It does not matter that both teams they are under .500 and bizarrely trailing the Baltimore Orioles -- once the Yankees and Red-colored Sox clash, the hype machine fires up and cash begins floating like confetti in a wedding.
The weekend's focus for casual baseball gamblers is on Fenway Park, in which the lengthy-boiling competition between your Red-colored Sox and New You are able to Yankees dates back around the stove.
It rapidly becomes probably the most-wager event from the weekend with enthusiasts and haters of every team engaging in the experience.
Game 1 on Friday mid-day sees almost even odds as Ivan Nova and Clay Buchholz secure within the opener. The entire opened up at 10 and several gamblers are leaning toward the over-under line.
"You will find OVER trends in abundance because 15 of history 21 conferences at Fenway have performed Within the number," stated Mike Pickett of OddsShark.com, the lines provider to SBNation.
"The Sox have obtained 25 runs in Buchholz's two begins this season, the OVER is 6-3 in nine Yankee road games and it is 9-2 in 11 recent Boston home games."
Saturday is slated to possess Freddy Garcia tossing for that Yankees against Felix Doubront. Sunday has scheduled CC Sabathia, who finished strongly in the last start, against Daniel Bard.