Certainly, any rivalry in any sport is compared to the Red Sox and Yankees. Boston and New York have a legendary history of competition and high stakes matchups. The Bronx Bombers have been running away with the American League East Division race. By contrast, the Red Sox have been one of the most frustrating teams in all of MLB betting. Boston is defending World Series champion and has played like a team reading their own accolades. Despite their problems, the Red Sox can still salvage a wild card playoff spot. But Sunday night will be a maximum test.
Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees
|Date and Time:||Sunday, August 4, 2019, 7 p.m. ET|
|Location:||Yankee Stadium, New York, New York|
|Red Sox vs. Yankees TV Coverage:||ESPN|
Red Sox and Yankees Current Form and Overview
Now the Yankees have an MLB betting record of 67-38 with only 43 games going under the total. New York has lost five of their last eight games with nine of their last 10 going over the total. Overall the Yanks rank second for runs, fourth for OPS and second for home runs. By contrast, the Red Sox have won six of their last nine with eight of their last 10 going over. Boston is 59-48 with only 41 games going under the total. MLB metrics have the Bosox first for runs, third for OPS and 10th for home runs.
Red Sox Probable Starter and Bullpen
Left-hander David Price (7-4, 1.19 WHIP, 3.66 ERA, 114 K, 98.1 IP) is Boston’s probable starter. Concurrently the Red Sox have lost four of Price’s last six offshore bookmaker starts. Of great concern is a bullpen ranked 19th in MLB. The lack of a reliable closer has been the biggest problem for Boston this year.
Yankees Probable Starter and Bullpen
Counter to Price is right-hander Domingo Germán (13-2, 1.11 WHIP, 4.08 ERA, 107 K, 97 IP). New York has posted five MLB betting wins in his last six starts. Accordingly, the Yankees bullpen ranks sixth in baseball. Namely, Aroldis Chapman (3-2, 26 SV, 1.20 WHIP, 2.66 ERA, 58 K, 40.2 IP) has been dominant.
Red Sox and Yankees Betting Trends
The Red Sox are:
- 15-5 in their last 20 away games
- 7-3 over the total in their last 10 away games
- 4-7 in their last 11 meetings with New York
- 7-5 over the total in their last 12 games with the Yankees
The Yankees are:
- 16-4 in their last 20 home games
- 2-6-1 under the total in their last 9 home games
- 12-6 at Yankee Stadium against the Red Sox
- 5-4 over the total in home games with Boston
Red Sox vs. Yankees MLB Betting Odd Picks
In this situation, the Yankees boast several threats. Gary Sanchez (43 R, 24 HR, 58 RBI, .807 OPS) brings power. DJ LeMahiue (74 R, 23 2B, 15 HR, 71 RBI, .898 OPS) adds support. Further juice comes from Gleyber Torres (65 R, 17 2B, 20 HR, 55 RBI, .862 OPS). Boston’s Rafael Devers (86 R, 36 2B, 21 HR, 82 RBI, .959 OPS) will challenge.
Red Sox vs. Yankees MLB Betting Online Pick: New York Yankees
Red Sox vs. Yankees MLB Betting Online Score Prediction: Yankees 6, Red Sox 4
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