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New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox Picks, Predictions, Odds

New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox Betting Analysis

The Yankees will visit the Red Sox at Fenway Park for the second of a three-game set on Saturday, August 13, 2022.

The Yankees currently lead the American League East with a record of 71-42. However, New York has struggled away from Yankee Stadium, highlighted by their 30-27 mark on the road. Boston is currently positioned last in the American League East standings with records of 56-58 overall and 28-29 at home, putting the Red Sox 15.5 games back for the division lead.

New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox Betting Prediction

The Yankees send RHP Frankie Montas to the hill against Boston’s 12th ranked scoring offense on Saturday night (4.48 RSPG), who’s been up-and-down all year considering he’s yielded a solid 3.59 ERA and 1.18 WHIP across 20 starts this season (107.2 IP), despite posting a lackluster record of 4-9 during that span.

On the flip side, the Red Sox send RHP Kutter Crawford to the mound against New York’s second-ranked scoring offense tonight (5.25 RSPG), who’s having a bumpy rookie campaign for Boston sitting 3-4 with a 4.30 ERA across 17 appearances this season (1.24 WHIP), which already includes a trio of solid outings against the Yankees (7 IP, 1 ER).

I’ll take the under here, as Crawford has tossed five innings or more and allowed one run or less in four of his last seven outings for Boston (3.23 ERA, 1.00 WHIP), which already includes an impressive performance against New York (5 IP, 1 ER); setting the stage for a relatively low-scoring battle against the Yankees and Montas, who’s 2-7 with a 3.35 ERA across his last 15 starts (1.26 WHIP), which includes a solid outing against the Red Sox (6 IP, 1 ER).

Score Prediction: Yankees 4, Red Sox 2
Best Bet: Under 9 (-110)

New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox Betting Odds

New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox Betting Resources

  • Date: Saturday, August 13, 2022
  • Matchup: AL East
  • Venue: Fenway Park
  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Time-TV: 7:15 p.m. ET – FOX

New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox – Current Form

The first-place Yankees have now lost back-to-back series against the Cardinals and the Mariners. Their worst game was on Tuesday, when the New York Yankees failed to score a single run against the Seattle Mariners in the second contest of a three-game series. Their worst performance in the last six games was allowing 12 runs on Sunday, in the third match of the series played against the St. Louis Cardinals. Boston fell to the Atlanta Braves 2-0, but captured its series against the Orioles on Thursday. Boston allowed only three runs on Thursday against the Orioles.

New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox – Pitching Matchup

New York: Frankie Montas (4-9, 3.59 ERA)

New York’s right-hander Frankie Montas takes the mound for his 21st start of the season on Saturday night. Montas looks to improve on a 4-9 record and 3.59 ERA in 107.2 innings, while striking out 109, walking 28 batters, and posting a 1.14 WHIP. Montas took the loss in his last start, which came on the road against the St. Louis Cardinals on August 7th. He tossed three innings and allowed six runs on five hits and three walks in an eventual 12-9 Yankees defeat. Montas is 2-4 with a 6.11 ERA across eight road starts this season, which includes 10 walks, 30 strikeouts, and a 1.36 WHIP over 35.1 innings of action.

Boston: Kutter Crawford (3-4, 4.30 ERA)

Kutter Crawford toes the rubber for his ninth start of the season for Boston as he looks to improve on a 3-4 mark and 4.30 ERA. The right-hander has put together a 1.24 WHIP to go along with 60 strikeouts and 19 walks in 58.2 innings of work. Eovaldi owns a 1-2 home record this season in four starts at Fenway Park. In those outings, he has posted a 4.30 ERA, a 1.13 WHIP, nine walks, and 27 strikeouts in 29.1 innings of work.

New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox – Series History

Boston had a great 2021 season in this matchup, tallying a 11-9 mark. However, the Yankees are 6-5 against Boston this season.

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