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The division rival Baltimore Orioles and Boston Red Sox are set to renew hostilities on Thursday when they meet at Fenway Park.
The Orioles will give the ball to starter Chris Tillman in this one. Righthander Tillman is 14-4 this season with a 3.66 ERA.
It'll be Jon Lester toeing the rubber for the Red Sox in this contest. Lefthander Lester is 12-7 with a 3.97 ERA so far this season.
Baltimore lost its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Red Sox on August 28. Bettors who backed the Red Sox at -180 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Baltimore has lost 2 straight games.
Boston has won 4 straight games.
Baltimore: 70-61 SU
Boston: 79-55 SU
Baltimore most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing NY Yankees are 5-5
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
Boston most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Chi White Sox are 7-3
After playing Baltimore are 6-4
After a win are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Baltimore's last 10 games when playing Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Baltimore's last 10 games when playing on the road against Boston
Baltimore is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Baltimore's last 12 games
Boston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Baltimore
Boston is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Boston's last 10 games when playing Baltimore
Baltimore at NY Yankees, Friday, August 30
Boston home to Chi White Sox, Friday, August 30