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Red Sox Continue to Go UNDER Totals With Ease

After looking up to the Boston Red Sox in the standings all year long, the New York Yankees are running out of time to compete in the American League East division. The Yanks will try to make up some ground when the longtime rivals collide on the diamond on Sunday. Sportsbooks opened the BoSox as -109 slight road favorites with a total of seven.

Shark Bites
  • The Yankees are 8-2 in Severino's last 10 starts.
  • The UNDER is 4-1 in the Yankees last five games.
  • The UNDER is 5-0 in the last five meetings between the Red Sox and Yankees.

Chris Sale and Luis Severino are expected to get the nod for the Red Sox and Yankees, respectively. Sale (15-6, 2.77 ERA) ended a three-start winless streak by hammering Toronto on Tuesday, as the ace struck out 11 Blue Jays batters while scattering three hits over seven scoreless innings. The Cy Young favorite leads with majors with 264 strikeouts and is 10 away from matching his career high.

Severino (11-6, 3.14) is no slouch either in that department, as the hurler is fourth in the AL with 192 K’s. Severino’s worst start of the year came at home against Boston on August 12 when he was ripped for 10 runs over 4 1/3 innings of work.

The Red Sox have had a habit of playing to the UNDER lately. In Boston’s last five, the UNDER is a perfect 5-0.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The moneyline was hovering in the range of 123 for the New York Yankees in this one over at Bovada. The over under number was sitting near 7 at 5Dimes.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 2.5-1.9 win for the Red Sox on Sunday. 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

The New York Yankees sport a record of 72-63 heading into this matchup, while the Boston Red Sox sit at 77-59 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Boston injuries news.

This game puts the New York Yankees, most recently No. 8 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Boston Red Sox, who rate a No. 12 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up New York Yankees No. 3 ranked offense (5.15 runs per game) against a Boston Red Sox defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 4 at 4.11 runs allowed per game. The New York Yankees have been averaging 9 hits per game, more than the Boston Red Sox have managed so far this season (8.98 hits on average).

Comparing defensive stats, Boston owns the 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.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Boston didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 5-1 to New York on Saturday at Yankee Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Boston is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Boston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games
  • Boston is 12-4 ATS in its last 16 games on the road
  • NY Yankees is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • NY Yankees is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • NY Yankees is 16-7 ATS in its last 23 games when playing Boston
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees's last 5 games when playing Boston

Next Betting Matchups

Boston home to Toronto, Monday, September 4th
New York at Baltimore, Monday, September 4th