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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Saturday when the Toronto Blue Jays and the Boston Red Sox meet at Fenway Park.
The Blue Jays will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Mark Buehrle in this game. Buehrle has a 11-9 record and a 4.17 ERA this season.
Buehrle's opponent in this one will be Clay Buchholz. The Red Sox righthander has a 1.51 ERA to go along with a 11-0 record this season.
In their last action, Toronto was a 6-3 loser on the road against the Red Sox. Bettors on Boston at -208 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Boston has won 2 straight games.
Toronto: 70-83 SU
Boston: 94-61 SU
Toronto most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing Boston are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3
Boston most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Toronto are 6-4
After playing Toronto are 3-7
After a win are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto's last 6 games when playing Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Toronto's last 8 games
Toronto is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 6 games when playing Toronto
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Toronto
Boston is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home
Boston is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games
Boston home to Toronto, Sunday, September 22