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New York Yankees vs Boston Red Sox Odds
Boston will try to be nasty hosts on Saturday when the New York Yankees pay a visit to Fenway Park.
New York puts its faith in starter CC Sabathia to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 13-12. Getting the ball for the Red Sox is Jon Lester, who owns a 13-8 record on the season with a 3.86 ERA.
The Red Sox sit at No. 3 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Yankees sit at an American League No. 11 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Boston's No. 1 ranked American League offense (5.2 runs per game) against a Yankees defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 7 in the American League at 4.2 runs allowed per game. The Red Sox have been averaging 9.6 hits per game, more than the Yankees have managed so far this season (8.3 hits on average).
Defensively, New York features the American League's No. 3-rated defense on the road, allowing 4 runs per game. Boston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 2 in the American League at home, scoring 5.3 runs per game.
In their last action, New York was an 8-4 loser on the road against the Red Sox. Bettors on Boston at -130 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (12) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. New York didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 8-4 to Boston on Friday at Fenway Park.
New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Boston are 4-6
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3
Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing NY Yankees are 6-4
After playing NY Yankees are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
A few Yankees at Red Sox trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Yankees' last 6 games when playing Boston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Yankees' last 5 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone OVER in 10 of NY Yankees' last 13 games
NY Yankees are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games
Boston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 6 games when playing NY Yankees
Boston is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
Boston is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing NY Yankees
NY Yankees at Boston, Sunday, September 15