The Boston Red Sox have been tagged with a loss in six of their last seven games against the rival New York Yankees as those two AL East clubs renew hostilities on Tuesday night in baseball betting action at the online sportsbooks.
The Red Sox will send Henry Owens to the mound on Tuesday, with the lefthander making his MLB debut in the game. Masahiro Tanaka (7-4, 3.80 ERA) will start for New York; Tanaka is 2-2 with a 4.70 ERA in his career against Boston.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
Betting fans looking to pick the New York Yankees in this matchup found them as -210 favorites on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 8.5 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bodog.
Odds – VSB computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 6-4.2 victory for the Yankees.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The New York Yankees sport a record of 59-45 heading into this matchup, while the Boston Red Sox sit at 47-59 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Boston injuries news.
The Odds – VSB
MLB Power Rankings have the New York Yankees at No. 2 and the Boston Red Sox at No. 29 heading into this contest.
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the New York Yankees No. 2-ranked scoring average of 4.92 runs per game, against a Boston Red Sox offense rated No. 12 and scoring 4.21 runs per game. The Yankees have averaged 8.96 hits per game to date this season, more than the Red Sox hitters have managed (8.87 per nine innings).
Defensively, Boston features the No. 27-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.75 runs per game. New York, meanwhile, comes in at No. 3 at home, scoring 5.36 runs per game.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Boston suffered a 4-3 loss against Tampa Bay on Sunday, as W Miley wasn’t able to lead his team to victory at Fenway Park.
New York rolled to a 12-3 win against Chicago on Sunday, as I Nova and the Yankees’ bats led the team to victory at U.S. Cellular Field.
- Boston is 5-13 SU in its last 18 games
- The total has gone OVER in 7 of Boston’s last 8 games
- Boston is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
- The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston’s last 5 games on the road
- NY Yankees is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games
- The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Yankees’s last 6 games
- NY Yankees is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
- The total has gone UNDER in 6 of NY Yankees’s last 7 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
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