The Boston Red Sox (56-58) host the New York Yankees (71-42) in a contest between AL East rivals on Saturday evening. New York is currently in a slump, dropping three straight games. Meanwhile, Boston has won two games in a row. The Red Sox outmatched the Yankees 3-2 on Friday night. Kutter Crawford (3-4, 4.30 ERA) gets the start for Boston. Frankie Montas (4-9, 3.59 ERA) is on the hill for New York.
The first pitch is set for 7:15 p.m. ET. New York is listed at -145 in the money line (risk $145 to win $100) in the latest Yankees vs. Red Sox odds from Caesars Sportsbook. The over/under for total runs scored is 9. Before making any Red Sox vs. Yankees picks, you need to see the MLB predictions and betting advice from SportsLine’s advanced computer simulation model.
The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every MLB game 10,000 times, and it is 299-254 on top-rated MLB money-line picks since the start of the 2021 season, returning over $800 for $100 players. This is the same model that pegged the 2021 Atlanta Braves at 10-1 as one of three best bets to win it all last season. Anybody who has followed it has seen profitable returns.
Now, the model has set its sights on Yankees vs. Red Sox and just locked in its picks and MLB predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model’s picks. Now, here are several MLB odds and betting lines for Red Sox vs. Yankees:
- Yankees vs. Red Sox money line: New York -145, Boston +122
- Yankees vs. Red Sox run line: New York -1.5 (+110)
- Yankees vs. Red Sox over-under: 9 runs
- NYY: Yankees are 27-12 in their last 39 vs. American League East
- BOS: Red Sox are 14-6 in their last 20 after allowing two runs or fewer in their previous game
- Yankees vs. Red Sox picks: See picks at SportsLine
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Why you should back the Yankees
Outfielder Aaron Judge is having a magnificent season thus far. The ball consistently explodes off his bat and will carry out of the park with ease. Judge owns superb plate coverage and pitch awareness skills. The four-time All-Star ranks first in the MLB in home runs (46), RBI (100), and OPS (1.088). On Friday, he belted another solo home run.
Infielder DJ LeMahieu has been a consistent player for this squad. LeMahieu has the versatility to play multiple positions within the infield. The three-time All-Star can hit for a solid average and produce extra-base hits. LeMahieu is batting .282 along with 12 dingers and 43 RBI. On Aug. 7, he was 3-for-6 with two doubles.
Why you should back the Red Sox
Third baseman Rafael Devers owns playmaking ability both offensively and defensively. Devers’ bat speed is amazing with power to all parts of the field. He’s a smooth run-producer with an effortless swing. The two-time All-Star hits for both power and average. Devers is seventh in the MLB in batting average (.307) and tied for 14th in home runs (24). In his last outing, he went 1-for-3 with a double.
Shortstop Xander Bogaerts is an all-around batter with great pitch recognition skills. Bogaerts sprays the ball all over the diamond with his compact swing. The 29-year-old is sixth in the league in batting average (.307), tied for 10th in doubles (30), along with 48 RBI. On Aug. 11, he was 2-for-3 with a double and one run was driven in.
How to make Red Sox vs. Yankees picks
SportsLine’s model is leaning over on the run total, projecting 9.6 combined runs. It also says one side of the money line has all the value. You can only see the model’s MLB picks at SportsLine.
So who wins Yankees vs. Red Sox? And which side has all the value? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side you need to jump on, all from the model that has crushed its MLB picks, and find out.