Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees Preview 4/16/2008

MLB Betting Preview
Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees
Wednesday, 7:05 pm Eastern – ESPN 2

SBG Global Opening Line: Yankees -148, Total 9 Under -125

The Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees meet for the fourth time this season on Wednesday as the teams open up a short two game set, this time in New York. The Red Sox took two of three in Boston over the weekend against the Yankees. SBG Global reports that early MLB betting has the public taking Yankees at Home.

Boston goes with Clay Buchholz on Wednesday while the Yankees counter with Chien-Ming Wang. Buchholz is 0-1 on the season with an ERA of 3.27. He was solid in his last outing against the Yankees as he allowed only four hits and one run in six innings.

Wang was brilliant in his last outing on Friday against Boston, throwing a complete game two-hitter. It was the only game the Yankees won in that three game series.

SBG Global Current Line: Yankees -157, Total 9 Under -125

Here are the MLB betting stats for Wednesday’s game. The Red Sox are 4-1 in their last 5 overall. The Red Sox are 3-7 in their last 10 games as a road underdog. The Red Sox are 2-5 in their last 7 vs. the American League East.

The Red Sox are 0-4 in the last 4 meetings in New York.

The Yankees are 40-16 in their last 56 Wednesday games. The Yankees are 45-19 in their last 64 games as a home favorite. The Yankees are 9-1 in Wang’s last 10 Wednesday starts. The Yankees are 26-8 in Wang’s last 34 starts as a home favorite. The Yankees are 20-7 in Wang’s last 27 starts vs. the American League East. The Yankees are 37-14 in Wang’s last 51 starts. The Yankees are 4-1 in Wang’s last 5 starts vs. the Red Sox.

The Under is 4-1 in the Red Sox last 5 Wednesday games. The Under is 7-3 in the Red Sox last 10 on grass. The Under is 52-25-5 in the Red Sox last 82 road games vs. a right-handed starter.

The Under is 8-1 in the Yankees last 9 on grass. The Under is 6-1 in the Yankees last 7 games as a home favorite. The Under is 6-1 in the Yankees last 7 home games vs. a right-handed starter. The Under is 8-2 in the Yankees last 10 overall. The Under is 8-3 in the Yankees last 11 vs. the American League East. The Under is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings in New York between the two teams. The Under is 4-1 in Wang’s last 5 home starts vs. the Red Sox.

Take the Yankees tonight for 4 units.