MLB Matchups  >>  Detroit Tigers vs. Boston Red Sox Preview 09/04/2013

 
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The Detroit Tigers and the Boston Red Sox will both be gunning for a victory on Wednesday when they meet at Fenway Park.

Righthander Rick Porcello will take the mound for the Tigers to start this game. Porcello is 11-7 this season with a 4.50 ERA.

It'll be Ryan Dempster toeing the rubber for the Red Sox in this contest. Righthander Dempster is 7-9 with a 4.75 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Red Sox listed as 123-moneyline favorites versus the Tigers, while the game's total is sitting at 9½.
In their last action, Detroit was a 2-1 loser on the road against the Red Sox. Bettors on Boston at -109 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

TEAM RECORDS:
Detroit: 81-58 SU
Boston: 83-57 SU
DETROIT MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Kansas City are 5-5
After playing Boston are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4

BOSTON MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing NY Yankees are 5-5
After playing Detroit are 5-5
After a win are 5-5


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
Detroit is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Detroit's last 15 games when playing Boston
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Boston is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games when playing at home against Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Boston's last 15 games when playing Detroit

NEXT UP:
Detroit at Kansas City, Friday, September 6
Boston at NY Yankees, Thursday, September 5