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Boston Red Sox Host New York Yankees in MLB Baseball Betting Action

New York Yankees


Boston Red Sox
Saturday, August 02, 2014 4:05 PM ET
Fenway Park

Fenway Park hosts an MLB battle between the Boston Red Sox and the visiting New York Yankees on Saturday.

Allen Webster will take the mound for the Boston Red Sox, and he'll carry a 1-0 record into the contest. Shane Greene gets the ball for the New York Yankees; he's 2-1 so far this season.

New York Yankees vs Boston Red Sox Opening Odds and Betting Line

The moneyline was hovering in the range of -125 for the Boston Red Sox in this one over at TopBet. The over under number was sitting near 9 at 5Dimes.

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Computer Prediction: New York Yankees vs Boston Red Sox Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3.8-3.6 win for the Yankees. A 3.8-3.6 result in favor of the Yankees is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

New York Yankees vs Boston Red Sox Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Boston (49-60) will face the 55-53 Yankees in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs New York injuries news.

The Boston Red Sox vs New York Yankees odds would favor the Red Sox if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Boston is rated No. 9 in the current Odds Shark poll, while New York is at No. 12.

How New York Yankees vs Boston Red Sox Stats Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Boston Red Sox No. 25-ranked scoring average of 3.82 runs per game, against a New York Yankees offense rated No. 17 and scoring 4 runs per game. The Red Sox have averaged 8.4 hits per game to date this season, less than the Yankees hitters have managed (8.63 per nine innings).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Boston has the No. 22-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Yankees own the No. 19 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, New York was a 4-3 loser on the road against the Red Sox. Bettors on Boston at -125 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Yankees endured a 4-3 loss at the hands of the Red Sox on Friday, with Chris Capuano throwing 6 1/3 innings of 8-hit ball at Fenway Park.

New York Yankees vs Boston Red Sox Betting Odds Trends

NY Yankees is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of NY Yankees's last 17 games
NY Yankees is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of NY Yankees's last 7 games on the road
Boston is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 6 games
Boston is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 6 games at home

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