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New York Yankees vs Boston Red Sox 10/05/2021 American League Wild Card Game Odds and Picks
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New York Yankees vs Boston Red Sox 10/05/2021 – The MLB regular season has come to an end and the postseason is all set to get underway with an important Wild Card game. The New York Yankees will take on the Boston Red Sox for the American League Wild Card round. Both teams will square off from Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. The Yankees pushed their way through after their success against the Tampa Bay Rays. The Boston Red Sox swept the Nationals to reach the postseason. The online predictions are flourishing as the postseason mlb betting odds and lines are available online.
New York Yankees vs Boston Red Sox 10/05/2021
New York Yankees
The New York Yankees had a dramatic week after they dropped a couple of games against the Bay Rays. The Yankees were left with their last game and they managed to strike back completing their regular season with a 92-70 final record. The Yankees defeated the Bay Rays in their last game with a final score of 1-0. On Tuesday, New York will turn in their ace Gerrit Cole to the mound as their starter. Cole has an impressive 16-8 record on the season with an ERA of 3.23. Cole is 2-2 against the Red Sox this season with 31 Ks and an ERA of 4.91.
Players to watch: DJ LeMahieu 2B (GP 150, AB 597, R 84, H 160, 2B 24, 3B 1, HR 10, RBI 57, TB 216, BB 73, SO 94, SB 4, AVG 0.268, OBP 0.349, SLG 0.362, OPS 0.711, WAR 1.5), Aaron Judge RF (GP 148, AB 550, R 89, H 158, 2B 24, 3B 0, HR 39, RBI 98, TB 299, BB 75, SO 158, SB 6, AVG 0.287, OBP 0.373, SLG 0.544, OPS 0.916, WAR 6).
Boston Red Sox
Boston Red Sox completed their regular season with the same 92-70 record. The Red Sox smashed seven runs against the Nationals and gave up five in their last game. Boston will enter this game riding a three-game winning streak. The Red Sox will turn in Nathan Eovaldi on their starter against the Yankees. The righty is holding a neat ERA of 3.75 with an 11-9 record on the season. Eovaldi gave up seven runs in his last start against New York that resulted in an 8-3 loss at home. Boston will need to turn to their bats to win this game.
Players to watch: Rafael Devers 3B (GP 156, AB 591, R 101, H 165, 2B 37, 3B 1, HR 38, RBI 113, TB 318, BB 62, SO 143, SB 5, AVG 0.279, OBP 0.352, SLG 0.538, OPS 0.89, WAR 3), J.D. Martinez LF (GP 151, AB 570, R 92, H 163, 2B 42, 3B 3, HR 28, RBI 99, TB 295, BB 55, SO 150, SB 0, AVG 0.286, OBP 0.349, SLG 0.518, OPS 0.867, WAR 3).
New York Yankees vs Boston Red Sox Betting Numbers
New York Yankees
Under is 5-0 in Yankees last 5 after scoring 2 runs or less in their previous game.
Boston Red Sox
Under is 4-0 in Red Sox last 4 after allowing 5 runs or more in their previous game.
New York Yankees vs Boston Red Sox Betting Picks
The baseball postseason betting predictions have turned to the Yankees to win this game with the help of Cole on the mound. The Yankees have a powerful batting unit and the Red Sox are turning in a weak pitcher. Take the Yankees to win and cover the spread.
Score Prediction: Yankees 5, Red Sox 3.