Pyridine is a weaker base in water than

Question
Pyridine is a weaker base in water than 2,6 lutidine (dimethylpyridine), but the pyridine-BF3 complex is more stable than the comparable lutidine-BF3. What is the reason for this inversion in stabilities?

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