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The Boston Red Sox host New York on Tuesday, looking to thwart the hated Yankees bid for traction in the AL East when they clash in MLB betting action at Fenway Park.

Boston sends Jon Lester out against Hiroki Kuroda for the Yankees in this game. Lester is 9-11 with a 4.99 ERA on the season, while Kuroda is 13-10 on the year and has a 3.14 ERA.

View NY Yankees vs Boston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Boston opened as +110 moneyline underdogs at Bovada in this baseball match, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers settle on an opening over under number of 9 over at Sportsbook.ag.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 8-rated Red Sox and the league No. 1-ranked Yankees, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Boston has the American League's No. 4-rated offensive output, at 9.2 hits per game. The Yankees average 8.9 hits per game, good for No. 7 on the American League list.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Boston has the American League's No. 12-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Yankees own the American League's No. 4 mark in runs allowed.

The Yankees were a 13-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Orioles. That made winners of bettors who got New York at +102 on the moneyline, while the total score (16) was good news for OVER bettors. New York routed Baltimore on Sunday by a 13-3 score at Camden Yards, plating runs all day in baseball betting action.

Boston lost its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Blue Jays on September 9. Bettors who backed the Blue Jays at +137 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Red Sox endured a 4-3 loss at the hands of the Blue Jays on Sunday, with Clay Buchholz throwing 8 2/3 innings of 7-hit ball at Fenway Park.

New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Baltimore are 5-5
After a win are 1-9

Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing NY Yankees are 4-6
After playing Toronto are 2-8
After a loss are 1-9

 

A few Yankees at Red Sox trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Yankees' last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Yankees' last 5 games on the road
NY Yankees are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against 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 4 of Boston's last 5 games when playing at home against NY Yankees
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games at home
Boston is 5-11 SU in their last 16 games when playing NY Yankees
Boston is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games at home

Next up:
NY Yankees at Boston, Wednesday, September 12

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