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Baltimore Orioles vs. Boston Red Sox

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