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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Wednesday when the Baltimore Orioles and the Boston Red Sox meet at Fenway Park.

Lefthander Wei-Yin Chen will take the mound for the Orioles to start this game. Chen is 7-7 this season with a 4.00 ERA.

Chen's opponent in this one will be Jake Peavy. The Red Sox righthander has a 4.03 ERA to go along with a 11-5 record this season.

The Orioles were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Red Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Baltimore at +105 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Current streak:
Baltimore has won 2 straight games.

Team records:
Baltimore: 80-70 SU
Boston: 92-60 SU

Baltimore most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

Boston most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Baltimore are 6-4
After playing Baltimore are 6-4
After a loss are 8-2

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Baltimore's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Baltimore's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Baltimore's last 5 games when playing Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Baltimore's last 5 games when playing on the road against Boston
Boston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games when playing Baltimore
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games when playing at home against Baltimore
Boston is 17-5 SU in its last 22 games

Next up:
Boston home to Baltimore, Thursday, September 19