Saturday's game between the New York Yankees (60-62) and the Boston Red Sox (64-58) at Yankee Stadium has a good chance to be a tight matchup, as our computer prediction projects a final score of 5-3, with the Yankees taking home the win. First pitch is at 1:05 PM ET on August 19.

The Yankees will give the nod to Gerrit Cole (10-3, 2.76 ERA), who is eyeing win No. 11 on the season, and the Red Sox will turn to Kutter Crawford (5-6, 3.70 ERA).

Yankees vs. Red Sox Game Info & Odds

  • When: Saturday, August 19, 2023 at 1:05 PM ET
  • Where: Yankee Stadium in The Bronx, New York
  • How to Watch on TV: Fox Sports 1
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Yankees vs. Red Sox Score Prediction

Our prediction for this game is Yankees 5, Red Sox 4.

Total Prediction for Yankees vs. Red Sox

  • Total Prediction: Over 8 runs

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Yankees Performance Insights

  • The Yankees have played as the favorite in four of their past 10 games and won one of those contests.
  • In its last 10 games with a total, New York and its opponents have combined to hit the over five times.
  • Bookmakers have not set a spread for any of the Yankees' last 10 games.
  • The Yankees have won 40, or 57.1%, of the 70 games they've played as favorites this season.
  • This season New York has won 19 of its 25 games, or 76%, when favored by at least -165 on the moneyline.
  • The Yankees have a 62.3% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • New York ranks 23rd in the majors with 517 total runs scored this season.
  • The Yankees' 4.08 team ERA ranks 13th across all MLB pitching staffs.

Red Sox Performance Insights

  • The Red Sox are underdogs for the first time in a while, as they have not been listed as underdogs in their last 10 games.
  • When it comes to the total, Boston and its foes are 3-7-0 in its last 10 contests.
  • The previous 10 Red Sox games have not had a runline posted by bookmakers.
  • The Red Sox have been victorious in 30, or 51.7%, of the 58 contests they have been chosen as underdogs in this season.
  • This season, Boston has come away with a win four times in seven chances when named as an underdog of at least +140 or longer on the moneyline.
  • Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Red Sox have a 41.7% chance of pulling out a win.
  • The offense for Boston is No. 7 in MLB, scoring 4.9 runs per game (593 total runs).
  • The Red Sox have pitched to a 4.36 ERA this season, which ranks 18th in baseball.

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Yankees Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
August 13 @ Marlins L 8-7 Gerrit Cole vs Eury Pérez
August 14 @ Braves L 11-3 Clarke Schmidt vs Max Fried
August 15 @ Braves L 5-0 Luis Severino vs Bryce Elder
August 16 @ Braves L 2-0 Randy Vasquez vs Charlie Morton
August 18 Red Sox L 8-3 Jhony Brito vs Brayan Bello
August 19 Red Sox - Gerrit Cole vs Kutter Crawford
August 20 Red Sox - Clarke Schmidt vs Nick Pivetta
August 22 Nationals - Carlos Rodón vs Josiah Gray
August 23 Nationals - Luis Severino vs MacKenzie Gore
August 24 Nationals - Randy Vasquez vs Patrick Corbin
August 25 @ Rays - Gerrit Cole vs Zach Eflin

Red Sox Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
August 13 Tigers W 6-3 Kutter Crawford vs Eduardo Rodríguez
August 15 @ Nationals W 5-4 Nick Pivetta vs Josiah Gray
August 16 @ Nationals L 6-2 James Paxton vs MacKenzie Gore
August 17 @ Nationals L 10-7 Chris Sale vs Patrick Corbin
August 18 @ Yankees W 8-3 Brayan Bello vs Jhony Brito
August 19 @ Yankees - Kutter Crawford vs Gerrit Cole
August 20 @ Yankees - Nick Pivetta vs Clarke Schmidt
August 21 @ Astros - James Paxton vs Jose Urquidy
August 22 @ Astros - Chris Sale vs Cristian Javier
August 23 @ Astros - Brayan Bello vs Justin Verlander
August 24 @ Astros - Kutter Crawford vs J.P. France