Red Sox continue series in New York
The Boston Red Sox will be looking to get a win out of starting pitcher John Lackey on Saturday afternoon as they continue their MLB betting set against the New York Yankees.
Lackey is 2-0 with a 1.38 ERA on the season, holding the Rangers and Orioles to two earned runs over 13 innings of work. The righthander has made 27 starts against the Yankees in his career, going 10-10 with a 4.84 ERA in those outings.
New York hands the ball to starter Hiroki Kuroda in this one and he'll try to improve on his 1-1 mark on the year.
Boston Red Sox vs New York Yankees Opening Odds and Betting Line
Those going with the New York Yankees in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline favorites of -114 at TopBet for Saturday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 8.5 at Bovada.
Computer Prediction: Boston Red Sox vs New York Yankees Pick
Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3.6-3 win for the Red Sox. A 3.6-3 result in favor of the Red Sox is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The New York Yankees bring a 5-6 record to the battle against the 5-6 Red Sox. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Boston injuries news.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the New York Yankees at No. 24 and the Boston Red Sox at No. 4 heading into this contest.
How Boston Red Sox vs New York Yankees Stats Matchup
Offensively, the game matches up New York Yankees No. 24 ranked offense (3.55 runs per game) against a Boston Red Sox defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 14 at 3.91 runs allowed per game. The New York Yankees have been averaging 8.82 hits per game, less than the Boston Red Sox have managed so far this season (8.82 hits on average).
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and New York has the No. 18-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Red Sox own the No. 14 mark in runs allowed.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Last time out for Boston, they were a 4-2 winner as they battled the Yankees on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Sox at -127 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Boston looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Yankees, a 4-2 final on Friday in support of Jon Lester at Yankee Stadium.
Boston Red Sox vs New York Yankees Betting Odds Trends
Boston is 2-5-1 SU in its last 8 games
Boston is 6-2-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing NY Yankees
NY Yankees is 2-6-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
NY Yankees is 1-3-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Boston
NY Yankees is 2-5-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Boston
Next Betting Matchups
Boston at New York, Sunday, April 13th