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Boston Red Sox vs. Los Angeles Angels

The Boston Red Sox and the Los Angeles Angels will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Angel Stadium.

The Red Sox will pin their hopes on the pitching of right hander Clay Buchholz in this game. Buchholz has a 5-7 record and a 6.20 ERA this season.

The Angels will counter Buchholz with Garrett Richards. Right hander Richards has a 2.58 ERA to go along with a 12-4 record this season.

Oddsmakers opened the Angels as -195-moneyline favorites versus the Red Sox, while the game's total opened at 8

Last time out for Boston, they were a 4-2 winner as they battled the Angels on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Sox at +175 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Boston:
Team record: 51-64
Boston is 4-12 SU in its last 16 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games
Boston is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games on the road

Los Angeles:
Team record: 67-48
Current Streak: lost 4 straight games.
LA Angels is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Angels's last 5 games
LA Angels is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Angels's last 5 games at home

Next up:
Boston at LA Angels Sunday, August 10