The baseball wagering menu sees a clash between hated rivals Boston and New York on Friday, with the host Red Sox trying to break an early 0-6 goose egg on the season.
John Lackey gets the call for the Boston Red Sox and he will try to win in his second start. In the other dugout, Philip Hughes brings a 0-1 ledger to the game for the Yankees as he tries to quiet the Red Sox bats.
View NY Yankees vs Boston Odds and Stats.
Yankees Red Sox Betting Line:
Boston opened as -125 moneyline favorites in this baseball match, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers settle on an Sportsbook over under number of 10.
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Red Sox rated this week at No. 5 and the Yankees sitting at No. 10.
How They Match Up:
At the plate, Boston owns the No. 13 ranking for hits in the American League at 5.8 per game. By contrast, the Yankees are rated No. 9 in the same category at 7.8 per game.
Defensively, New York features the American League's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 runs per game. Boston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 10 in the American League in scoring at home, with a 0 average.
In their last action, New York was a 4-3 Sportsbook at home against the Twins. Bettors on New York at -140 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. New York got the job done in their last match in a 4-3 victory over Minnesota on Thursday at Yankee Stadium behind starter A.J. Burnett.
Boston was a 1-0 loser in its last match on the road against the Indians. They lost as -175 favorites, while the total score of 1 made Sportsbooks of UNDER bettors. The Red Sox were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Cleveland staff and losing 1-0 to the Indians on Thursday at Progressive Field.
New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Friday are 10-0
Before playing Boston are 4-6
After playing Minnesota are 7-3
After a win are 4-6
Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing NY Yankees are 6-4
After playing Cleveland are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8
A few Yankees at Red Sox trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Yankees's last 5 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Yankees's last 6 games when playing Boston
The total has gone OVER in 7 of NY Yankees's last 10 games
NY Yankees are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games when playing at home against NY Yankees
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 6 games when playing NY Yankees
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games at home
Boston is 5-2 SU in their last 7 games when playing NY Yankees
NY Yankees at Boston, Saturday, April 9