Red Sox vs. Yankees Sunday Night MLB

The Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees will close out their three-game MLB betting series at Fenway Park on Sunday night, with CC Sabathia taking the mound for New York.

Sabathia is 9-8 with a 4.07 ERA so far this season, and he's 9-10 with a 4.19 ERA over his 24 career starts against the Red Sox. The lefthander gave up just one run on six hits over 7 1-3 innings against Boston when he last faced them on May 31.

The Yankees will face Ryan Dempster for the Red Sox; he's 5-8 to date on the season.

View NY Yankees vs Boston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Those going with the Red Sox in this one found them listed as moneyline favorites of -138 at TopBet for Monday's contest. The total was hovering near 9 at Bovada.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 3-rated Red Sox and the league No. 8-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. 1-rated offensive output, at 9.6 hits per game. The Yankees average 8.1 hits per game, good for No. 14 on the American League list.

Comparing defensive stats, New York owns the American League's No. 1-rated road mark, allowing 3.8 runs per game on the highway. Boston, on the other hand, rates No. 2 in scoring at home.

New York won its last outing, a 5-2 result against the Red Sox on July 20. Bettors who backed the Yankees at +145 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. New York looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Red Sox, a 5-2 final on Saturday in support of Hiroki Kuroda at Fenway Park.

New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Texas are 6-4
After playing Boston are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Tampa Bay are 6-4
After playing NY Yankees are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

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

Next up:
NY Yankees at Texas, Monday, July 22
Boston home to Tampa Bay, Monday, July 22