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Red Sox vs Yankees Betting

Boston visits Yankee Stadium on Friday in the latest instalment of this century-old rivalry that always gets the baseball betting juices flowing.

Franklin Morales gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Red Sox on this day; he's 3-2 on the season. The Yankees, meanwhile, will counter with Philip Hughes, who will be looking to improve on his 11-10 mark.

View Boston vs NY Yankees Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Yankees in this one will find them as -130 favorites on the MLB money line at Bovada. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 9.5 at its open earlier today.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Yankees, most recently No. 1 in the American League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Red Sox, who rate an American League No. 7 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features New York's American League No. 2-ranked scoring average of 5 runs per game, against a Red Sox offense rated No. 3 and scoring 4.9 runs per game in the league. The Yankees have averaged 9.1 hits per game to date this season, less than the Red Sox hitters have managed (9.3 per nine innings).

Comparing defensive stats, Boston owns the American League's No. 3-rated road mark, allowing 4 runs per game on the highway. New York, on the other hand, rates No. 5 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Boston, they were a 6-3 winner as they battled the Orioles on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Sox at -132 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Boston rolled to a 6-3 win against Baltimore on Thursday, as Clay Buchholz and the Red Sox' bats led the team to victory at Camden Yards.

Last time out for New York, they were a 10-6 loser as they battled the Rangers at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Rangers at -109 were rewarded, while the 16 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Yankees endured a 10-6 loss at the hands of the Rangers on Thursday, with Ivan Nova throwing 5 2/3 innings of 7-hit ball at Yankee Stadium.

Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing NY Yankees are 2-8
After playing Baltimore are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Boston are 8-2
After playing Texas are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4

 

A few Red Sox at Yankees trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games when playing NY Yankees
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Boston's last 8 games on the road
Boston is 9-3 SU in their last 12 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston's last 8 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
NY Yankees are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Yankees' last 5 games when playing Boston
NY Yankees are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of NY Yankees' last 8 games when playing at home against Boston

Next up:
Boston at NY Yankees, Saturday, August 18

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