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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Saturday when the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox meet at Fenway Park.
The Yankees will give the ball to starter CC Sabathia in this one. Lefthander Sabathia is 13-12 this season with a 4.82 ERA.
Starting this game for the Red Sox will be Jon Lester. The lefthander has a 3.86 ERA to go along with a 13-8 record this season.
In their last action, New York was an 8-4 loser on the road against the Red Sox. Bettors on Boston at -130 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (12) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
New York: 79-69 SU
Boston: 90-59 SU
New York most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Boston are 4-6
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3
Boston most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing NY Yankees are 6-4
After playing NY Yankees are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Yankees's last 6 games when playing Boston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 5 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone OVER in 10 of NY Yankees's last 13 games
NY Yankees are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games
Boston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 6 games when playing NY Yankees
Boston is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
Boston is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing NY Yankees
Boston home to NY Yankees, Sunday, September 15