MLB Matchups  >>  Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Boston Red Sox Preview 08/03/2013

 
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The Arizona Diamondbacks and the Boston Red Sox will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Fenway Park in an interleague contest.

The Diamondbacks will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Patrick Corbin in this game. Corbin has a 12-2 record and a 2.24 ERA this season.

The Red Sox will counter Corbin with Jake Peavy. Righthander Peavy has a 4.28 ERA to go along with a 8-4 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Red Sox listed as 149-moneyline favorites versus the Diamondbacks, while the game's total is sitting at 9.
The Diamondbacks were a 7-6 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Red Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Arizona at +176 on the moneyline, while the total score (13) was good news for OVER bettors.

TEAM RECORDS:
Arizona: 56-53 SU
Boston: 66-45 SU
ARIZONA MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 2-8
After playing Boston are 1-9
After a win are 4-6

BOSTON MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Arizona are 8-2
After playing Arizona are 9-1
After a loss are 6-4


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Arizona's last 9 games when playing Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona's last 7 games when playing on the road against Boston
Boston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Arizona
Boston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Arizona
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Boston's last 9 games when playing Arizona
Boston is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games at home

NEXT UP:
Boston home to Arizona, Sunday, August 4