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New York Yankees vs Boston Red Sox Betting Pick and Odds Preview

The Boston Red Sox get a visit from the New York Yankees in MLB baseball betting action on Tuesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Michael Pineda, with a record of 9-8 on the season, gets the ball for the New York Yankees, while the Boston Red Sox trot Rick Porcello to the mound in this one. He is 6-11 so far in 2015.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The moneyline was hovering in the range of 120 for the Boston Red Sox in this one over at Bovada. The over under number was sitting near 9 at 5Dimes.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 6.1-5.8 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 sport a record of 61-70 heading into this matchup, while the New York Yankees sit at 72-58 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs New York injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 4-ranked Boston Red Sox and the No. 11-rated New York Yankees in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Boston Red Sox No. 3-ranked scoring average of 4.53 runs per game, against a New York Yankees offense rated No. 2 and scoring 4.85 runs per game. The Red Sox have averaged 9.18 hits per game to date this season, more than the Yankees hitters have managed (8.81 per nine innings).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Boston has the No. 27-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Yankees own the No. 17 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Yankees were saddled with a loss last time out in I Nova's start, as they lost 4-3 against Boston on Monday at Fenway Park.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 6 games
  • NY Yankees is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees's last 7 games on the road
  • NY Yankees is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing Boston
  • Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 16 of Boston's last 21 games
  • Boston is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 15 of Boston's last 19 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New York at Boston, Wednesday, September 2nd