Yankees Vs Red Sox: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – August 14, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on August 15, 2022

The New York Yankees (72-42) visit the Boston Red Sox (56-59) at 7:00 PM ET on Sunday, a game featuring two of MLB’s most consistent hitters. Andrew Benintendi has an average of .305 (10th in league) for the Yankees, and Xander Bogaerts ranks ninth at .306 for the Red Sox. Jameson Taillon pitches for New York (-135 to win) while Boston (+114) will answer with Michael Wacha.

The betting facts in the article below use the latest odds as of August 14, 2022 at 7:12 PM ET. Check out the table below for the most up-to-date lines for this contest and get up to $1,000 Risk Free Bet at FanDuel today!

Yankees vs Red Sox Betting Lines

Yankees Betting Insights

  • This season, the Yankees have won 68 out of the 105 games, or 64.8%, in which they’ve been favored.
  • New York has a record of 62-32, a 66% win rate, when favored by -135 or more by bookmakers this season.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 57.4% chance of a victory for the Yankees.
  • New York and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 56 of their 114 opportunities.
  • The Yankees have an ATS record of 52-62-0 in 114 games with a spread this season.

Yankees Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 2-8
Runs Per Game 3.8
HR 11
ERA 4.35
K/9 8.49

Red Sox Betting Insights

  • The Red Sox have won in 23, or 40.4%, of the 57 contests they have been named as odds-on underdogs in this year.
  • Boston has a win-loss record of 13-22 when favored by +114 or worse by bookmakers this year.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Red Sox have a 46.7% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.
  • Contests with Boston have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in 52 of 115 chances this season.
  • The Red Sox have an against the spread record of 59-56-0 in 115 games with a line this season.

Red Sox Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 3-7
Runs Per Game 4.0
HR 9
ERA 5.87
K/9 7.58

Red Sox Probable Pitcher – Michael Wacha

  • Wacha gets the start for the Red Sox, his 14th of the season. He is 6-1 with a 2.69 ERA and 50 strikeouts through 70 1/3 innings pitched.
  • The righty last pitched on Tuesday, June 28 against the Toronto Blue Jays, when he went five innings, allowing four earned runs while giving up seven hits.
  • Wacha enters this game with nine outings of five or more innings pitched this campaign.
  • The Red Sox are 4-2 in Wacha’s six starts this season that they were the underdog on the moneyline.
  • Wacha’s team is 9-4 over his 13 starts.
  • Wacha has started 13 contests with a total set by sportsbooks this season. The teams have combined to go over the run total in five of them.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of August 14, 2022 at 7:12 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Red Sox Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP K/9 H/9 HR/9 ERA
Ryan Brasier 47 44.0 9.0 12.2 1.2 5.32
John Schreiber 44 47.0 10.5 7.5 0.5 1.91
Hirokazu Sawamura 44 45.1 7.5 8.3 0.7 3.18
Austin Davis 42 46.0 10.6 10.7 1.2 4.70
Jeurys Familia 38 34.0 8.7 14.9 1.9 6.09

Yankees Probable Pitcher – Jameson Taillon

  • Taillon’s team is 12-10-0 against the spread this season in his starts.
  • The right-hander gave up three earned runs and allowed three hits in seven innings pitched against the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday.
  • In 22 starts this season, Taillon has lasted five or more innings 17 times, with an average of 5.1 innings per appearance.
  • Taillon’s team has won 73.7% of his starts when they are favored on the moneyline (14-5).
  • Taillon’s team is 17-5 when he starts this season.
  • Out of Taillon’s 22 starts with a total this season, 12 have hit the over.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of August 14, 2022 at 7:12 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Yankees Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP Ks ERA Holds Saves
Scott Effross 52 50.0 55 2.88 15 2
Clay Holmes 49 49.0 51 2.39 7 17
Lou Trivino 46 37.0 49 5.59 2 10
Wandy Peralta 43 45.0 35 2.20 8 2
Lucas Luetge 36 39.1 38 2.75 6 1

Yankees Hitting Trends

  • The Yankees have a record in games this season when they hit two or more homers.
  • The Yankees have gone 23-4 in the 27 games this season when they have collected five or more extra-base hits.
  • The club has collected eight or more hits 59 times this season, and has a 40-19 record in those games.
  • The Yankees have a 48-9 record in games this season that they scored five or more runs.
  • The Yankees have gone 29-12 in the 41 games this season when they have drawn at least five walks.

Red Sox Hitting Trends

  • They are 20-11 this season when they hit two or more home runs in a game.
  • In 24 games with five or more extra-base hits this season, they have a record of 20-4.
  • They have won 42 of the 70 games in which they’ve collected eight or more hits this season.
  • They have a 37-15 record this season when scoring five or more runs in a game.
  • They have won 14 of their 18 games this season in which they’ve drawn more than four free passes.

Yankees vs. Red Sox Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Red Sox (+114)

Over/Under Pick: Over (9.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm derived from offensive performance metrics and probable starting pitchers.

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