The Red Sox who are playing good baseball travel to the Bronx to take on their rivals the New York Yankees. Find the MLB odds at Bovada sportsbook.
The New York Yankees are glad to see their Subway series with the Mets end as their crosstown rivals swept them. The Yankees are 3-7 in their last 10 games, 15-11 at home this season, and they are two games behind the Red Sox in the American League East standings. For game one the Yankees start C.C. Sabathia who hasn’t won a game in May despite making five starts. For the season Sabathia has allowed 80 hits and 32 earned runs while striking out 61 over 72.2 innings for a 4-4 record and a 3.96 ERA.
The Boston Red Sox split their interleague series against the Phillies but they continue to lead the AL East. The Red Sox are 6-4 in their last 10 games, 16-10 on the road this season, and they lead a tightly bunched group of four teams by between two and 3.5 games. For game one against the Yankees the Red Sox start Jon Lester who has a no decision and a loss in his last two starts. For the season Lester has allowed 62 hits and 27 earned runs while striking out 60 over 72.2 innings with a 6-1 record and a 3.34 ERA.
The Yankees are 9-3 in their last 12 games against a team with a winning record.
Look for the Yankees to bounce back in a big way starting tonight with CC on the hill at www.sportsbookroom.com.