The New York Yankees (93-58) are 5-0 SU in their last five games against the Boston Red Sox (72-79) after winning the first three games of this current four-game series against them. The Yankees can complete the sweep with a victory as a Red Sox vs Yankees prediction in New York this Sunday night.
Red Sox vs Yankees Opening Odds
There Yankees opened as -175 favorites and received enough betting action to move the Red Sox vs Yankees odds up to New York -185. The Red Sox are going off as +155 road underdog and the total is set at 8.5 runs. The OVER is 5-0 in Boston's last five road games against New York.
Brayan Bello has compiled a 1.69 ERA and a 1.31 WHIP across his last four starts in September. Bello now owns a 2-6 record with a 4.75 ERA and a 1.73 WHIP in 47.1 innings pitched this season.
Nestor Cortes pitched five innings and allowed five hits and one earned run in a 9-8 Yankees win over the Pittsburgh Pirates last Tuesday night. Cortes has been a steady presence in the Yankees pitching staff this season with a 10-4 record, a 2.67 ERA, a 0.97 WHIP and 146 strikeouts in 145 innings pitched in 2022.
Boston's Road Struggles Have Continued In New York
The Boston Red Sox fell to 0-4 SU over their last four road games and to 4-11 SU over their last 15 road games with Saturday night's 7-5 loss on the road to the Yankees. Boston is 37-37 SU at home this season and 35-42 on the road in 2022.
Tristan Casas and Reese McGuire both hit home runs in Boston's 7-5 loss to the Yankees on Saturday night. Xander Boegaerts also continued his hot hitting in September with his third two-hit game in Boston's last five games.
Aaron Judge Still Stuck On 60 Home Runs
Aaron Judge entered this four-game series against the Boston Red Sox with 60 home runs, looking to tie Roger Maris for the most home runs in American League history with his next bomb. The Yankees have gone 3-0 SU in the first three games of this series against their AL East rival but Judge has gone just 1-for-9 (.111) in those three wins.
New York is now a perfect 6-0 SU over its last six games averaging 8.67 runs per game over that stretch. The Yankees are 10-2 SU over their last 12 games and have scored at least give runs in all but one game over that stretch.
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Red Sox: Keys To Victory
Brayan Bello has pitched well this month in a stretch that includes a start against the Yankees in which Bello pitched five innings and gave up no earned runs while striking out six batters. A similar outing on Sunday night would give Boston a great shot to pull off an upset as a Red Sox vs Yankees prediction in New York.
Yankees: Keys To Victory
The Yankees have been on an offensive tear over their current 10-2 SU run averaging 7.58 runs per game over that stretch. If New York's hot hitting continues against Boston, New York should be able to get the job done as a Red Sox vs Yankees pick at home.
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