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May 28, 7:10 PM | GrassFenway Park

Philadelphia Phillies vs Boston Red Sox Odds

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Inter-league play resumes on Tuesday as the Red Sox take on the Phillies at Fenway Park in a key battle on the odds menu.

Cliff Lee gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Phillies on this day; he's 5-2 on the season. The Red Sox, meanwhile, will counter with Ryan Dempster, who will be looking to improve on his 2-5 mark.

View Philadelphia vs Boston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Red Sox were listed as -120 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 8 earlier at TopBet.

Power Rankings:
The Red Sox sit at No. 3 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Phillies sit at a National League No. 11 on the same chart.

How They Match Up:
At the plate, Boston owns the No. 7 ranking for hits in the American League at 9 per game. By contrast, the Phillies are rated No. 11 in the same category at 8.1 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Boston has the American League's No. 6-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Phillies own the National League's No. 10 mark in runs allowed.

In their last action, Philadelphia was a 9-3 loser on the road against the Red Sox. Bettors on Boston at -174 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (12) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Philadelphia looks to rebound from a loss to the Red Sox, who beat them 9-3 on Monday behind a start from Alfredo Aceves at Fenway Park.

Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing Boston are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4

Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Philadelphia are 6-4
After playing Philadelphia are 8-2
After a win are 7-3

A few Phillies at Red Sox trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing on the road against Boston
Philadelphia is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Boston
Boston is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
Boston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games

Next up:
Philadelphia home to Boston, Wednesday, May 29