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The division rival Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees are set to renew hostilities on Friday when they meet at Yankee Stadium.
The Red Sox will give the ball to starter Jon Lester in this one. Lefthander Lester is 6-1 this season with a 3.34 ERA.
Starting this game for the Yankees will be CC Sabathia. The lefthander has a 3.96 ERA to go along with a 4-4 record this season.
The Red Sox were a 9-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Phillies. That made winners of bettors who got Boston at -132 on the moneyline, while the total score (11) was good news for OVER bettors.
New York lost its last outing, a 3-1 result against the Mets on May 30. Bettors who backed the Mets at +185 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
New York has lost 5 straight games.
Boston: 33-22 SU
New York: 30-23 SU
Boston most recently:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing NY Yankees are 4-6
After playing Philadelphia are 7-3
After a win are 7-3
New York most recently:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing NY Mets are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
Boston is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Boston is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games when playing NY Yankees
NY Yankees are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games when playing Boston
NY Yankees are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 6 games when playing Boston
NY Yankees home to Boston, Saturday, June 1