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The fans at Fenway Park will be treated to a interleague game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Boston Red Sox when they take their seats on Monday.
The Phillies will give the ball to starter Tyler Cloyd in this one. Righthander Cloyd is 1-0 this season with a 2.70 ERA.
The Red Sox will counter Cloyd with Alfredo Aceves. Righthander Aceves has a 8.10 ERA to go along with a 1-1 record this season.
Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 6-1 loser as they battled the Nationals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Nationals at -156 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
In their last action, Boston was a 6-5 winner at home against the Indians. Bettors on Boston at -140 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (11) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Boston has won 3 straight games.
Philadelphia: 24-26 SU
Boston: 31-20 SU
Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing Washington are 3-7
After a loss are 7-3
Boston most recently:
When playing on Monday are 8-2
Before playing Philadelphia are 6-4
After playing Cleveland are 8-2
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Philadelphia's last 9 games when playing on the road against Boston
Philadelphia is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games when playing Boston
Boston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Boston's last 9 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
Boston home to Philadelphia, Tuesday, May 28