MLB Preview – New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox August 31st
The New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox will both be trying to pick up a win on Monday when they battle at Fenway Park.
The Yankees will pin their hopes on the pitching of right hander Ivan Nova in this game. Nova has a 5-6 record and a 4.50 ERA this season.
It’ll be Eduardo Rodriguez toeing the rubber for the Red Sox in this contest. Left hander Rodriguez is 7-5 with a 4.39 ERA so far this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Red Sox listed as 128-moneyline favorites versus the Yankees, while the game’s total is sitting at 9½.
The Red Sox were a 5-4 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Mets. That made winners of bettors who got New York at -157 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors.
In their last action, New York was a 20-6 winner on the road against the Braves. Bettors on New York at -142 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (26) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Team record: 72-57
Current Streak: won 3 straight games.
NY Yankees is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Yankees’s last 5 games
NY Yankees is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees’s last 6 games on the road
Team record: 60-70
Boston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 16 of Boston’s last 20 games
Boston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Boston’s last 18 games at home
NY Yankees at Boston Tuesday, September 1
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