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New York Yankees vs Boston Red Sox 07/23/2021 MLB Preview, Spread and Game Analysis
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New York Yankees vs Boston Red Sox 07/23/2021 – AL East Division foes New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox will continue their battle from Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. The Yankees dropped their last game against the Red Sox and they look forward to making up for their loss. New York remains ahead of the Blue Jays at the third spot while Boston continues to dominate at the top of the division play. The baseball betting site has shifted its focus to the Yankees to rebound from their last defeat with the help of their starting pitcher on the mound.
New York Yankees vs Boston Red Sox 07/23/2021
New York Yankees
The New York Yankees tried to make a difference but the Red Sox were too strong at the plate. New York smashed four runs and gave up five in return. The Yankees are looking for a chance as they turn in Gerrit Cole to the mound as their starting pitcher. Cole has been the bright spot from the Yankees pitching end with an impressive 10-4 record on the season. The righty is holding an ERA of 2.63 and struck out 23 opponent hitters in a span of 15 innings in his last two starts. With a little support from the plate, the Yankees can win this game with ease.
Players to watch: D. LeMahieu 2B (GP 89, AB 356, R 47, H 96, 2B 12, 3B 0, HR 7, RBI 37, TB 129, BB 43, SO 62, SB 3, AVG 0.27, OBP 0.351, SLG 0.362, OPS 0.714, WAR 1), A. Judge RF (GP 84, AB 312, R 51, H 88, 2B 13, 3B 0, HR 21, RBI 47, TB 164, BB 46, SO 90, SB 1, AVG 0.282, OBP 0.375, SLG 0.526, OPS 0.901, WAR 3.3).
Boston Red Sox
Boston Red Sox has proved that they are all set to make it to the playoffs. The Red Sox are now 10 games ahead of the .500 mark at home. However, they are just one game ahead of the Bay Rays. Kiki Hernandez was the bright spot from the plate against the Yankees. Boston is holding a 59-38 record on the season. Eduardo Rodriguez will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. The southpaw is holding a 7-5 record on the season with an ERA of 5.19. Rodriguez took out eight opponent hitters in five innings that resulted in a victory in his last game.
Players to watch: R. Devers 3B (GP 92, AB 344, R 63, H 96, 2B 26, 3B 1, HR 24, RBI 74, TB 196, BB 37, SO 91, SB 3, AVG 0.279, OBP 0.355, SLG 0.57, OPS 0.925, WAR 3.5), J.D. Martinez LF (GP 89, AB 342, R 66, H 105, 2B 26, 3B 3, HR 20, RBI 64, TB 197, BB 40, SO 87, SB 0, AVG 0.307, OBP 0.377, SLG 0.576, OPS 0.953, WAR 3.1).
New York Yankees vs Boston Red Sox Betting Numbers
New York Yankees
NY Yankees are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
Boston Red Sox
Boston is 4-2 SU in their last 6 games.
New York Yankees vs Boston Red Sox Betting Picks
Boston is missing out on Chris Sale due to his elbow injury. The Red Sox is holding the third rank in OPS and runs scored. The online betting predictions are against the Red Sox with Cole as their opponent pitcher.
Score Prediction: Yankees 5, Red Sox 3.