Yankees Vs Red Sox: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – July 7, 2022

Written By Staff on July 7, 2022

The New York Yankees (59-23) visit the Boston Red Sox (45-37) in AL East action on Thursday at 7:10 PM ET. Gerrit Cole starts for New York (-160 to win) while Boston (+136) will counter with Josh Winckowski.

The betting insights in the following article are based off odds valid as of July 7, 2022 at 5:27 PM ET.

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Yankees vs Red Sox Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Cole (NYY) Pitcher Winckowski (BOS)
7 – 2 W/L 3 – 2
93.1 IP 26.0
2.99 ERA 3.12
1.007 WHIP 1.385
11.3 K/9 6.6
2.5 BB/9 2.4

Yankees Probable Starter Gerrit Cole

  • Cole (7-2 with a 2.99 ERA and 117 strikeouts in 93 1/3 innings pitched) gets the start for the Yankees, his 17th of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Saturday against the Cleveland Guardians, when he went 6 2/3 innings, allowing two earned runs while giving up three hits.
  • In 16 games this season, the 31-year-old has a 2.99 ERA and 11.3 strikeouts per nine innings, while allowing a batting average of .197 to opposing hitters.
  • Cole is trying to record his fifth quality start in a row in this matchup.
  • He will face off against a Red Sox offense that ranks first in MLB with 740 total hits (on a .261 batting average). The team also slugs a collective .414 (eighth in MLB) with 77 total home runs (20th in MLB).
  • Among pitchers who qualify in MLB play this season, the 31-year-old ranks 22nd in ERA (2.99), 12th in WHIP (1.007), and third in K/9 (11.3).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of July 7, 2022 at 5:27 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 31 .226 7 2 4 .324 .840
Xander Bogaerts 30 .267 8 2 4 .258 .758
Rafael Devers 23 .261 6 4 11 .370 1.153
Christian Vázquez 20 .250 5 0 1 .273 .573
Alex Verdugo 17 .294 5 1 1 .294 .882
Jackie Bradley Jr. 16 .250 4 0 3 .294 .794
Trevor Story 14 .143 2 1 2 .250 .607
Bobby Dalbec 7 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Jarren Duran 4 .500 2 0 0 .667 1.417
Kevin Plawecki 4 .500 2 0 0 .500 1.250

Red Sox Probable Starter Josh Winckowski

  • The Red Sox will send Winckowski (3-2) to the mound for his sixth start this season.
  • The right-hander’s last start was on Saturday, when he tossed 6 2/3 innings while giving up one earned run on six hits in a matchup with the Chicago Cubs.
  • The 24-year-old has an ERA of 3.12, a 2.714 strikeout to walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.385 in five games this season.
  • He has earned a quality start two times in five starts this season.
  • The Yankees have scored 421 runs this season, which ranks first in MLB. They have 657 hits, 14th in baseball, with 139 home runs (first in the league).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of July 7, 2022 at 5:27 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Yankees Stats vs Winckowski

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS

Yankees Betting Trends

  • The Yankees have been the moneyline favorite 77 total times this season. They’ve finished 55-22 in those games.
  • New York is 41-16 (winning 71.9% of its games) when it has played as a moneyline favorite of -160 or shorter.
  • Based on this contest’s moneyline, the Yankees have an implied win probability of 61.5%.
  • New York has played in 82 games with set over/under, and has combined with opponents to go over the total 36 times (36-43-3).
  • The Yankees have covered 51.2% of their games this season, going 42-40-0 ATS.
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Red Sox Betting Trends

  • This season, the Red Sox have been the underdog 33 times and won 15, or 45.5%, of those games.
  • Boston has entered six games this season as the underdog by +136 or more and is 2-4 in those contests.
  • The sportsbooks’ moneyline implies a 42.4% chance of a victory for the Red Sox.
  • Boston and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 33 of their 82 opportunities.
  • In 82 games with a spread this season, the Red Sox are 46-36-0 ATS.

Yankees Players to Watch

  • Aaron Judge has racked up a team-high slugging percentage (.627) and paces the Yankees in hits (87). He’s hitting .287 with 13 doubles, 30 home runs and 40 walks.
  • Among qualified batters, Judge ranks 30th in batting average, while his on-base percentage ranks 26th and he is second in slugging.
  • Anthony Rizzo has 10 doubles, a triple, 22 home runs and 37 walks while hitting .219.
  • Among qualified hitters, Rizzo’s batting average ranks 138th, his on-base percentage ranks 68th, and he is 20th in the league in slugging.
  • DJ LeMahieu is batting .267 with 13 doubles, eight home runs and 40 walks. He has a .368 on-base percentage to lead the Yankees.
  • Giancarlo Stanton is batting .240 with five doubles, 21 home runs and 32 walks.

Yankees Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Aaron Judge 303 .287 65 30 64 .366 .993
Anthony Rizzo 274 .219 47 22 52 .333 .837
DJ LeMahieu 266 .267 46 8 34 .368 .774
Gleyber Torres 249 .261 35 13 35 .321 .807
Isiah Kiner-Falefa 246 .276 40 0 19 .325 .650
Giancarlo Stanton 246 .240 32 21 54 .324 .840
Josh Donaldson 230 .226 25 7 25 .313 .700
Aaron Hicks 210 .229 28 4 24 .345 .659
Joey Gallo 198 .167 27 10 19 .283 .621
Jose Trevino 145 .248 20 7 25 .295 .723

Red Sox Players to Watch

  • Rafael Devers leads Boston in slugging percentage (.579) and total hits (104) this season.
  • Among all the qualified batters in the big leagues, Devers’ batting average ranks third, his on-base percentage ranks 14th, and he is sixth in slugging percentatge.
  • Xander Bogaerts leads Boston with an OBP of .387 this season while batting .314 with 32 walks and 48 runs scored.
  • Among all qualified players, Bogaerts’ batting average puts him 10th, his on-base percentage is 11th, and he is 48th in slugging.
  • Alex Verdugo has 76 hits this season and has a slash line of .260/.306/.380.
  • J.D. Martinez is batting .311 with a .378 OBP and 34 RBI for Boston this season.

Red Sox Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Rafael Devers 318 .327 57 17 46 .383 .962
Alex Verdugo 292 .260 34 6 43 .306 .686
Xander Bogaerts 290 .314 48 7 34 .387 .846
Trevor Story 285 .225 45 14 54 .297 .725
J.D. Martínez 280 .311 46 8 34 .378 .867
Jackie Bradley Jr. 221 .213 14 1 25 .266 .574
Christian Vázquez 218 .289 23 4 31 .339 .752
Bobby Dalbec 197 .208 24 5 18 .285 .610
Franchy Cordero 165 .255 24 3 22 .332 .732
Christian Arroyo 112 .223 14 4 13 .279 .645

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