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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Friday when the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees meet at Yankee Stadium.
The Red Sox will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Jon Lester in this game. Lester has a 0-2 record and a 2.51 ERA this season.
Meanwhile, it'll be CC Sabathia who starts for the Yankees. Lefthander Sabathia is 1-1 with a 7.50 ERA so far this season.
The Red Sox were a 4-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Yankees. That made winners of bettors who got New York at -103 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Boston: 4-6 SU
New York: 5-5 SU
Boston most recently:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing NY Yankees are 8-2
After playing NY Yankees are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3
New York most recently:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Boston are 3-7
After playing Boston are 3-7
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games
Boston is 6-2 SU in their last 8 games when playing NY Yankees
Boston is 5-2 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of NY Yankees's last 19 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of NY Yankees's last 11 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of NY Yankees's last 9 games when playing Boston
NY Yankees are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Boston
NY Yankees home to Boston, Saturday, April 12