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Red Sox open as moneyline underdog vs Yankees

Boston Red SoxNew York Yankees
April 3, 7:05 PM | GrassYankee Stadium

Boston Red Sox vs New York Yankees Odds

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Boston pays a visit to New York on Wednesday, hoping to shut down the Yankees bats in baseball action at Yankee Stadium.

New York hands the ball to starter Hiroki Kuroda in this one and he'll try to improve on his 0-0 mark on the year. Boston counters with Clay Buchholz, who will try to quiet the fans and the Yankees bats at the same time.

View Boston vs NY Yankees Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Red Sox were listed as +-110 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks. The total was set at 8.5 before betting started earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the American League No. 1-ranked Yankees and the American League No. 10-rated Red Sox in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits New York's No. 10-rated American League offense, averaging 2 runs per game, against a Red Sox defense that ranks No. 6 in the American League at 2 in runs allowed per game. The Yankees have averaged 6 hits per game so far, less than Red Sox batters have averaged on the year (13 hits per game).

New York owns the American League's No. 15 defense, allowing 8 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Boston's American League No. 6-rated defense.

The Red Sox were an 8-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Yankees. That made winners of bettors who got Boston at +100 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors. The Red Sox enjoyed an 8-2 victory at the expense of the Yankees on Monday, with Jon Lester throwing 5 innings of 5-hit ball at Yankee Stadium.

Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing NY Yankees are 4-6
After playing NY Yankees are 4-6
After a win are 3-7

New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Boston are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3

A few Red Sox at Yankees trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Boston's last 10 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Boston's last 9 games when playing NY Yankees
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Boston's last 15 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
Boston is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
NY Yankees are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing Boston
NY Yankees are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Boston
NY Yankees are 12-5 SU in their last 17 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of NY Yankees' last 9 games

Next up:
Boston at NY Yankees, Thursday, April 4