New York Yankees VS Boston Red Sox

MLB Baseball 07:05 PM ET

Tuesday

08/17/2020

NESN, YES, MLBN

Spread: New York Yankees -155

Over/Under: 9.5

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Boston Red Sox vs New York Yankees 8/17/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

Boston Red Sox vs New York Yankees 8/17/2020 Picks Predictions Previews
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The Boston Red Sox will be running through bases against the New York Yankee at the Yankee Stadium in Bronx on Monday, August 17, 2020 at 7:05 PM ET. Boston will play in this game after a 4-2 loss to the Yanks. Meanwhile, New York will be playing hot and going for a sweep against the Red Sox. The Boston Red Sox, with a .273 team percentage and a 6-16 standing, are in 5th place in the AL East Division. The BoSox are in 15th place behind the Mariners in the American League. The New York Yankees are in 2nd place behind the Athletics in the American League, with a 15-6 standing and .714 in the series. The Bronx Bombers are in 1st place in the AL East Division.

Boston was 0-for-6 with Runners in Scoring Position (RISP) and scored just 5 hits in their 4-2 defeat to the Yanks. Starting Pitcher Chris Mazza (0-1) allowed four runs and recorded just 12 Ks for the BoSox. Twenty-nine year old left-handed Martin Perez (2-2 with a 3.38 ERA) will be pitching for Boston. Perez allowed 11 walks in pitching over 21 innings.

Boston Red Sox vs New York Yankees Predictions 8/17/2020

New York was struggling from several key players injured, but still managed to win nine of their first ten contests at home. The Bombers’ First Baseman Mike Ford scored his second homer of the season with three runs scored. Veteran JA Happ (1-1) allowed only one run in playing over 5.0 innings of winning effort for the Yanks. The Bomber will be fielding left-handed Jordan Montgomery (2-1 with a 5.17 ERA) to start the series’ finale.

The Red Sox has starting Pitchers Eduardo Rodriguez (illness) and Chris Sale (elbow), Relief Pitchers Darwinzon Hernandez and Josh Taylor both with COVID 19 infection, Left Fielder Andrew Benintendi (ribs), and Second Baseman Dustin Pedroia (knee) out from the field today. The Yankees will be missing 7 key players in their roster for this game. Starting Pitcher Luis Severino (elbow), Relief Pitchers Tommy Kahnle (elbow) and Aroldis Chapman (illness), Catcher Kyle Higashioka (oblique), Right Fielder Aaron Judge (calf), Second Baseman DJ LeMahieu (thumb), and Designated Hitter Giancarlo Stanton (hamstring) will be sitting on the bench for New York.

Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees. The MLB Pick for this contest is New York -155. Boston is 0-7 SU in their last 7 outings, and 0-10 SU in their last 10 contests when playing on the road versus the Yankees. The totals went OVER in 4 of the Red Sox’s last 5 match-ups against an opponent in the American League. New York is 5-0 in their last 5 contests, and 10-0 SU in their last 10 outings when playing at home against Boston. The totals went OVER in 4 of the Yankees’ last 6 match-ups against an opponent in the American League. The prediction, pick the Yankees -155 to a score of 7-5.

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MLB Starting Time: 7:05 PM ET

Location: Yankee Stadium in Bronx, NY

Date: Monday, August 17, 2020

TV: NESN, YES, MLBN

MLB Odds: New York Yankees -155

MLB Totals: 9.5

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