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The fans at Rangers Ballpark will be treated to a game between the Boston Red Sox and the Texas Rangers when they take their seats on Saturday.
The Red Sox will give the ball to starter John Lackey in this one. Righthander Lackey is 1-1 this season with a 2.61 ERA.
Meanwhile, it'll be Alexi Ogando who starts for the Rangers. Righthander Ogando is 2-2 with a 3.38 ERA so far this season.
In their last action, Boston was a 7-0 loser on the road against the Rangers. Bettors on Texas at -128 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Boston: 20-9 SU
Texas: 18-11 SU
Boston most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Texas are 5-5
After playing Texas are 1-9
After a loss are 6-4
Texas most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Boston are 4-6
After playing Boston are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games when playing on the road against Texas
Boston is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
Boston is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas's last 5 games when playing at home against Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games
Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Texas's last 9 games at home
Texas home to Boston, Sunday, May 5