Last Updated: 2019-06-16
Tim Anderson and the Chicago White Sox are playing host to the New York Yankees at Guaranteed Rate Field. The opening pitch is scheduled for 2:10 p.m. ET and NBC Sports Chicago will broadcast this AL matchup.
New York Yankees at Chicago White Sox Odds
New York (-190) is the favorite over Chicago (+180) and oddsmakers have the Over/Under for this one at 9.5 runs (+100 for the under and -120 for the over). There’s a runline of Yankees -1.5 (-135) and White Sox +1.5 (+115) for this matchup.
The White Sox are 34-35 straight up (SU) and 32-36 against the spread (ATS). They’ve gained 9.6 units for moneyline bettors while earning 6.8 units ATS. The Yankees, on the other hand, have gone 42-27 SU this year and are 36-32 against the spread. They’re up 0.1 units for moneyline gamblers and 4.3 units ATS.
White Sox games have a 31-35-2 over/under record so far in 2019. The Yankees have been a decent over bet with a total record of 36-29-3.
James Paxton is getting the start for the Bronx Bombers. The left-handed Paxton is 3-3 with a 4.04 ERA and 64 strikeouts. He has yet to face the White Sox this year and did not record a start against them in 2018, either.
The White Sox will put the ball in the right hand of Odrisamer Despaigne (0-1, 4.50 ERA), who has two strikeouts and two walks this season as well as a 1.50 WHIP. Despaigne did not record a start against the Yankees in 2018.
As a unit, Chicago’s pitchers have allowed 5.1 runs per game overall in 2019. Its starters have an ERA of 5.33, a WHIP of 1.46 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 8.1. The bullpen has a 4.28 ERA, 1.39 WHIP and 8.5 K/9.
Chicago’s hitters have produced 4.3 runs per outing, including 4.7 per game over its last 10 games and 5.4 per game over their last five. The team’s hit .270/.331/.472 over its last five games and is 3-2 SU during that stretch.
The White Sox offense has been led by Tim Anderson, who is slashing .318/.346/.492 with 10 home runs, 32 RBIs, 35 runs and 15 stolen bases.
In the visiting dugout, New York’s pitchers have allowed 4.4 runs per game and its starters own a 4.15 ERA, 1.25 WHIP and 8.90 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 4.00, along with a K-per-9 of 10.10.
Yankees hitters have slashed .257/.336/.448 on their way to 5.3 runs scored per game this season, including 5.6 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 6.0 per game over the team’s last five contests (2-3 SU).
DJ LeMahieu has sparked New York’s hitters and is slashing .310/.356/.452 with seven home runs, 41 RBIs and 43 runs scored.
The Yankees are looking for another win after an 8-4 victory in the prior game of this series.
New York Yankees at Chicago White Sox Pick
Predictions: SU Winner – Yankees, 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, including eight over their last five.
The Yankees have an OPS of .784 this season and an OPS of .813 against right-handed pitchers. The White Sox’ OPS stands at .719 overall and .718 versus righties.
New York fielders have committed 13 errors over the last 10 games, compared to only seven errors for Chicago over its last 10.