Rick Porcello (15-3, 3.40 ERA) and Zack Greinke (11-3, 3.67 ERA) take the hill in the last of a three-game series between the Boston Red Sox (63-52) and the Arizona Diamondbacks (48-68) at Fenway Park. The Red Sox won the last game 6-3, and Boston leads the series 2-0. Action begins at 1:35 p.m. ET on Sunday, Aug. 14 and can be seen on FSAZ and NESN.

Porcello pitched 8.0 innings in his most recent start, surrendering two runs, striking out six and walking one in a 5-3 win over the Yankees. Mookie Betts (.309, 87 Rs, 23 HRs, 76 RBIs, 18 SBs) went 1 for 4 yesterday with one RBI. Greinke went 6.0 innings, surrendering three runs, striking out six and walking one in a 5-3 win over the Mets in his last outing.

Boston is a -150 favorite against Arizona and the Over/Under (O/U) for this game is sitting at nine runs. The Red Sox have an overall money line of -551 and a record as the favorite of 46-37. Against the NL, they have had a solid season, earning 10-3 and 11-5 records as the favorite and SU, respectively. The Red Sox have no trouble scoring as they lead the AL in offense with 5.4 runs per game. The Red Sox lead the MLB in batting average with a phenomenal team average of .283. Boston is one of the best in the AL in terms of walks, earning an average of 3.4 per game. Boston's pitchers put it all together when National League teams are on the field. Its average runs allowed per game drops to 3.6 against NL teams, compared to its 4.7 season average. Opponents have consistently been struck out by the Red Sox, who rank fifth in the AL in strikeouts per game with 8.3.

As for their opponent, Arizona is coming in with an overall money line of -1,813 and a disappointing record of 26-44 as the underdog. Arizona has put in a lackluster performance against American League opponents, coming in with a subpar record SU ({betdsi.at.al.su_record}) and as the underdog (2-9). The Diamondbacks are tough outs for opponents, ranking third in the NL with 9.3 hits per road game. The Diamondbacks are an excellent base stealing team with 87 stolen bases, ranking fifth in the MLB.

The Red Sox have the edge in the season series, 2-0. The Red Sox have a 49-39 record against right-handed starting pitchers on the year, which is what they'll be facing when Greinke takes the mound. Porcello (RHP) will be on the hill against the Diamondbacks, who have a 33-52 record against right-handed starting pitchers.

Predictions: SU Winner - BOS, O/U - Over


Arizona has won 39% (22-35) of its games when leading after seven innings. However, Boston has won 56% (31-24) of its games when taking a late lead.

The Diamondbacks are coming into this game after allowing two walks during their last outing. The Red Sox have an 18-24 record when opponents give up two walks or less.

When they are outhit, the Diamondbacks are 8-49. The Red Sox have a 7-32 record when opponents outhit them.

Ranking 17th in home runs, Arizona has hit 132 this season. Boston ranks 12th with 144 home runs.

Ranking first in hits, Boston has earned 9.95 per game this season. Arizona ranks third with 9.18 hits.

Ranking first in on-base plus slugging percentage, Boston has an OPS of .816 this season. Arizona ranks 13th with an OPS of .750.

When the Diamondbacks allow at least one home run, they are 23-57. When the Red Sox allow one or more homers, they have a 36-43 record.