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MLB BASEBALL

Detroit Tigers vs. Boston Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox will be trying to extend a winning streak on Monday when they take on the Detroit Tigers at Fenway Park.

Doug Fister will be the starting pitcher for the Tigers on this day. Righthander Fister is 11-7 this season with a 3.81 ERA.

The Red Sox will counter Fister with John Lackey. Righthander Lackey has a 3.19 ERA to go along with a 8-11 record this season.

In their last action, Detroit was a 4-0 loser at home against the Indians. Bettors on Cleveland at +145 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Boston won its last outing, a 7-6 result against the White Sox on September 1. Bettors who backed the Red Sox at -245 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (13) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Current streak:
Boston has won 3 straight games.

Team records:
Detroit: 80-57 SU
Boston: 82-56 SU

Detroit most recently:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Boston are 3-7
After playing Cleveland are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

Boston most recently:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Detroit are 7-3
After playing Chi White Sox are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit's last 7 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Detroit's last 13 games when playing Boston
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Boston
Boston is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston's last 7 games when playing at home against Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Boston's last 13 games when playing Detroit
Boston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Boston home to Detroit, Tuesday, September 3