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The Arizona Diamondbacks and the Boston Red Sox will both be trying to pick up a win on Sunday when they battle at Fenway Park in an interleague contest.
The Diamondbacks will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Brandon McCarthy in this game. McCarthy has a 2-4 record and a 4.99 ERA this season.
McCarthy's opponent in this one will be Felix Doubront. The Red Sox lefthander has a 3.47 ERA to go along with a 7-5 record this season.
In their last action, Arizona was a 5-2 loser on the road against the Red Sox. Bettors on Boston at -147 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Arizona: 56-54 SU
Boston: 67-45 SU
Arizona most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After playing Boston are 1-9
After a loss are 6-4
Boston most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Houston are 9-1
After playing Arizona are 9-1
After a win are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Arizona's last 10 games when playing Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Arizona's last 8 games when playing on the road against Boston
Boston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Arizona
Boston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Arizona
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Arizona home to Tampa Bay, Tuesday, August 6
Boston at Houston, Monday, August 5