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New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

The division rival New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox are set to renew hostilities on Tuesday when they meet at Fenway Park.

The Yankees will give the ball to starter Masahiro Tanaka in this one. Righthander Tanaka is 2-0 this season with a 2.05 ERA.

The Red Sox will counter Tanaka with Jon Lester. Lefthander Lester has a 2.17 ERA to go along with a 2-2 record this season.

Last time out for New York, they were a 5-1 winner as they battled the Rays on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Yankees at +120 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Boston lost its last outing, a 7-6 result against the Orioles on April 21. Bettors who backed the Orioles at +140 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (13) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Team records:
New York: 11-8 SU
Boston: 9-11 SU

New York most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Boston are 3-7
After playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After a win are 6-4

Boston most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing NY Yankees are 7-3
After playing Baltimore are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 5 games on the road
NY Yankees are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Yankees's last 7 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 6 games when playing Boston
Boston is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against NY Yankees
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 7 games when playing at home against NY Yankees
Boston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games

Next up:
Boston home to NY Yankees, Wednesday, April 23