CC Sabathia has pitched the New York Yankees to a victory and a payout on the baseball betting lines in four of his last five starts at Yankee Stadium as the lefthander gets the ball on Thursday night against the Boston Red Sox.
Sabathia, though, sits at just 4-8 with a 5.54 ERA on the season, and he gave up five runs on nine hits over five innings of work in a no-decision against Texas last time out. Eduardo Rodriguez (6-3, 4.34 ERA) pitches for Boston.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
The New York Yankees were listed as -156 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 9 earlier at Bodog.
Odds – VSB
prediction models pick the Yankees to win this game 6.3-3.8. 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 Matchup
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
New York (60-46) will face the 48-60 Red Sox in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Boston injuries news.
This game puts the New York Yankees, most recently No. 2 in Odds – VSB
MLB Power Rankings, up against the Boston Red Sox, who rate a No. 29 in the latest survey.
The game also pits New York Yankees No. 2-rated offense, averaging 4.96 runs per game, against a Boston Red Sox defense that ranks No. 29 at 4.86 in runs allowed per game. The New York Yankees have averaged 8.96 hits per game so far, more than Boston Red Sox batters have averaged on the year (8.81 hits per game).
Defensively, Boston features the No. 28-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.83 runs per game. New York, meanwhile, comes in at No. 3 at home, scoring 5.43 runs per game.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Boston rolled to a 2-1 win against New York on Wednesday, as S Wright and the Red Sox’ bats led the team to victory at Yankee Stadium.
- Boston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
- Boston is 6-14 SU in its last 20 games
- The total has gone OVER in 8 of Boston’s last 10 games
- Boston is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games on the road
- NY Yankees is 16-7 SU in its last 23 games
- The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Yankees’s last 6 games
- NY Yankees is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
- The total has gone UNDER in 7 of NY Yankees’s last 9 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Boston at Detroit, Friday, August 7th
New York home to Toronto, Friday, August 7th