Yankees vs. Red Sox - 9/29/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Boston Red Sox (75-80) at New York Yankees (86-69)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at 7:05 pm (Yankee Stadium)
Rick Porcello vs. M Pineda (12-8) (3.99)
The Line: New York Yankees / Boston Red Sox --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees play game two Tuesday night.
The Boston Red Sox look to keep rolling after winning seven of their last 10 games. The Red Sox have scored 15 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last 10 games. The Red Sox have won seven straight when scoring more than three runs. Xander Bogaerts leads Boston with 192 hits and 80 RBI while Mookie Betts and David Ortiz have combined for 176 RBI. The Boston Red Sox have won four of their last five road games. Rick Porcello gets the ball, and he’s 8-14 with a 5.04 ERA and 134 strikeouts this season. Porcello is 4-4 with a 3.55 ERA and 40 strikeouts in his career against the Yankees.
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The New York Yankees look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Yankees have scored nine runs in their last three games and three or less runs in five of their last six games. The Yankees have lost five of their last seven when scoring three or less runs. Chase Headley leads New York with 148 hits and 62 RBI while Alex Rodriguez and Brian McCann have combined for 177 RBI. The New York Yankees have split their last eight home games. Michael Pineda takes the hill, and he’s 12-8 with a 3.99 ERA and 147 strikeouts this season. Pineda is 4-2 with a 3.77 ERA and 34 strikeouts in his career against the Red Sox.
The Red Sox are 4-1 in their last 5 games vs. a right-handed starter and 2-8 in Porcellos last 10 starts vs. a team with a winning record. The Yankees are 2-5 in their last 7 during game 2 of a series and 4-1 in Pinedas last 5 starts. The Yankees are 4-1 in Pinedas last 5 starts vs. Red Sox.
The Red Sox haven't had great succcess with Porcello on the mound this season, especially against winning teams. I look for the Yankees to draw this series even and get a big victory at home.