Yankees vs. Red Sox (September 13): Will the bats have a big night at Fenway?

Eddie Griffin

The biggest rivalry in baseball–and perhaps the biggest rivalry in American sports–is renewed tonight as the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox meet at Fenway Park.

With the Red Sox out of the playoff hunt–not mathematically, but at ten games back of the last AL wild-card spot, they need a miracle that isn’t going to occur–the stakes aren’t as high as they have been on a lot of other occasions.

But even with diminished stakes with regards to the division or AL wild-card standings, intensity and excitement will not be lacking for this matchup.

And while the Red Sox are just trying to avoid a losing season at this point, a series win could help make things tighten up again in the AL East, where the Yankees are currently five and a half games ahead of the Toronto Blue Jays and six ahead of the Tampa Bay Rays.

New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox Matchup Information and Betting Odds

Matchup Information

  • Matchup: New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox
  • Venue & Location: Fenway Park (Boston, Massachusetts)
  • Date: Tuesday, September 13, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:10 p.m. Eastern Time
  • How to Watch Yankees vs. Red Sox: TBS

Yankees vs. Red Sox Pitching Matchup

  • New York: Gerrit Cole (2022: 28 starts, 11-7, 3.20 ERA)
  • Boston: Nick Pivetta (2022: 28 starts, 9-11, 4.39 ERA)

Yankees vs. Red Sox Odds

Game odds are via FanDuel. This article may also feature odds from other legal sportsbooks.

Moneyline

  • New York Yankees -166
  • Boston Red Sox +140

Over/Under

  • Over 8.5 (-106)
  • Under 8.5 (-114)

Run Line

  • New York Yankees -1.5 (-102)
  • Boston Red Sox +1.5 (-118)

New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox Prediction and Picks

Yankees vs. Red Sox Prediction: Red Sox to win

Yankees vs. Red Sox Picks: New York/Boston over (Best Value: -105 at BetMGM)

Neither of tonight’s starting pitchers has fared well in this matchup this season.

Cole is 2-0 in three starts against Boston this season, but he has a 5.28 ERA in those three starts. In 17 innings, he has allowed ten runs and 13 hits.

Those numbers do not touch Pivetta’s numbers against the Yankees this season.

In three starts against the Yankees, he is 0-2 with an 11.48 ERA. In just 13.1 innings, he has allowed 17 runs, 19 hits, six homers, and eight walks.

In Cole’s three starts against the Red Sox this season, 11, 11, and 15 runs have been scored. And in Pivetta’s three starts against the Yankees, double-digit runs have been scored in two games.

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Eddie Griffin
Eddie Griffin

Eddie Griffin has been writing about and Betting on sports for over a decade. For more of his thoughts on sports and sports betting, you can follow him on Twitter.

Eddie Griffin has been writing about and Betting on sports for over a decade. For more of his thoughts on sports and sports betting, you can follow him on Twitter.