Last Updated: 2019-06-14
Yoan Moncada and the Chicago White Sox are playing host to the New York Yankees at Guaranteed Rate Field. NBC Sports Chicago will televise this AL showdown. The first pitch will be at 8:10 p.m. ET.
New York Yankees at Chicago White Sox Odds
Vegas is listing New York (+100) as the underdog to Chicago (-110). If you think the game’s total will go under 9.5 runs, bookmakers are currently offering -120 odds. Taking the over will give you even money (+100). There’s a runline of Yankees +1.5 (-210) and White Sox -1.5 (+175) for this matchup.
The Yankees have gone 41-26 SU this year and are 36-30 against the spread (ATS). They’ve gained 2.9 units for moneyline bettors and 6.5 units ATS. New York is 3-4 ATS over its last seven games and the over has hit in five of those seven. The White Sox, on the other hand, are 33-34 SU and 30-36 ATS. The team has gained 7.0 units for moneyline bettors while gaining 8.8 units ATS. Chicago has a 3-4 ATS record over its last seven outings and the total has gone under in three of those seven.
White Sox games have an over/under record of 30-34-2 so far in 2019. New York has been a decent over bet with a total record of 35-28-3.
The left-handed CC Sabathia will get the start for the visiting Yankees. Sabathia is 3-3 with a 3.96 ERA and 47 strikeouts. He’s 0-0 with three strikeouts and a 0.00 ERA against Chicago this year.
The White Sox are sending righty Lucas Giolito (9-1, 2.28 ERA) to the mound. Giolito has 89 punchouts and 22 walks to his name as well as a WHIP of 0.92. Giolito is 1-0 with six strikeouts and a 7.20 ERA in one start against New York this year.
As a unit, Chicago’s pitching staff has given up 5.1 runs per game overall this season. The club’s starting pitching staff has an ERA of 5.36, a WHIP of 1.46 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 8.1. The bullpen has a 4.27 ERA, 1.37 WHIP and 8.5 K/9.
The Chicago offense has produced 4.3 runs per contest, including 3.7 per game over its last 10 games and 4.0 per game over its last five. The team’s hit .217/.280/.398 over its last five games and is 4-1 SU during that stretch.
Third baseman Yoan Moncada and shortstop Tim Anderson have led the charge for the White Sox batters this year. Moncada is hitting .295/.348/.506 with 12 home runs, 39 RBIs and 38 runs scored, and Anderson is hitting .317 with 10 homers, 32 RBIs, 34 runs and 15 stolen bases.
For the visiting squad, New York’s pitching staff allowed 4.3 runs per game and its starters own a 4.10 ERA, 1.23 WHIP and 8.83 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 3.88, along with a WHIP of 1.23 and a K-per-9 of 10.08.
The Yankees offense has slashed .257/.335/.448 on its way to 5.4 runs scored per game in 2019, including 5.4 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 6.2 per game over the team’s last five outings (2-3 SU).
Second baseman DJ LeMahieu and shortstop Gleyber Torres continue to lead New York’s offense. LeMahieu is hitting .311/.358/.450 with seven home runs, 41 RBIs and 43 runs scored, while Torres is hitting .284/.336/.517 with 14 homers, 33 RBIs and 36 runs scored.
The Yankees have gained 9.3 units and are 29-21 ATS when facing a righty starter this season. The over has cashed in 28 of those games, compared to 20 that’ve gone under in such games. On the other hand, the White Sox have netted 3.3 units and are 9-6 ATS when facing a left-handed starting pitcher. The over has hit in seven of those games, compared to eight which went under the total.
New York Yankees vs. Chicago White Sox MLB Pick
Predictions: SU Winner – White Sox, ATS Winner – Yankees, O/U – OVER
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The over has hit in five of New York’s last seven games.
The Yankees have hit 15 home runs in their last 10 games. The White Sox have hit 12 over their last 10.
The Yankees have an OPS of .784 this season and an OPS of .813 against right-handed pitchers. The White Sox’ OPS sits at .712 overall and .715 against righties.
The New York defense has coughed up six errors over the last five contests, compared to three errors for Chicago over its last five.
The White Sox have won four of their last five games SU.