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MLB BASEBALL

Boston Red Sox vs. Detroit Tigers

The Boston Red Sox and the Detroit Tigers will both be gunning for a victory on Sunday when they meet at Comerica Park.

The Red Sox will give the ball to starter Felix Doubront in this one. Lefthander Doubront is 4-3 this season with a 3.93 ERA.

It'll be Justin Verlander toeing the rubber for the Tigers in this contest. Righthander Verlander is 8-5 with a 3.72 ERA so far this season.

Last time out for Boston, they were a 10-3 loser as they battled the Tigers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Tigers at -173 were rewarded, while the 13 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Team records:
Boston: 45-32 SU
Detroit: 41-32 SU

Boston most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Colorado are 6-4
After playing Detroit are 6-4
After a loss are 8-2

Detroit most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing LA Angels are 4-6
After playing Boston are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Boston's last 12 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games when playing on the road against Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Boston's last 11 games
Boston is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Detroit is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Boston
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Detroit's last 12 games when playing Boston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing at home against Boston
Detroit is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games at home

Next up:
Boston home to Colorado, Tuesday, June 25
Detroit home to LA Angels, Tuesday, June 25