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The Cleveland Indians will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Wednesday when they take on the Boston Red Sox at Progressive Field.
The Red Sox will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Alfredo Aceves in this game. Aceves has a 0-0 record and a 3.60 ERA this season.
Aceves's opponent in this one will be Justin Masterson. The Indians righthander has a 0.41 ERA to go along with a 3-0 record this season.
Last time out for Boston, they were a 7-2 winner as they battled the Indians on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Sox at -117 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Boston has won 4 straight games.
Cleveland has lost 2 straight games.
Boston: 9-4 SU
Cleveland: 5-7 SU
Boston most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Cleveland are 5-5
After playing Cleveland are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
Cleveland most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Boston are 4-6
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston's last 8 games on the road
Boston is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Cleveland's last 12 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cleveland's last 9 games when playing at home against Boston
Cleveland is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
Cleveland home to Boston, Thursday, April 18