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The Boston Red Sox and the Detroit Tigers will both be gunning for a victory on Wednesday when they meet at Comerica Park.
The Red Sox will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Jake Peavy in this game. Peavy has a 12-5 record and a 4.07 ERA this season.
Starting this game for the Tigers will be Doug Fister. The righthander has a 3.71 ERA to go along with a 14-9 record this season.
The Red Sox were a 1-0 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Tigers. That made winners of bettors who got Boston at +135 on the moneyline, while the total score (1) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Boston: 97-65 SU
Detroit: 93-69 SU
Boston most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Detroit are 5-5
After playing Detroit are 7-3
After a win are 4-6
Detroit most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Boston's last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston's last 8 games on the road
Boston is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Detroit's last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Detroit's last 14 games
Detroit is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Boston
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games when playing at home against Boston
Detroit home to Boston, Thursday, October 17