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The fans at Fenway Park will be treated to a game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Boston Red Sox when they take their seats on Friday.
Righthander Randall Delgado will take the mound for the Diamondbacks to start this game. Delgado is 3-3 this season with a 2.61 ERA.
Starting this game for the Red Sox will be Jon Lester. The lefthander has a 4.27 ERA to go along with a 10-6 record this season.
In their last action, Arizona was a 7-1 loser on the road against the Rangers. Bettors on Texas at -250 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Boston won its last outing, an 8-7 result against the Mariners on August 1. Bettors who backed the Red Sox at -110 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (15) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Boston has won 3 straight games.
Arizona: 55-53 SU
Boston: 66-44 SU
Arizona most recently:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Boston are 3-7
After playing Texas are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
Boston most recently:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Arizona are 7-3
After playing Seattle are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Arizona's last 8 games when playing Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona's last 6 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games
Boston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Arizona
Boston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Arizona
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Boston's last 8 games when playing Arizona
Boston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Boston home to Arizona, Saturday, August 3