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The fans at Yankee Stadium will be treated to a game between the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees when they take their seats on Sunday.
The Red Sox will trot Jon Lester out to the mound in this one. Lefthander Lester has a 13-8 record and a 3.89 ERA this season.
The Yankees will counter Lester with Hiroki Kuroda. Righthander Kuroda has a 2.99 ERA to go along with a 11-10 record this season.
Boston won its last outing, a 13-9 result against the Yankees on September 7. Bettors who backed the Red Sox at -125 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (22) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Boston has won 5 straight games.
New York has lost 3 straight games.
Boston: 87-57 SU
New York: 75-67 SU
Boston most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 2-8
Before playing Tampa Bay are 7-3
After playing NY Yankees are 7-3
After a win are 8-2
New York most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Baltimore are 5-5
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
Boston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Boston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Boston is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston's last 7 games when playing 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 6 of NY Yankees's last 7 games when playing Boston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 5 games when playing at home against Boston
Boston at Tampa Bay, Tuesday, September 10
NY Yankees at Baltimore, Monday, September 9