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MLB BASEBALL

New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Saturday when they take on the New York Yankees at Fenway Park.

Righthander Hiroki Kuroda will take the mound for the Yankees to start this game. Kuroda is 11-7 this season with a 2.33 ERA.

Meanwhile, it'll be John Lackey who starts for the Red Sox. Righthander Lackey is 7-10 with a 3.32 ERA so far this season.

New York won its last outing, a 10-3 result against the Red Sox on August 16. Bettors who backed the Yankees at +170 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (13) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Current streak:
Boston has lost 3 straight games.

Team records:
New York: 63-58 SU
Boston: 72-52 SU

New York most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Boston are 3-7
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a win are 3-7

Boston most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing NY Yankees are 5-5
After playing NY Yankees are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of NY Yankees's last 7 games
NY Yankees are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 5 games on the road
NY Yankees are 10-4 SU in their last 14 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 6 games
Boston is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 7 games when playing at home against NY Yankees
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Boston's last 19 games at home

Next up:
Boston home to NY Yankees, Sunday, August 18