Yankees Vs Red Sox: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – August 12, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on August 15, 2022

The New York Yankees (71-41) visit the Boston Red Sox (55-58) at 7:10 PM ET on Friday, a game featuring two of the league’s most consistent batters. Andrew Benintendi has an average of .305 (10th in league) for the Yankees, and Xander Bogaerts is fifth at .309 for the Red Sox. Domingo German is starting for New York (-119 to win), and Nathan Eovaldi is Boston’s (+100) choice to start.

This article references lines current as of August 12, 2022 at 5:12 PM ET. Find all the latest odds for this outing in the table in this article and click here to claim your free sports bet (up to $1,001) at Caesars!

Yankees vs Red Sox Betting Lines

Yankees Betting Insights

  • This season, the Yankees have been favored 103 times and won 67, or 65%, of those games.
  • New York has entered 99 games this season favored by -119 or more and is 64-35 in those contests.
  • The implied probability of a win from the Yankees, based on the moneyline, is 54.3%.
  • New York and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 56 of their 112 opportunities.
  • The Yankees are 52-60-0 against the spread this season.

Yankees Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 2-8
Runs Per Game 4.6
HR 15
ERA 4.96
K/9 8.09

Red Sox Betting Insights

  • The Red Sox have been underdogs in 55 games this season and have come away with the win 22 times (40%) in those contests.
  • This season, Boston has come away with a win 19 times in 47 chances when named as an underdog of at least +100 or longer on the moneyline.
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Red Sox have a 50% chance of pulling out a win.
  • Contests with Boston have gone over the total set by bookmakers in 52 of 113 chances this season.
  • The Red Sox are 57-56-0 against the spread in their 113 games with a line set by sportsbooks this season.

Red Sox Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 4-6
Runs Per Game 4.0
HR 11
ERA 5.52
K/9 7.47

Red Sox Probable Pitcher – Nathan Eovaldi

  • Eovaldi gets the start for the Red Sox, his 18th of the season. He is 5-3 with a 4.13 ERA and 93 strikeouts in 93 2/3 innings pitched.
  • The right-hander’s last time out was on Saturday against the Kansas City Royals, when he threw six innings, surrendering four earned runs while allowing seven hits.
  • Eovaldi will look to pitch five or more innings for his fourth straight appearance. He’s averaging 5.2 frames per outing.
  • The Red Sox are 2-4 in Eovaldi’s six starts this season that they were the moneyline underdog.
  • Eovaldi’s team has won eight of his 17 starts.
  • Eovaldi has had 17 starts that oddsmakers set a total for this season, and eight of those matchups hit the over.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of August 12, 2022 at 5:12 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 46 43.0 9.2 12.5 1.3 5.44
John Schreiber 43 45.0 10.2 7.1 0.5 1.80
Hirokazu Sawamura 43 44.1 7.3 8.3 0.7 3.25
Austin Davis 42 46.0 10.6 10.7 1.2 4.70
Matt Barnes 24 20.1 7.1 10.7 1.1 7.08

Yankees Probable Pitcher – Domingo Germán

  • Germán’s team is 2-2-0 against the spread in his starts this season.
  • The right-hander gave up one earned run in five innings pitched on Saturday in his last outing, a matchup with the St. Louis Cardinals.
  • Germán has pitched five or more innings in two straight games and will look to extend that streak.
  • German’s team won his only start as a favorite this season.
  • In games Germán has started, his team is 1-3.
  • In games Germán has started this season, the teams are 1-2-1 at hitting the over.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of August 12, 2022 at 5:12 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Yankees Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP Ks ERA Holds Saves
Scott Effross 50 48.0 53 3.00 14 1
Clay Holmes 48 48.2 51 2.22 7 17
Lou Trivino 44 36.0 49 5.75 2 10
Wandy Peralta 42 44.1 34 2.23 8 2
Lucas Luetge 35 38.1 37 2.82 6 1

Yankees Hitting Trends

  • The Yankees are 42-11 this season in games when they hit two or more long balls.
  • The Yankees have had five or more extra-base hits in 27 games this season, and went 23-4 in those outings.
  • The club has strung together eight or more hits in 58 games this season, and is 40-18 in those contests.
  • The Yankees are 48-9 in games this season that they put up five or more runs.
  • The Yankees are 28-12 in the 40 games this season when they have drawn at least five walks.

Red Sox Hitting Trends

  • They have won 20 of the 31 games this season in which they hit two or more home runs.
  • They’ve won 20 of their 24 games with five or more extra-base hits this season.
  • They have a record of 41-27 this season when collecting eight or more base hits in a game.
  • They have a 37-15 record this season when scoring five or more runs in a game.
  • They have a 14-4 record this season when drawing five or more walks in a game.

Yankees vs. Red Sox Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Red Sox (+100)

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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