New York Yankees (71-72) vs. Boston Red Sox (73-70)
New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox 9/12/23 – On September 12th, 2023, in one of American sports’ greatest rivalries, the New York Yankees (72-172) will square off against their longtime adversary, the Boston Red Sox (73-71), at Fenway Park at 7:10 PM ET to settle their postseason destiny at Fenway Park; TBS will broadcast this contest live.
The Yankees currently boast a near-even win/loss record and have struggled to find consistency this year. While their batting average of 0.225 may seem low, their 203 homers prove they still possess plenty of power when called upon. As for scoring runs, 602 were scored with an on-base percentage of 0.302 and 0.400 slugging percentage, respectively. On pitching, they have managed an acceptable 3.99 ERA/WHIP/1.23 WHIP ratio with 1275 strikeouts and an opponent batting average of 0.233 against.
The Red Sox have fared slightly better in win-loss record than their New York Yankees counterparts. Their batting statistics outshone those of the Yankees, with an impressive 0.264 average and 718 runs scored; additionally, they hit 169 homers and achieved an on-base percentage of 0.329 and a slugging percentage of 0.437 – these feats surpassing even that of their opponents’ performance (0.462 ERA and 1.36 WHIP giving opponents an opponent average batting average of 0.260). For the best winning MLB picks, continue reading our analysis.
New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox Game Info
|When:||Tuesday, September 12, 2023 at 7:10 PM ET|
Carlos Rodon (2-5, 6.60 ERA) vs.Kutter Crawford (6-7, 4.36 ERA)
The Yankees are putting their faith in Carlos Rodon, who is currently holding a 2-5 W-L record with a worrying 6.6 ERA and a 1.4 WHIP over 46.1 innings pitched. Rodon has recorded 41 strikeouts, but has given up 12 home runs.
On the other hand, Boston is relying on Kutter Crawford, who brings a 6-7 W-L record to the table, with a more stable 4.36 ERA and a 1.16 WHIP. Crawford has pitched 107.1 innings, accumulating 107 strikeouts and allowing 16 home runs.
MLB Odds/Point Spread: Boston Red Sox -130, Total Odds: 9.5
The Yankees are at a spread of +1.5 with odds at -182, and their moneyline is set at +120. The Red Sox are favorites at -1.5 with odds at +146 and a moneyline of -130. The total for the game is set at 9.5, with the over at -105 and the under at -115.
New York Yankees Betting Trends
The Yankees have displayed resilience recently, going 9-4 SU in their last 13 games and 6-1 SU in their last 7 games on the road. They have been particularly good against teams in their league, registering a 5-1 SU record in their last 6 games against American League opponents. However, they’ve struggled against Boston, going 0-7 SU in their last 7 games against them. The total has also gone UNDER in 6 of the Yankees’ last 8 games when playing on the road against Boston.
Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
Boston’s recent form is far from ideal, with a 1-4 SU record in their last 5 games. Nevertheless, they have shown dominance in matchups against the Yankees and are 4-8 SU against teams in the American League. The total has gone OVER in 17 of Boston’s last 20 games, including 4 of the last 6 games against the Yankees and 8 of their last 9 games at home.
New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox 9/12/23 Betting Picks
Considering the pitching matchups, recent form, and overall team statistics, the Boston Red Sox seem to be the better option. Kutter Crawford has more stable numbers than Carlos Rodon, and the Red Sox have better batting statistics compared to the Yankees. Given the Red Sox’s batting power and home advantage, taking Boston on the moneyline at -130 appears to be a solid choice. The OVER 9.5 at -105 also seems enticing, given the recent trends for both teams, especially Boston, in regards to totals.
To sum it up, both the historical data and recent performance metrics suggest that Boston has a strong chance of taking this one. If you’re planning to place a bet, leaning towards the Red Sox might be the more prudent choice. For the best accurate sports picks, continue reading our analysis.
Free Pick and Prediction: Boston Red Sox will win 6-4.