The MLB brings more action today as the New York Yankees will clash with the Boston Red Sox. This is game two of a four-game series, which will take place at Fenway Parks. The Red Sox won the first game of this series
New York Yankees Form
The Yankees are one of the best teams in the league this season. Moreover, they are now at the top spot in the 1st spot in the AL East with a commanding 10.0 games lead over their main rivals the Red Sox. Therefore, it is safe to say that the Yankees will be an in the playoffs this season for sure. The Yankees have won seven of their last ten games and they have gone 9-5 since the All-Star Break. This is a really good team and they have a great chance of winning the World Series this year.
On the offensive side of the game, the Yankees score an average of 5.82 runs per game which is the best record in the league in scoring. Also, they are second in the league with 1.71 home runs per game. On the mound, they have been solid as well as they come in ranked eighth in the league in ERA at 4.12.
Boston Red Sox Form
The Red Sox are one of the best teams in the league as well. However, they are not on the same levels as the Yankees this season as they are 10 games behind New York in their division. Therefore, a playoff spot is not a guarantee at this point in time but the team has definitely looked a lot better over the last few weeks. That is why the Red Sox need to win as more games as possible in order to get into the postseason.
This Boston won four of their last six games and they have gone 8-6 since the All-Star Break.
On the offensive side of the game, the Red Sox score an average of 5.65 runs per game which is the 3rd best record in the league in scoring. Also, they are first in the league with 1.89 home runs per game. On the mound, they are placed on the 19th in the league in ERA at 4.66.
The Yankees have been playing better this season and it safe to say that they are the better team. However, the Red Sox play really good at home and that will be a big advantage for them in this game. Also, the Red Sox won the first game of this series in a convincing way. But this New York team is a lot better compared to the previous 2 seasons and they will not allow 2 defeats in a row from their main rival. Therefore, I expect the Yankees to bounce back and win this game.
My Free Pick & Prediction for New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox 26/07/2018 is: take the New York Yankees -250 (MoneyLine).
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