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Yankees open series against Red Sox

One of baseball's top rivalries will hit the diamond at Yankee Stadium on Thursday night as the New York Yankees play host to the Boston Red Sox to open a weekend series.

The Yankees are just 3-7 in their last 10 games against the Red Sox as the AL East clubs renew their rivalry on Thursday, and overall New York was 6-13 against Boston in 2013. The OVER paid out in 11 of those 19 MLB matchups.

For the New York Yankees, Michael Pineda gets the ball, charged with keeping the Boston Red Sox hitters off the base paths. He'll face Clay Buchholz, 0-0 on the year.

Boston Red Sox vs New York Yankees Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Boston Red Sox were listed as -115 favorites on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 8.5 before betting started earlier on Thursday over at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Boston Red Sox vs New York Yankees Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 3.9-3 win for the Red Sox on Thursday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 3.9-3 result in favor of the Red Sox today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Boston Red Sox vs New York Yankees Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The New York Yankees sport a record of 4-5 heading into this matchup, while the Boston Red Sox sit at 4-5 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Boston injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 24-rated New York Yankees and the league No. 4-ranked Boston Red Sox, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How Boston Red Sox vs New York Yankees Stats Matchup

The game also pits New York Yankees No. 22-rated offense, averaging 3.67 runs per game, against a Boston Red Sox defense that ranks No. 17 at 4.11 in runs allowed per game. The New York Yankees have averaged 9.22 hits per game so far, less than Boston Red Sox batters have averaged on the year (9.56 hits per game).

Comparing defensive stats, Boston owns the No. 3-rated road mark, allowing 2.33 runs per game on the highway. New York, on the other hand, rates No. 11 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Boston was a 4-2 winner in its last match at home against the Rangers. They won as -135 favorites, while the total score of 6 made winners of UNDER bettors. Boston got the job done in their last match in a 4-2 victory over Texas on Wednesday at Fenway Park behind starter Jake Peavy.

In their last action, New York was a 5-4 loser at home against the Orioles. Bettors on Baltimore at +149 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. New York got a 10-strikeout performance from Masahiro Tanaka but couldn't turn it into a win, suffering a 5-4 loss at the hands of Baltimore on Wednesday at Yankee Stadium.

Next Betting Matchups

Boston at New York, Friday, April 11th