The Boston Red Sox managed to pick up just seven victories in their 19 games against the New York Yankees last season as those historic rivals hit the diamond together in marquee baseball betting action at the sportsbooks on Friday night.
And the Red Sox won just two of their last eight games against the Yankees last season heading into their three-game weekend series, with lefthander Wade Miley slated to get the ball for Boston in Friday’s opening game. New York will turn to righthander Nathan Eovaldi on Friday.
Boston Red Sox vs New York Yankees Opening Odds and Betting Line
Betting fans looking to pick the New York Yankees in this matchup found them as -114 favoritess on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 7.5 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bodog.
Computer Prediction: Boston Red Sox vs New York Yankees Pick
Odds – VSB
computer prediction formulas pick a 4.1-3.6 win for the Red Sox on Friday. Odds – VSB
score prediction models pick a 4.1-3.6 result in favor of the Red Sox today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Boston Red Sox vs New York Yankees Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The New York Yankees sport a record of 1-2 heading into this matchup, while the Boston Red Sox sit at 2-1 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Boston injuries news.
The New York Yankees sit at No. 20 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds – VSB
, while the Boston Red Sox sit at No. 9 on the same chart.
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How Boston Red Sox vs New York Yankees Stats Match Up
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and New York has baseball’s No. 17-rated offensive output, at 5.67 hits per game. The Boston Red Sox average 7.67 hits per game, good for No. 9 on the list.
Boston brings the No. 6-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Yankees’s No. 24-ranked defense.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Boston looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Phillies, a 6-2 final on Thursday in support of Justin Masterson at Citizens Bank Park.
New York looks to rebound from a loss to the Blue Jays, who beat them 6-3 on Thursday behind a start from Daniel Norris at Yankee Stadium.
Boston Red Sox vs New York Yankees Betting Odds Trends
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston’s last 5 games
Boston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Boston is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing NY Yankees
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston’s last 8 games when playing NY Yankees
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Yankees’s last 5 games
NY Yankees is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Yankees’s last 6 games at home
NY Yankees is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Boston
Next Betting Matchups
Boston at New York, Saturday, April 11th