|MLB Yankees vs. Red Sox Picks & Predictions for August 16, 2013|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Friday, 16 August 2013 16:10|
Yankees vs. Red Sox Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Red Sox are massive -183 money line favorites over the Yankees, who are +168 on the ML. With Andy Pettitte and Felix Doubront facing each other in the pitching matchup, the total is currently sitting at 9.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Red Sox are -183 money line favorites after opening as -174 on the ML, while the Yankees opened as +160 money line underdogs and are now +168. New York heads into tonight's matchup with a 62-58 overall record and is 28-31 on the road, while Boston is 72-51 overall and 39-21 at home.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 52% of the betting public currently favors New York. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most updated numbers.
MLB FREE PICK: Take the under. According to latest MLB trends, the under is 5-1 in the last six meetings between these two teams in Boston and 5-2 in the last seven meetings overall. The under is also 9-2 in the Yankees' last 11 games on Friday, 17-4-1 in their last 22 road games versus a left-handed starter, and 21-7-1 in their last 29 games after allowing five runs or more in their previous contest. On the other side, the under is 4-0-1 in the Red Sox last five home games versus a left-handed starter, 5-0 in their last five games as a favorite and 8-1-1 in their last 10 contests during Game 1 of a series.
MLB FREE PICK: RED SOX/YANKEES UNDER 9