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Yankees @ Red Sox: Boston seeks four-game sweep of Yankees

Yankees @ Red Sox MLB odds spreads and predictions

The Boston Red Sox will go for a four-game series sweep of the New York Yankees on Sunday night.

Red Sox starting pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez pitched 5.2 innings, gave up three runs on seven hits, and struck out five batters, and Andrew Benintendi went 3-for-4 at the plate, which included a homer, three runs scored and one RBI in the Red Sox 9-5 victory over the Yankees.

J.D. Martinez went 1-for-4 with a homer one run scored and two RBI, and Rafael Devers contributed three hits and scored two runs for the Red Sox in the win.

Game information

When is it? Sunday July 28th

What time is first pitch? 7:00 p.m. ET

Where is it being played? Fenway Park

Which channel is it on? ESPN

The lowdown

The New York Yankees have been abysmal on the mound in this series.

CC Sabathia was on the hill for New York, as he gave up five runs on nine hits over 4.1 innings pitched.

Yankees' starting pitching has given up 52 runs on 52 hits over 26 innings over the past seven games. As a team, the Yankees have allowed 73 runs, 64 of them coming in the last six games, which is the most over a six-game stretch in the franchise history.

The Yankees are desperately in need of a win on Sunday night.

Yankees @ Red Sox Run Line

The Boston Red Sox are giving the Yankees 1.5 runs in this baseball game.

The Red Sox have outscored the Yankees by a 38-13 margin to win the first three games of this series.

Boston is rolling both offensively and defensively and I don't see it slowing down. With a win, the Red Sox will only be 7 games behind the Yankees in the American League East with two full months of baseball left to be played.

Roll with Boston here.

Yankees @ Red Sox Over/Under

The over/under total in this one is set at 10 runs.

My final score prediction: Boston Red Sox 6, New York Yankees 2.

Take the under in this matchup.

Where the game will be won or lost

Boston will have its ace on the mound on Sunday night.

Chris Sale will be on the hill for the Red Sox. He has a 5-9 record with a 4.00 ERA so far this season. In his last start on July 23, Sale allowed two runs on four hits and struck out 10 batters over six innings in a 5-4 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.

In his last two starts combined, Sale has allowed two total runs over 12 innings and has 22 strike outs.

Opposing Sale will be Yankees starter Domingo German.

German has a 12-2 record with a 4.03 ERA this season. He allowed a career-high eight runs over 3.2 innings in his last start, which came against the Minnesota Twins in a 14-12 victory for the Yankees.

Look for the left-hander Sale to stay hot and bring the Red Sox to a four-game sweep of the Yankees.

Daniel Canova
@DanCanova in MLB