Yankees Vs Red Sox: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – July 17, 2022

Written By Staff on July 17, 2022

The New York Yankees (63-28) and Boston Red Sox (48-44) square off at Yankee Stadium on Sunday at 1:35 PM ET to break a 1-1 series tie. Gerrit Cole starts for New York (-192 to win) while Boston (+161) will counter with Chris Sale.

The insights in the article below are based off odds valid as of July 17, 2022 at 1:31 PM ET.

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Yankees vs Red Sox Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Cole (NYY) Pitcher Sale (BOS)
8 – 2 W/L 0 – 0
106.1 IP 5.0
3.05 ERA 0.00
1.006 WHIP 0.800
11.4 K/9 9
2.5 BB/9 1.8

Yankees Probable Starter Gerrit Cole

  • Cole (8-2) gets the starting nod for the Yankees in his 19th start of the season. He’s put together a 3.05 ERA in 106 1/3 innings pitched, with 135 strikeouts.
  • The righty’s most recent time out came on Tuesday against the Cincinnati Reds, when he threw 7 2/3 scoreless innings while allowing four hits.
  • The 31-year-old has an ERA of 3.05, with 11.4 strikeouts per nine innings, in 18 games this season. Opponents are batting .196 against him.
  • Cole is looking to record his 13th quality start of the season in this outing.
  • He will take the mound against a Red Sox squad that is batting .257 as a unit (third in MLB). It is also slugging a collective .412 (eighth in MLB) with 90 total home runs (18th in MLB).
  • This season, the 31-year-old ranks 23rd in ERA (3.05), 13th in WHIP (1.006), and third in K/9 (11.4) among qualifying pitchers.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of July 17, 2022 at 1:31 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Red Sox Stats vs Cole

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
J.D. Martinez 33 .212 7 2 4 .325 .810
Xander Bogaerts 33 .242 8 2 4 .235 .690
Rafael Devers 25 .320 8 6 16 .433 1.473
Alex Verdugo 20 .250 5 1 1 .250 .750
Christian Vázquez 20 .250 5 0 1 .273 .573
Jackie Bradley Jr. 18 .222 4 0 3 .263 .707
Jarren Duran 7 .286 2 0 0 .444 .873
Bobby Dalbec 7 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Kevin Plawecki 5 .600 3 0 0 .667 1.467
Franchy Cordero 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 1.000

Red Sox Probable Starter Chris Sale

  • Sale will take to the mound for the Red Sox, his second start of the season.
  • The left-hander last pitched on Tuesday, when he threw 5 2/3 innings against the Tampa Bay Rays without allowing a run.
  • He has pitched to a .00 ERA this season with 9 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 1.8 walks per nine across one games.
  • The Yankees rank 13th in MLB with a .244 batting average this season. They have a team slugging percentage that ranks second in the league (.443) and 155 home runs.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of July 17, 2022 at 1:31 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Yankees Stats vs Sale

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Josh Donaldson 35 .286 10 5 10 .316 1.030
Aaron Hicks 34 .294 10 0 2 .351 .704
Aaron Judge 30 .200 6 1 1 .314 .647
Marwin Gonzalez 17 .176 3 0 3 .176 .470
Gleyber Torres 16 .000 0 0 0 .059 .059
Joey Gallo 12 .083 1 0 1 .083 .166
Giancarlo Stanton 10 .300 3 0 0 .300 .600
DJ LeMahieu 9 .667 6 3 7 .667 2.445
Anthony Rizzo 8 .375 3 0 0 .500 .875
Isiah Kiner-Falefa 5 .200 1 0 0 .333 .733

Yankees Betting Trends

  • The Yankees have won 68.6% of the games this season when they were favored on the moneyline (59-27).
  • New York is 30-9 (winning 76.9% of its games) when playing as a moneyline favorite of -192 or shorter.
  • The Yankees have an implied moneyline win probability of 65.8% in this game.
  • New York has combined with opponents to go over the total 44 times this season for a 44-44-3 record against the over/under.
  • The Yankees have put together a 44-47-0 record ATS this season.
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Red Sox Betting Trends

  • This season, the Red Sox have won 18 out of the 42 games, or 42.9%, in which they’ve been the underdog.
  • Boston has not won as an underdog of +161 or more on the moneyline this season in three such games.
  • The implied probability of a win by the Red Sox, based on the moneyline, is 38.3%.
  • Games involving Boston have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in 41 of 92 chances this season.
  • The Red Sox are 51-41-0 ATS in their 92 games with a spread this season.

Yankees Players to Watch

  • Aaron Judge has 94 hits with a .618 slugging percentage, both team-best statistics for the Yankees. He’s hitting .281 with 14 doubles, 33 home runs and 44 walks.
  • Among the qualified hitters in MLB action, Judge’s batting average ranks 36th, his on-base percentage ranks 30th, and he is second in the league in slugging.
  • Anthony Rizzo is batting .223 with 15 doubles, a triple, 22 home runs and 42 walks.
  • Rizzo currently ranks 131st in batting average, 59th in on base percentage, and 20th in slugging among qualifying batters.
  • DJ LeMahieu has accumulated an on-base percentage of .375, a team-high for the Yankees. He is hitting .272 with 13 doubles, eight home runs and 47 walks.
  • Giancarlo Stanton has six doubles, 24 home runs and 35 walks while hitting .237.

Yankees Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Aaron Judge 335 .281 72 33 69 .360 .978
DJ LeMahieu 301 .272 53 8 34 .375 .770
Anthony Rizzo 301 .223 54 22 57 .339 .837
Gleyber Torres 282 .273 43 14 40 .330 .823
Giancarlo Stanton 279 .237 40 24 61 .319 .835
Isiah Kiner-Falefa 276 .272 41 0 26 .320 .646
Josh Donaldson 259 .224 30 9 35 .310 .700
Aaron Hicks 229 .231 34 6 27 .356 .705
Joey Gallo 217 .161 29 10 21 .286 .613
Jose Trevino 171 .251 23 7 27 .299 .714

Red Sox Players to Watch

  • Rafael Devers has 112 hits to go with a slugging percentage of .606, both of which rank first among Boston hitters this season.
  • Of all the qualifying batters in MLB, Devers ranks third in batting average, 12th in on-base percentage and third in slugging percentage.
  • Xander Bogaerts has 104 hits this season and a team-best OBP of .391.
  • Among all qualifying players, Bogaerts’ batting average puts him fifth, his on-base percentage ranks ninth, and he is 48th in slugging.
  • Alex Verdugo is batting .262 with a .373 slugging percentage and 48 RBI this year.
  • J.D. Martinez has been key for Boston with 96 hits, an OBP of .371 plus a slugging percentage of .486.

Red Sox Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Rafael Devers 343 .327 62 22 55 .382 .988
Alex Verdugo 332 .262 36 6 48 .306 .679
Xander Bogaerts 327 .318 54 7 37 .391 .847
J.D. Martínez 315 .305 51 9 38 .371 .857
Christian Vázquez 254 .276 27 6 36 .320 .737
Jackie Bradley Jr. 239 .201 15 1 25 .254 .543
Bobby Dalbec 222 .207 26 7 22 .288 .635
Franchy Cordero 188 .234 26 4 25 .308 .691
Jarren Duran 103 .262 15 1 7 .315 .723
Kevin Plawecki 80 .162 8 1 5 .277 .515

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