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Big Matchup on Tap at Fenway Park

The Boston Red Sox are doing a great job of securing their lead in the American League East and dashing the playoff hopes of the arch rival New York Yankees in the process. Next up is a contest at historic Fenway Park on Sunday.

Shark Bites
  • The Yankees are 1-5 in their last 6 road games.
  • The Red Sox are 5-2 in their last 7 home games.
  • The UNDER is 4-1 in Sabathia's last 5 starts.

CC Sabathia and Drew Pomeranz will take the hill. Sabathia (8-12, 4.10 ERA) last saw Boston on July 16 and was reached for five runs on nine hits and three walks in 5 1/3 innings to suffer the loss.

Pomeranz (10-12, 3.25) is winless in his last four starts and was lit up for five runs on four hits and a pair of walks over two innings in a loss to Baltimore on Tuesday. The 27-year-old held New York to one run over 5 1/3 innings but did not factor in the decision in his first start against the Yanks on August 10.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Boston Red Sox were listed as -184 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 9.5 earlier at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 0.2- victory for 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 84-64 record to the battle against the 77-71 Yankees. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs New York injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Boston Red Sox rated this week at No. 1 and the New York Yankees sitting at No. 12.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Boston Red Sox No. 1-rated offense, averaging 5.57 runs per game, against a New York Yankees defense that ranks No. 10 at 4.34 in runs allowed per game. The Boston Red Sox have averaged 10.05 hits per game so far, more than New York Yankees batters have averaged on the year (8.49 hits per game).

New York brings the No. 10-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Red Sox's No. 14-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

New York didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 6-5 to Boston on Saturday at Fenway Park.

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

Next Betting Matchups

New York at Tampa Bay, Tuesday, September 20th
Boston at Baltimore, Monday, September 19th