The Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees will open up a four-game set Thursday at 7:00 p.m. ET. Eduardo Rodriguez will be on the mound for the Red Sox, while the Yankees have yet to name a starting pitcher. We’ll go over some ideal picks on DraftKings Sportsbook centered around the game here.
Red Sox vs. Yankees, 7 p.m. ET
Moneyline pick: Red Sox +150
The second half of the 2021 MLB season opens up on Thursday night with the Boston Red Sox taking on the New York Yankees. For the Red Sox, they are looking to start second half off with a win after losing 2 out of 3 games to the Philadelphia Phillies and trying to maintain their hold on the AL East. As for the Yankees, if they have any hopes of possibly making the playoffs, they must split or take 3 out of 4 from their long-standing rivals.
The Red Sox currently lead the season series 6-0 over the Yankees and averaging 6 runs per game. Boston will give the ball to Eduardo Rodriguez, who's been up and down this season. The 28-year-old has a 6-5 record and an ERA of 5.52 through 17 starts this season. Rodriguez is 3-4 with an ERA of 5.70 on the road. The BoSox are 4-1 in his last five road starts, which includes a 7-3 win over the Yankees on June 5. Despite his struggles this season, Rodriguez has performed well against New York (3.97 in 2 starts), which should help his team get the W.
Player Prop: Not yet posted
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