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Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees Betting Pick

One of the best rivalries in all of professional sports will take place on Friday. The Boston Red Sox will start a three game weekend series at the New York Yankees.  The Red Sox are coming into the game fresh off a three game sweep on the road at the Marlins. Boston is  47-39 on the season, which is third in the American League East.

For the Yankees, , they are coming off a three game sweep at the hands of the Cincinnati Reds. The Yankees were outscored 16-10 in the series. With the losses, New York is now 54-35 on the season. The Yankees are trailing Baltimore in the divisional standings.

The New York Yankees are -135 over the Boston Red Sox in this game. The total for the affair sits at 8.5 runs.

Boston Red Sox looking for Five in a Row

Tyler O’Neill had three hits, and Boston had 8 as a team to beat the Marlins in extra innings on Thursday. Boston scored the winning run on an O’Neill double in the top of the 12th inning. On the season, the former Cardinals slugger is hitting .269, with 16 homeruns.

Boston as a team is hitting .254. The Red Sox are 10th in runs scored with 4.7 per game. The homeruns for Boston are just shy of the Top 10, with just under 100 on the season. The Red Sox will take on the Yankees over the weekend, before hosting six in a row against Oakland and Kansas City.

Tanner Houck will get the baseball for the Boston Red Sox. Houck is 7-6 on the season, and sits with a 2.68 earned run average. This will be the 18th start for Houck this season. He has struck out 105 batters in 107.2 innings this season.

Yankees Cooled off Big Time

Alex Verdugo had three hits, but it was nowhere near enough as the Yankees lost again. The New York offense has slipped down to third in the league with 5 runs per game. The Yankees are hitting .249 on the season, and they have 124 homeruns, which is the second most in all of Major League Baseball.

Aaron Judge is putting together another monster season for New York. The slugger has crushed 32 homeruns on the season. He also has 23 doubles on the year as well. Juan Soto is second on the Yankees with 20 bombs, while Giancarlo Stanton has 18 homeruns in 2024.

For the New York Yankees, Nestor Cortes will get the nod. Cortes is 4-7 on the season. The right hander has thrown 105 innings, and struck out 98 batters, and walked 19. Cortes is making his 19th start of the season, and has allowed 14 homeruns this season.

Yankees Bounce Back

The New York Yankees are going to get back on track here. The Yankees got off to a good start, but have struggled as of late. We expect them to be ready to go against a divisional rival. The New York Yankees top the Boston Red Sox in this Friday affair within Major League Baseball. The final bet for the game on Friday is the New York Yankees over the Boston Red Sox. Enjoy the game!

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