Yankees vs Red Sox Odds & Picks for Sunday Night Baseball (July 10)

Yankees vs Red Sox Odds & Picks for Sunday Night Baseball (July 10)

Red Sox players celebrate

Jul 9, 2022; Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Boston Red Sox left fielder Alex Verdugo (99) celebrates with teammates after driving in the game-winning runs during the tenth inning against the New York Yankees at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Paul Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports

The Yankees are -130 road favorites over the Red Sox on Sunday Night Baseball
Jameson Taillon (9-2, 3.63) will pitch for New York against Nick Pivetta (8-6, 3.68)
A look at the odds and matchup can be found below with a prediction

The Boston Red Sox will try to gain a split of a four-game series when they host the New York Yankees at 7:08pm ET at Fenway Park on Sunday Night Baseball.

The Red Sox (46-39, 22-20 home) snapped a three-game losing streak Saturday night by rallying for a 6-5 victory over the Yankees in 10 innings. The American League-East leading Yankees (61-24, 27-15 road) had won three in a row.

Yankees vs Red Sox Odds

Team
Moneyline
Runline
Total
New York Yankees
-130
-1.5 (+120)
Over 9.5 (+102)
Boston Red Sox
+112
+1.5 (-150)
Under 9.5 (-121)

Odds as of July 9th at Barstool Sportsbook.

As -130 favorites, the Yankees have an implied win probability of 54.8%. The Yankees, at +400, are co-favorites in the World Series odds with the Los Angeles Dodgers while the Red Sox have odds of +3000.

The weather forecast calls for clear, a gametime temperature of 74 degrees with a low of 62 and southwest wind at 7-9 mph.

Yankees vs Red Sox Probable Pitchers

Jameson Taillon (9-2, 3.63) is scheduled to start for the Yankees against Nick Pivetta (8-6, 3.68). Both will be pitching on four days of rest.

Taillon’s AL Cy Young odds are +7000.

Taillon vs Pivetta Stats

9-2
Record
8-6
3.63
ERA
3.68
3.77
xERA
4.23
1.15
WHIP
1.16
6.73
SO/W
2.79

Taillon is coming off just his second loss of the season and first since April 11 when he fell to the Pirates in Pittsburgh on Tuesday. He was touched for five runs and six hits in 5.1 innings while striking out five and walking none.

It was an emotional return to his old home ballpark.

Jameson Taillon returns pic.twitter.com/OxpXsCKlhq

— Jeff Hathhorn (@jhathhorn) July 5, 2022

Taillon is 2-0 with a 1.46 ERA in four career starts against the Red Sox. He is 1-0 with a 0.64 ERA in two starts at Fenway Park.

In seven starts on the road this season, Taillon has a 4-1 record and 3.49 ERA. He is 5-2 with a 3.97 ERA in 10 starts at night.

Pivetta had a three-game winning streak stopped Tuesday by the Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park. He was tagged for seven runs on eight hits over 5.2 innings with four strikeouts and two walks.

In four career games (three starts) versus the Yankees, Pivetta has struggled with an 0-2 record and 6.75 ERA.

Nick Pivetta was HYPED after striking out the side in the 7th. ? pic.twitter.com/pkqs36m8Wa

— MLB (@MLB) June 19, 2022

Pivetta is 4-3 with a 3.78 ERA in eight starts at home this year. At night, he is 5-3 with a 4.04 ERA in 10 starts.

Batting Average vs Starting Pitchers

Yankees Batters
Batting Average vs Nick Pivetta
Giancarlo Stanton
.375
Anthony Rizzo
.286
John Donaldson
.278
DJ LeMahieu
.200
Joey Gallo
.200
Matt Carpenter
.167
Marwin Gonzalez
.167
Aaron Judge
.000
Gleyber Torres
.000
Kyle Higashioka
.000
Isiah Kiner-Falefa
.000
Red Sox Batters
Batting Average vs Jameson Taillon
Christian Vazquez
.500
J.D. Martinez
.400
Kevin Plawecki
.375
Jackie Bradley Jr.
.333
Xander Bogaerts
.250
Alex Verdugo
.222
Rafael Devers
.200
Trevor Story
.167
Jarren Duran
.000
Franchy Cordero
.000
Bobby Dalbec
.000
Rob Refsnyder
.000

The Yankees’ Giancarlo Stanton is a .375 hitter (6-for-16) against Pivetta with two home runs. The Red Sox’s Kevin Plawecki has gone 3-for-8 with two doubles off Taillon but Jarren Duran is 0-for-5.

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Yankees vs Red Sox Betting Outlook

Alex Verdugo hit a walk-off two-run single to cap a three-run, 10th-inning and rally the Red Sox to victory Saturday night. Verdugo forced extra innings with a run-scoring single in the eighth when he tied the score at 3-3 on his way to finishing with three hits and three RBIs.

“GOODNIGHT.” – Dugie pic.twitter.com/amPBkkLyFk

— Red Sox (@RedSox) July 10, 2022

Rob Refsnyder homered and had two hits for the Red Sox, who also got two hits from Xander Bogaerts.

Third baseman Rafael Devers (back) is expected to miss his second straight game Sunday. Infielder Christian Arroyo (left groin strain) was placed on the 10-day injured list Saturday and infielder Jeter Downs was recalled from Triple-A Worcester.

The Yankees’ Aaron Hicks hit a home run.

Let’s go, Rizzo ? pic.twitter.com/GfTIIIxZ1B

— New York Yankees (@Yankees) July 10, 2022

First baseman Anthony Rizzo returned to the lineup after missing four games with lower back stiffness and went 2-for-5 with a pair of doubles and two RBIs. Aaron Judge and Matt Carpenter also had two hits each.

The Yankees lead the season series 4-2 and hold a commanding 36-19 advantage over the Red Sox since 2019.

Yankees vs Red Sox Last 10 Games

Date
Home Team
Away Team
Score
7/9/22
Red Sox
Yankees
BOS, 6-5
7/8/22
Red Sox
Yankees
NYY, 12-5
7/7/22
Red Sox
Yankees
NYY, 6-5
4/10/22
Yankees
Red Sox
BOS, 4-3
4/9/22
Yankees
Red Sox
NYY, 4-2
4/8/22
Yankees
Red Sox
NYY, 6-5
10/5/21
Red Sox
Yankees
BOS, 6-2
9/26/21
Red Sox
Yankees
NYY, 6-3
9/25/21
Red Sox
Yankees
NYY, 5-3
9/24/21
Red Sox
Yankees
NYY, 8-3

Yankees vs Red Sox Prediction

Neither starting pitcher inspires confidence following rocky outings Tuesday. Yet look to Pivetta to bounce back in this one as an underdog and help the Red Sox get a split with their archrivals.

Pick: Red Sox ML (+112)

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