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|Boston Red Sox vs. Detroit Tigers|
The Boston Red Sox and the Detroit Tigers will both be gunning for a victory on Thursday when they meet at Comerica Park.
John Lackey will be the starting pitcher for the Red Sox on this day. Righthander Lackey is 4-5 this season with a 3.08 ERA.
Lackey's opponent in this one will be Jose Alvarez. The Tigers lefthander has a 1.50 ERA to go along with a 1-0 record this season.The Red Sox were a 6-2 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Rays. That made winners of bettors who got Tampa Bay at +119 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for UNDER bettors. In their last action, Detroit was a 13-3 loser at home against the Orioles. Bettors on Baltimore at +129 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (16) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Current streak:
Detroit has lost 2 straight games.
Boston: 44-30 SU
Detroit: 39-31 SU
Boston most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Detroit are 7-3
After playing Tampa Bay are 7-3
After a loss are 8-2
Detroit most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Boston are 4-6
After playing Baltimore are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
Detroit home to Boston, Friday, June 21