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The Detroit Tigers and the Boston Red Sox will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Fenway Park.
Righthander Max Scherzer will take the mound for the Tigers to start this game. Scherzer is 22-3 this season with a 2.84 ERA.
Scherzer's opponent in this one will be Clay Buchholz. The Red Sox righthander has a 2.17 ERA to go along with a 12-1 record this season.
Boston won its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Tigers on October 17. Bettors who backed the Red Sox at +106 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Detroit: 93-69 SU
Boston: 97-65 SU
Detroit most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
Boston most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Detroit are 6-4
After playing Detroit are 7-3
After a win are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Detroit's last 12 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Detroit's last 16 games
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Detroit's last 21 games when playing Boston
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Detroit's last 12 games when playing on the road against Boston
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Boston is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games when playing at home against Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Boston's last 14 games
Boston is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Detroit
Boston home to Detroit, Sunday, October 20