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The fans at Fenway Park will be treated to a game between the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox when they take their seats on Sunday.
The Yankees will trot David Phelps out to the mound in this one. Right hander Phelps has a 5-5 record and a 4.06 ERA this season.
The Red Sox will counter Phelps with Clay Buchholz. Right hander Buchholz has a 5.87 ERA to go along with a 5-7 record this season.
Oddsmakers opened the Red Sox as -131-moneyline favorites versus the Yankees, while the game's total opened at 9
The Yankees were a 6-4 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Red Sox. That made winners of bettors who got New York at +106 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors.
Team record: 56-53
NY Yankees is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of NY Yankees's last 18 games
NY Yankees is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of NY Yankees's last 8 games on the road
Team record: 49-61
Boston is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 7 games
Boston is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 7 games at home
NY Yankees home to Detroit Monday, August 4
Boston at St. Louis Tuesday, August 5