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Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees Saturday, August 1, 2020 MLB Betting Picks, Odds and Predictions

Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees Betting Odds and Predictions

At the onset of the MLB season were concerns about COVID-19 improvisation. New York was put to that test four days after the opener. To its, credit MLB has been steadfast at staying the course. It is understood that there is no going back now. Miami had at least 14 of its personnel test positive for coronavirus. As a result of Miami having played the Phillies did New York become affected. Their four-game baseball betting series with Philadelphia was postponed. This has thrown off schedules throughout Major League Baseball. However, the good news is that play continues.

Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees Betting Information

Date: Saturday, August 1, 2020
Time: 7:00 p.m. ET
Location: Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York
TV Coverage: ESPN

Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees Betting Odds

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Red Sox +1½ (-105) 9½ (-125) +179
Yankees -1½ (-115) 9½ (-105) -195
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Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees CashBet Wagering Analysis

On the whole few teams caught more offseason heat as the Red Sox. Boston’s trade of Mookie Betts to the Dodgers was seen as the ultimate white flag. Pitching has been confirmed as the Red Sox biggest liability. New York is likely to be a strong sportsbook favorite for this one. Most of all the Yankees are a favorite to win the American League pennant. There is nothing seen to date to change public perceptions of either team. Boston is traditionally one of the most public teams on the board. This year their fans are turning away in disgust.

Boston Red Sox Probable Starter and Bullpen

Left-hander Matt Hall is the Red Sox probable starter. He was shelled in his opening start. Hall is 0-1 with a 10.13 earned run average. In 2.2 innings pitched he allowed three hits, and three earned runs. In sum, Hall has 14 career innings for Boston in three years. His ERA is 9.53.

Last year Brandon Workman emerged as the Red Sox closer. He was 10-1 with a 1.88 ERA. Workman struck out 104 batters in 71.2 innings of work. So too did he save 16 games and hold 15 more.

At the beginning of the season, the Red Sox bullpen ranked 20th for ERA. All told Boston may have one of MLB’s worst staff.

New York Yankees Probable Starter and Bullpen

Cause by their four-game series with Philadelphia being wiped out is the Yankee starter undetermined. New York’s bullpen got off to a sluggish start. To illustrate the Yankees had a Betting on baseball rank of 19th for bullpen ERA.

Left-hander Zach Britton has had to stand in as closer. By reason of regular closer Aroldis Chapman testing positive for COVID-19. Britton was 3-1 with 29 holds and a 1.91 ERA for 2019. He has previous experience as an effective closer for the Orioles.

Big Holes Show in Red Sox

Boston lost four of their first five games of the season. Simultaneously they went over the MLB betting total just one time. After one week of play, the Red Sox ranked 27th for both ERA and errors.

Yankees on Hold

Contrarily the Yankees won two of their first three games before weekday games got canceled. Nothing, in particular, stood out in those three matchups at Washington. Of great concern was the slow start to oft-injured RF Aaron Judge. But SS Gleyber Torres and DH Giancarlo Stanton showed well.

Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees Head to Head with Spread

Boston is 6-14 in their last 20 games at Yankee Stadium. And 3-7 under the total in New York. Overall, the Yankees are 15-4 in their last 19 games against Boston. New York is

10-5 over the total head to head with the Red Sox.

Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees CashBet Free Pick

In this situation, we get a Red Sox team that is a Betting on MLB mess. By contrast, New York has been stopped only by postponed games.

Red Sox at Yankees CashBet Best Bet: New York Yankees

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