The New York Yankees will face the Boston Red Sox in their rivalry matchup from Yankee Stadium. Find odds for this game at Bovada sportsbook.
The Yankees are coming off of a talked tough west coast road trip, but still sit in first place in their division. They are 30-17 at home this season and have a 7.5 game lead in their division. They will send Phil Hughes to the mound tonight who has lost his last two decisions. In 114 innings of work Hughes has let up 115 hits this season.
The Red Sox have had injury troubles and right now it looks to be to much for them to overcome. They are 10.5 games in back of the Yankees as of today. They will look to Aaron Cook who is coming off as worst outing of the year on the mound tonight. He has allowed 34 hits and 36 innings of work this season.
New York is 4-0 in their last four games against the AL East, 38-18 I their last 56 games overall, and 20-6 in Hughes’ last 26 starts against a team with a losing record. Boston is 1-4 in their last five games against the AL East, 1-5 in their last six games overall, and 2-5 in their last seven road games against a right handed starter. Boston is 7-2 in their last nine games in New York.
We do not like either pitcher that much in this matchup. This is why we will take the over for total runs scored in this game at online sports books.