Boston Red Sox vs New York Yankees Odds & Info
|Game||Boston Red Sox vs New York Yankees|
|Date & Time||Thursday July 22, 2021, 7:10 PM (EDT)|
BOS -120 ; Total 10
Historic Fenway Park will play host to a Thursday night AL East Division showdown between the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox. The Yankees (50-44) are riding a four-game winning streak and are seven games off the pace in the division race. Last night, pinch-hitter Ryan LaMarre delivered a walk-off single to lift New York to a 6-5 home victory versus Philadelphia.
Twenty-eight year old southpaw Jordan Montgomery (3-5 4.18 ERA) will head to the hill for the Yankees in this contest. New York has lost Montgomery’s last four starts and he has given up 12 runs over his last 23 innings.
The Boston Red Sox have won 28 of their first 47 home games and hold a narrow one-game lead over Tampa Bay for first place. On Wednesday, DH J.D. Martinez hit his 20th home run of the season and scored a pair of runs to power Boston to a 7-4 road victory against Toronto. SP Garrett Richards (6-5) allowed four runs in five plus innings to pick up the win for the Red Sox (58-38).
The Red Sox will counter with twenty-five year old righty Tanner Houck (0-2 3.38 ERA) in the series opener. Through 13 plus innings, Houck has struck out 15 batters and allowed just one home run.
Recent Betting Trends
- Yankees are 5-11 in their last 16 during game 1 of a series.
- Red Sox are 9-2 in their last 11 home games.
- Over is 9-3-1 in Yankees last 13 games as a road underdog.
- Over is 5-2-1 in Red Sox last 8 home games.
- Yankees are 0-4 in the last 4 meetings in Boston.
Free MLB Pick:
New York OF Aaron Judge and 3B Gio Urshela remain on the COVID-19 injured list. Through 96 games, Boston ranks 4th in OPS and 4th in runs scored. For the season, New York ranks 13th in OPS and 23rd in runs scored. Take the over on Thursday. Final Score Prediction, Boston Red Sox win 8-5.