Red Sox vs. Yankees MLB Prediction

Red Sox vs. Yankees, 8/18/21 MLB Predictions & Betting Odds

The Yankees have won five consecutive games and two in a row versus their AL East rivals, the Red Sox. Will New York make it three in a row versus Boston when the two teams meet at 7:05 p.m. ET on Wednesday night?

Game Snapshot

967 Boston Red Sox (-105) at 968 New York Yankees (-110); o/u 10

7:05 p.m. ET, Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Fenway Park, Boston, MA

Boston Red Sox DFS Notes

Christian Vazquez homered Tuesday as the Red Sox dropped the first half of a doubleheader versus the Yankees. The fifth-inning solo shot off Yankees left-hander Jordan Montgomery was Vazquez's first home run since June 27 and just his fifth home run in 103 total games this year. He's really taken a step back offensively.

New York Yankees DFS Notes

Giancarlo Stanton hit a 441-foot homer Tuesday as the Yankees topped the Red Sox 2-0 in the second game of a doubleheader. The big homer was Stanton's first in 15 games against the Red Sox this year; he's 9-for-49 with three RBI and 22 strikeouts against the Yankees' rival. The doubleheader sweep today leaves the Yankees (68-52) virtually tied with the Red Sox (69-53) in the standings.

Red Sox vs. Yankees MLB Betting Prediction

The Red Sox are 17-38 in their last 55 games at Yankee Stadium, are 2-8 in their last 10 games versus a left-handed starter and have dropped seven of their last eight games on the road as an underdog. The Yankees, meanwhile, are 4-0 in their last four games versus AL East rivals, are 5-0 in their last five games during the third game of a series and are 4-0 in their last four games following a win.

MLB BETTING PREDICTION: NEW YORK YANKEES -110

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