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Boston Red Sox vs NY Yankees Prediction 6-15-24 Picks

NY Yankees (49-22) vs. Boston Red Sox (35-34)
June 15, 2024 7:15 pm EDT
The Line: Boston Red Sox +141 / NY Yankees -167; Over/Under: +9
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The NY Yankees and Boston Red Sox meet Saturday in MLB game 2 action at Fenway Park. Here’s a Boston Red Sox vs NY Yankees Prediction.

NY Yankees Betting Preview

The NY Yankees are 50-22 on the year after wins over the Dodgers and Royals. NY Yankees have scored 22 runs in their last 3 games and 4 or more runs in 5 of their last 6 games. The NY Yankees have won 16 straight games when scoring 4 or more runs. Juan Soto leads the NY Yankees with 81 hits and 54 RBI, while Anthony Volpe and Aaron Judge have combined for 157 hits and 89 RBI.

Boston Red Sox Betting Preview

The Boston Red Sox look to get above a .500 record after wins over the White Sox and Phillies. The Boston Red Sox have scored 18 runs in their last 3 games and 4 or more runs in 5 of their last 9 games. The Boston Red Sox have won 5 straight games when scoring 4 or more runs. Jarren Duran leads the Boston Red Sox with 78 hits and 30 RBI, while Rafael Devers and Connor Wong have combined for 119 hits and 53 RBI.

NY Yankees vs Boston Red Sox Pitching Matchup

Carlos Rodon gets the ball for the NY Yankees, and he is 9-2 with a 2.93 ERA and 74 strikeouts this season. Rodon has allowed 8 hits and 3 runs in his last 13 innings. Rodon has a 3.33 ERA and .237 allowed batting average in 48.2 road innings. Rodon is 2-3 with a 3.34 ERA and 44 strikeouts in his career against the Boston Red Sox.

Cooper Criswell gets the ball for the Boston Red Sox, and he is 3-3 with a 4.13 ERA and 43 strikeouts this season. Criswell has allowed 9 hits and 4 earned runs in his last 9.1 innings. Criswell has a 3.24 ERA and .221 allowed batting average in 25 home innings. This will be Criswell’s first career game against the NY Yankees.

Why the Boston Red Sox will win

  • The Yankees have lost each of their last four games as road favorites against AL East opponents following a win.
  • The Red Sox have won four of their last six games as underdogs against the Yankees.
  • The Yankees have failed to cover the run line in each of their last four road games against AL East opponents following a win.
  • The Red Sox have covered the run line in four of their last five games against the Yankees following a loss.
  • The Red Sox have won the first inning in four of their last six games as home underdogs against American League opponents.

Boston Red Sox Player Prop Facts

  • Rafael Devers has hit a home run in three of the Red Sox’s last four games as underdogs against the Yankees.
  • Rafael Devers has recorded an RBI in four of the Red Sox’s last five games as underdogs against the Yankees.
  • Rafael Devers has scored at least one run in each of his last six home appearances against AL East opponents.
  • Connor Wong has recorded at least one Single in each of his last eight appearances in night games against AL teams that held a winning record.
  • Connor Wong has recorded at least one hit in each of his last 11 appearances in night games against AL teams that held a winning record.
  • Trevor Story has recorded at least one total base in each of his last eight appearances against AL East opponents that held a winning record.

New York Yankees Player Prop Facts

  • Aaron Judge has recorded at least one RBI in 10 of his last 12 appearances in night games.
  • Aaron Judge has recorded two or more total bases in each of the Yankees’ last six Saturday night games.
  • Alex Verdugo has recorded at least one Single in each of the Yankees’ last eight night games.
  • Juan Soto has scored at least one run in each of his last six appearances in night games.
  • Gleyber Torres has recorded at least one hit in each of the Yankees’ last nine Saturday night games.
  • Jose Trevino has hit at least one home run in each of the Yankees’ last two games against AL East opponents.
  • Carlos Rodon has recorded six or more strikeouts in five of his last six appearances with his team as a favorite against AL East opponents.
  • Carlos Rodon has recorded a win in each of his last eight appearances with the Yankees as favorites.

Boston Red Sox vs NY Yankees Prediction

The NY Yankees are the better team and have a major pitching advantage with Carlos Rodon on the mound. However, the Boston Red Sox are starting to string together wins, and you see the offense building by the game. Cooper Criswell has also had his moments this season, and he’s been at his best at home. There’s value with the Red Sox and the more favorable price, as they’re a team that’s showing progress and upside. 

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Boston Red Sox +141

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