After 2017 playoff disappointments both the Red Sox and Yankees decided to change managers. So far Boston is getting the better of it with Alex Cora. They bolted out of the gate with seven wins in their first eight games. Handicappers are quickly taking notice for baseball betting games. For the Yankees Aaron Boone has entered the pressure cooker. Five wins in his first nine games didn’t impress. And it created red ink for gamblers. As always, the Yankees are an expensive overlay. One the greatest rivalries in sports renews on Tuesday. The Red Sox will host the Yankees.
New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox
Date and Time: Tuesday, April 10, 2018 7:10 p.m. ET
Location: Fenway Park, Boston Massachusetts
Baseball Betting Online Odds at SBG:
|Yankees||+1½ (-190)||7 (-110)|
|Red Sox||-1½ (+165)||7 (-110)|
Yankees vs. Red Sox TV Coverage: ESPN
Right hander Luis Severino gets the start for the Yankees. Left hander Chris Sale will start for the Red Sox. Severino has started impressively for baseball betting games action. In two starts he has posted a 1.38 ERA with a WHIP of 0.77. In 2017 Severino was 14-6 with a 2.98 ERA and a WHIP of 1.04. Sale was even more impressive in his first two starts of 2018. He posted a 0.82 ERA and an identical WHIP of 0.82. Last season Sale was 17-8 with a 2.90 ERA and a WHIP of 0.97.
Boston’s success has been based on the best starting staff in the game. Among the Yankees problems has been a subpar bullpen. Overall the Red Sox pitching staff ranked second in MLB for ERA. Defensively they also ranked second in the Majors. Conversely New York ranked 30th in MLB for defense. The Bronx Bombers do boast a strong batting order. Yankee run production is ranked fifth best in baseball. For home runs they rank fourth. Over the total has paid in five of New York’s last six games. Opposite that is Boston going under in five of their last seven matchups.
Shortstop Xander Bogaerts was off to an explosive start for the Red Sox. Bogaerts is hitting .368 with an OPS of 1.111. He has seven doubles and two home runs. Scoring seven runs he also batted in nine more. New York also boasts a shortstop sensation. Didi Gregorius has a .355 batting average with a 1.371 OPS. Three home runs and five doubles show his power. Gregorius has both 10 runs scored and 10 batted in.
Team vs Team
New York was won 12 of their last 20 games against the Red Sox. Under the total paid in 13 of those tilts. However, Boston has had the sportsbook advantage at Fenway Park. There the Red Sox have paid in 12 of their last 19 vs. the Yankees. Six of the last eight at Boston between these teams went under the total.
Matchup to Watch
When these two teams meet it’s a baseball betting games treat. Intensity and strategy are maximized. Most of the games in this rivalry are tight. Playoff atmosphere reigns. The difference in this one is Sale. Boston is near certain to get off to a strong start with him on the hill.
Yankees vs. Red Sox MLB Betting Odds Picks
The Boston Red Sox are the call based on their pitching.
Yankees vs. Red Sox Baseball Betting Online Pick: Boston Red Sox
Yankees vs. Red Sox Baseball Betting Online Score Prediction: Red Sox 4, Yankees 1
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