Red Sox vs Yankees Prediction MLB Picks Today 9/12

Red Sox vs Yankees Prediction MLB Picks Today 9/12

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Yankees vs. Red Sox: MLB Predictions, Picks, and Expert Analysis

Prepare for an intense showdown as the New York Yankees face off against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. In this comprehensive MLB preview, we'll provide expert analysis and explain our final prediction.

 

Game Information:

New York Yankees:

The New York Yankees have had an up-and-down season with a record of 71-72. On the road, they've posted a 32-36 record, indicating the challenges they face away from home.

Situated in the fiercely competitive American League East, the Yankees are aware that every game counts, especially against their arch-rivals, the Red Sox.

Batting Leaders:

Aaron Judge has been a powerhouse for the Yankees, with 31 home runs and 58 RBIs. His ability to deliver in clutch situations can significantly impact the team's performance.

Gleyber Torres has also been a consistent contributor with a .269 batting average. His ability to get on base and drive in runs is crucial for the Yankees.

Pitching Struggles:

Carlos Rodon, who takes the mound for the Yankees, has faced difficulties this season with a 6.60 ERA. His recent struggles suggest the potential for a high-scoring game.

 

Boston Red Sox:

The Boston Red Sox have had a competitive season, currently holding a record of 73-70. Playing at home, where they have a 37-35 record, gives them an advantage in this matchup.

Situated in the American League East, the Red Sox understand the significance of every game as they strive to make a playoff push.

Batting Highlights:

Rafael Devers has been instrumental for the Red Sox, with 29 home runs and 93 RBIs. His power at the plate can lead to high-scoring games.

Justin Turner has also been a key contributor with 94 RBIs and 23 home runs, making him a force in the lineup.

Pitching Challenges:

Kutter Crawford, the Red Sox's starting pitcher, has a 4.36 ERA, indicating struggles on the mound. Facing a Yankees lineup hungry for runs, Crawford faces a tough test.

 

Prediction

Both the Yankees and the Red Sox have powerful offenses led by Aaron Judge and Rafael Devers, respectively. However, the starting pitchers, Carlos Rodon and Kutter Crawford, have recently struggled with high ERAs.

Considering these factors, our expert analysis leads us to predict that the over of 8.5 runs is the best bet for this game. Both teams have the potential to capitalize on the pitchers' struggles and produce a high-scoring affair.

With hitters of the caliber of Judge and Devers on display, it's likely that we'll see plenty of runs on the scoreboard. Betting on the over of 8.5 runs seems like a wise choice in this matchup.

 

Pick: Over 8.5 Runs

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