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Boston Red Sox vs New York Yankees in MLB Betting Odds

Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at Yankee Stadium on Friday as the host New York Yankees battle the Boston Red Sox in baseball betting odds action.

The match puts starter Rick Porcello for the Boston Red Sox on the hill facing Michael Pineda for the New York Yankees. Porcello brings a 5-0 mark to the game, while Pineda is 1-3 to date on the season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Boston Red Sox before the first pitch in this match found them as 105 moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 7.5 earlier at TopBet.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.8-2.0 result in favor of the Red Sox. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Boston Red Sox vs New York Yankees Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

New York (9-17) will face the 17-11 Red Sox in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Boston injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 27-ranked New York Yankees and the No. 7-rated Boston Red Sox in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the New York Yankees No. 27-ranked scoring average of 3.42 runs per game, against a Boston Red Sox offense rated No. 4 and scoring 5.25 runs per game. The Yankees have averaged 7.73 hits per game to date this season, less than the Red Sox hitters have managed (9.93 per nine innings).

Defensively, Boston features the No. 13-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.92 runs per game. New York, meanwhile, comes in at No. 14 at home, scoring 4.25 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Boston rolled to a 7-3 win against Chicago on Thursday, as Henry Owens and the Red Sox' bats led the team to victory at U.S. Cellular Field.

The Yankees got to extra innings, but lost when they got there against Baltimore on Thursday; it was a 1-0 final at Camden Yards in MLB wagering action.

Betting Trends
  • Boston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • Boston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Boston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing NY Yankees
  • Boston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
  • NY Yankees is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees's last 7 games
  • NY Yankees is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • NY Yankees is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing Boston

Next Betting Matchups

Boston at New York, Saturday, May 7th