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Boston Red Sox at NY Yankees 8/2/20 - MLB Picks & Predictions

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Game New York Yankees vs Boston Red Sox
Date & Time Sunday August 2, 2020, 7:00 PM (EDT)
Yankee Stadium Yankee Stadium, 1, East 161st Street, High Bridge, The Bronx, New York, New York, 10452, USA
Latest odds
NYY -220 ; O/U 9.5
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The Boston Red Sox will conclude a three-game series on the road Sunday at Yankee Stadium against the New York Yankees. Boston dropped to 3-5 following its 5-1 loss to the Yankees in the opening game of the series on Friday. With the loss, the Red Sox fell into last place in the American League East three games behind the first-place Yankees.

Jackie Bradley Jr. is the leading hitter for the Red Sox with a batting average of .348. Christian Vasquez leads the Red Sox in home runs with four and RBIs with eight, while Jose Peraza is the hits leader with nine. On Sunday, the Red Sox will send Matt Hall to the mound. The left-hander is 0-1 with an ERA 10.13, 3 Ks and 2 BBs.

The Yankees improved 5-1 and won their fourth straight after defeating the Red Sox on Friday night. New York used a display of power hitting three home runs against the Red Sox in the first game on Friday. Aaron Judge hit a home run for the third consecutive game, while Gio Urshela and Brett Gardner also went deep for New York. New York leads the AL East by two games over both Baltimore and Tampa Bay.

DJ LeMahieu is leading the Yankees in hitting with a batting average of .455 and in hits with 10. Aaron Judge is leading the Yankees in home runs with four and in RBIs with nine. On Sunday, the Yankees will send James Paxton to the mound. The left-hander 0-1 with an ERA of 27.00, 1 K and 1 BBs. 

Recent Betting Trends

  • Boston is 2-6 in its last 8
  • The UNDER has cashed in 5 of the Red Sox last 6
  • New York is 5-1 in its last 6
  • The UNDER has cashed in 5 of the Yankees last 6 versus Boston

Free MLB Pick:

New York Yankees -1.5 (-135)

New York is playing exceptional baseball having won four straight and five of its first six to open the season. The Yankees are putting on a display of power led by Aaron Judge who has hit a home run in each of the last three games. New York has won six of its last eight at home and each of its last five at home versus Boston. Final Score Prediction, New York Yankees win and cover the run line 6-2.

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