7 games when playing Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games
Boston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 6 games when playing at home against NY Yankees
Boston is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing NY Yankees
Boston home to NY Yankees, Saturday, August 17