Red Sox vs. Yankees - 7/11/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New York Yankees (46-39) at Boston Red Sox (41-45)
MLB Baseball: Saturday, July 11, 2015 at 7:15 pm (Fenway Park)
I Nova (1-2) (2.65) vs. Eduardo Rodriguez
The Line: Boston Red Sox -125 / New York Yankees +115 --- Over/Under: 8.5 See the Latest Odds
The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox play game two of their series Saturday night.
The New York Yankees look to stay hot after winning six of their last eight games. The Yankees have scored 16 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in four of their last eight games. The Yankees have won six straight games when scoring more than three runs. Brett Gardner leads New York with 93 hits and 41 RBI while Mark Teixeira and Alex Rodriguez have combined for 111 RBI. The The New York Yankees have split their last six road games. Ivan Nova gets the ball, and he’s 1-2 with a 2.65 ERA and nine strikeouts this season. Nova is 3-3 with a 5.00 ERA and 33 strikeouts in his career against the Red Sox.
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The Boston Red Sox look for a win after winning five of their last seven games. The Red Sox have scored 11 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last seven games. The Red Sox have won four straight games when scoring more than three runs. Xander Bogaerts leads Boston with 93 hits and 41 RBI while Mookie Betts and Dustin Pedroia have combined for 75 RBI. The Boston Red Sox have won five of their last eight home games. Eduardo Rodriguez takes the hill, and he’s 4-2 with a 3.69 ERA and 44 strikeouts this season. This will be Rodriguez’s first career game against the Yankees.
The Yankees are 5-1 in their last 6 Saturday games and 2-7 in Novas last 9 starts as a road underdog. The Red Sox are 4-1 in their last 5 during game 2 of a series and 6-2 in their last 8 vs. a team with a winning record. The Yankees are 4-0 in the last 4 meetings in Boston.
These two teams usually produce fireworks when they play one another, and they've both been consistently putting runs on the board lately. I like the over in this matchup.