New York Yankees vs Boston Red Sox in MLB odds
Boston Red Sox vs New York Yankees Odds
New York will try to be nasty hosts on Sunday when the Boston Red Sox pay a visit to Yankee Stadium.
New York sends Hiroki Kuroda out against Jon Lester for the Red Sox in this game. Kuroda is 11-10 with a 2.99 ERA on the season, while Lester is 13-8 on the year and has a 3.89 ERA.
Those who planned on backing the visitors in this one found the Red Sox listed as favorites of 102 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 8.5, check for updates at 5Dimes.
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the American League's No. 3-rated Red Sox taking on the American League's No. 9-rated Yankees in this contest.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and New York has the American League's No. 10-rated offensive output, at 8.3 hits per game. The Red Sox average 9.7 hits per game, good for No. 2 on the American League list.
Comparing defensive stats, Boston owns the American League's No. 4-rated road mark, allowing 4.1 runs per game on the highway. New York, on the other hand, rates No. 9 in scoring at home.
Boston won its last outing, a 13-9 result against the Yankees on September 7. Bettors who backed the Red Sox at -125 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (22) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Red Sox enjoyed a 13-9 victory at the expense of the Yankees on Saturday, with John Lackey throwing 5 2/3 innings of 8-hit ball at Yankee Stadium.
Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 2-8
Before playing Tampa Bay are 7-3
After playing NY Yankees are 7-3
After a win are 8-2
New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Baltimore are 5-5
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3
A few Red Sox at Yankees trends to consider:
Boston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Boston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Boston is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston's last 7 games when playing NY Yankees
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 at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of NY Yankees' last 7 games when playing Boston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Yankees' last 5 games when playing at home against Boston
Boston at Tampa Bay, Tuesday, September 10
NY Yankees at Baltimore, Monday, September 9