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Nova vs Red Sox Has Been OVER Play

The OVER has paid out for totals bettors in six of Ivan Nova's eight career starts against the Boston Red Sox as he takes the ball for the New York Yankees on Saturday in top baseball betting action at the online sportsbooks.

Nova is 1-2 with a 2.65 ERA on the season, and he's coming off a loss to the Rays in which he allowed three earned runs on six hits over five innings of work. Eduardo Rodriguez (4-2, 3.69 ERA) will get the ball for Boston.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting New York Yankees before the first pitch in this match found them as 115 moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 8.5 earlier at TopBet.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.9-4.8 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.

New York Yankees vs Boston Red Sox Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Boston Red Sox bring a 41-46 record to the battle against the 47-39 Yankees. 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. 5 in the current Odds Shark poll, while New York is at No. 6.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Boston Red Sox No. 14 ranked offense (4.2 runs per game) against a New York Yankees defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 21 at 4.33 runs allowed per game. The Boston Red Sox have been averaging 8.77 hits per game, more than the New York Yankees have managed so far this season (8.72 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Boston has the No. 28-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Yankees own the No. 21 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Yankees enjoyed a 5-1 victory at the expense of the Red Sox on Friday, with M Pineda throwing 6.2 innings of 7-hit ball at Fenway Park.

Betting Trends
  • NY Yankees is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of NY Yankees's last 11 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees's last 5 games on the road
  • NY Yankees is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Boston
  • Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Boston is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing NY Yankees
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston's last 9 games when playing NY Yankees

Next Betting Matchups

New York at Boston, Sunday, July 12th