Yankees vs. Red Sox MLB Prediction
The Yankees collapsed in the late and extra innings last night in Boston but will attempt to rebound on Friday night when they send ace Gerrit Cole to the mound versus the Red Sox. Are the Yankees a safe bet as a slight road favorite?
963 New York Yankees (-110) at 964 Boston Red Sox (-109); o/u 8.5
7:10 p.m. ET, Friday, July 23, 2021
Fenway Park, Boston, MA
New York Yankees DFS SPIN
Giancarlo Stanton delivered a tie-breaking RBI single on Thursday in the Yankees' extra-inning loss to the Red Sox. Stanton dunked a go-ahead RBI single into left field off righty Adam Ottavino in the eighth inning, putting the Yankees ahead briefly in a low-scoring, rain-soaked affair at Fenway Park. The 31-year-old slugger has just four hits to go along with nine strikeouts across six games since the All-Star break.
Boston Red Sox DFS Spin
Enrique Hernández went 1-for-4 with three RBI on Thursday, leading the Red Sox to a 5-4 comeback victory over the Yankees in a 10-inning marathon at Fenway Park. Hernández scorched a game-tying two-run double off the Green Monster in left field against righty Chad Green with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning. The Red Sox rallied from behind in the ninth and 10th innings to emerge victorious in a nearly four-hour marathon, which also included a 55-minute rain delay. The versatile 29-year-old has been tearing the cover off the ball, tallying seven hits, including three homers, and eight RBI across six games since the All-Star break.
Yankees vs. Red Sox Betting Prediction
The Yankees are now 0-5 in their last five meetings with the Red Sox at Fenway Park and are 2-9 in their last 11 games versus Boston overall. The Yankees are also just 2-5 in their last seven divisional games and are 1-5 in their last six games after allowing five runs or more in their previous game. On the other side, the Red Sox are 12-1 in their last 13 games played on Friday, are 10-2 in their last 12 home games and have won 20 of their last 26 games after an opponent that allowed five runs or more in its previous contest.
MLB BETTING PREDICTION: BOSTON RED SOX -109