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Aaron Cook vs Philip Hughes matchup featured in MLB action

Boston Red SoxNew York Yankees
July 27, 7:05 PM | GrassYankee Stadium

Boston Red Sox vs New York Yankees Odds

49-50TEAM RECORD59-39

The New York Yankees host Boston on Friday, looking to build on their 59-39 mark against the 49-50 Red Sox in MLB betting action at Yankee Stadium.

Boston puts its faith in starter Aaron Cook to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 2-3. Getting the ball for the Yankees is Philip Hughes, who owns a 9-8 record on the season with a 4.09 ERA.

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Betting Line:
On the opening MLB line for this matchup, New York sat as -165 favorites. The total was set at 10.5.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 1-rated Yankees and the league No. 5-ranked Red Sox, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.


How They Match Up:
At the plate, New York owns the No. 7 ranking for hits in the American League at 8.9 per game. By contrast, the Red Sox are rated No. 3 in the same category at 9.3 per game.

Boston brings the American League's No. 9-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Yankees' league No. 2-ranked defense.

Last time out for Boston, they were a 5-3 loser as they battled the Rangers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rangers at -133 were rewarded, while the 8 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Boston looks to rebound from a loss to the Rangers, who beat them 5-3 on Wednesday behind a start from Derek Holland at Rangers Ballpark.

New York won its last outing, a 5-2 result against the Mariners on July 25. Bettors who backed the Yankees at -163 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. New York looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Mariners, a 5-2 final on Wednesday in support of Ivan Nova at Safeco Field.

Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Friday are 8-2
Before playing NY Yankees are 2-8
After playing Texas are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 7-3
After playing Seattle are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

A few Red Sox at Yankees trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Boston's last 13 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games when playing NY Yankees
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
Boston is 7-2 SU in their last 9 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of NY Yankees' last 10 games
NY Yankees are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games at home
NY Yankees are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees' last 5 games at home

Next up:
Boston at NY Yankees, Saturday, July 28