New York Yankees vs Boston Red Sox Odds
The Boston Red Sox battle the visiting New York Yankees on Wednesday in MLB betting action at Fenway Park.
Boston hands the ball to starter Aaron Cook in this one and he'll try to improve on his 3-9 mark on the year. New York counters with David Phelps, who will try to quiet the fans and the Red Sox bats at the same time.
Bettors looking to side with the Red Sox in this one will find them as +130 underdogs on the MLB money line. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 10 at its open earlier today.
The Red Sox sit at No. 8 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Yankees sit at an American League No. 1 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Boston's American League No. 4-ranked scoring average of 4.7 runs per game, against a Yankees offense rated No. 2 and scoring 4.8 runs per game in the league. The Red Sox have averaged 9.3 hits per game to date this season, more than the Yankees hitters have managed (8.9 per nine innings).
Defensively, New York features the American League's No. 6-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.3 runs per game. Boston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 2 in the American League at home, scoring 5.4 runs per game.
In their last action, New York was a 4-3 loser on the road against the Red Sox. Bettors on Boston at +122 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Yankees endured a 4-3 loss at the hands of the Red Sox on Tuesday, with Hiroki Kuroda throwing 6 1/3 innings of 8-hit ball at Fenway Park.
New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3
Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing NY Yankees are 4-6
After playing NY Yankees are 6-4
After a win are 2-8
A few Yankees at Red Sox trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Yankees' last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Yankees' last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees' last 5 games when playing Boston
NY Yankees are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games when playing NY Yankees
Boston is 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing NY Yankees
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games when playing at home against NY Yankees
Boston is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games at home
NY Yankees at Boston, Thursday, September 13