Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees
– If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Tuesday when the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees meet at Yankee Stadium.
Lefthander Jon Lester will take the mound for the Red Sox to start this game. Lester is 9-14 this season with a 4.94 ERA.
It’ll be David Phelps toeing the rubber for the Yankees in this contest. Righthander Phelps is 2-2 with a 3.81 ERA so far this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Yankees listed as 193-moneyline favorites versus the Red Sox, while the game’s total is sitting at 9.
Last time out for Boston, they were a 10-2 loser as they battled the Yankees on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Yankees at -290 were rewarded, while the 12 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Boston has lost 6 straight games.
New York has won 2 straight games.
Boston: 69-91 SU
New York: 93-67 SU
Boston most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing NY Yankees are 4-6
After playing NY Yankees are 6-4
After a loss are 2-8
New York most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston’s last 6 games when playing NY Yankees
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston’s last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Boston’s last 12 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
Boston is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games when playing NY Yankees
NY Yankees are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees’s last 6 games when playing Boston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Yankees’s last 5 games at home
NY Yankees are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing Boston
NY Yankees home to Boston, Wednesday, October 3
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