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A winning streak will be on the line for the Boston Red Sox on Saturday when they battle the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium.
Righthander John Lackey will take the mound for the Red Sox to start this game. Lackey is 8-12 this season with a 3.22 ERA.
Starting this game for the Yankees will be David Huff. The lefthander has a 0.00 ERA to go along with a 0-0 record this season.
Boston won its last outing, a 12-8 result against the Yankees on September 6. Bettors who backed the Red Sox at -113 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (20) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Boston has won 4 straight games.
New York has lost 2 straight games.
Boston: 86-57 SU
New York: 75-66 SU
Boston most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing NY Yankees are 5-5
After playing NY Yankees are 7-3
After a win are 8-2
New York most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 4-6
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a loss are 8-2
A few trends to consider:
Boston is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
Boston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 6 games when playing NY Yankees
Boston is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Yankees's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Yankees's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Yankees's last 6 games when playing Boston
NY Yankees are 13-4 SU in their last 17 games at home
NY Yankees home to Boston, Sunday, September 8