Friday, September 25, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Carlos Rodon (8-6) vs. CC Sabathia (5-9)
The Chicago White Sox head to Yankee Stadium on Friday to take on the New York Yankees. The probable starters are Carlos Rodon for the White Sox and CC Sabathia for the Yankees. The opening line for this matchup has Chicago at +150 and New York at -160. The over/under was set at 8. The White Sox, with a 72-80 run line record, cover the spread 47% of the time. They also have a 74-72 over/under record. The Yankees have a 73-74 over/under record and a 78-73 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 52% of the time.
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The White Sox show up with a 72-80 record, including 35-42 on the road. Carlos Rodon has an earned run average of 3.78 and is 8-6 so far on the season while having a 1.43 WHIP. He's pitched 133.1 innings thus far while surrendering 125 hits over that time and when he starts, the White Sox are 14-8. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 11-10. He is getting 3.9 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.65 and they have given up 403 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the bullpen while being struck out 399 times and walking 164 times this season. As a team, Chicago has allowed 8.97 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.45 batters per nine. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.01.
As a team, Chicago is batting .251, good for 19th in the league while putting together a .254 average away from home. The White Sox hold a .383 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .307 which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 17th in baseball with 8.58 hits per game and Jose Abreu leads the team with 169.
New York is 41-32 at home while holding a 83-68 overall record on the season. CC Sabathia is starting this game 5-9 for the season with an earned run average of 4.80 and a WHIP of 1.42. He's pitched 155.2 innings thus far while surrendering 176 hits over that time in which the Yankees are 13-14. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 14-13. He is getting 4.5 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.55 and they have given up 422 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .225 against the Yankees bullpen while being struck out 562 times and walking 206 times this season. As a team, New York has allowed 8.68 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.53 batters per nine. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 3.97.
As a team, they are batting .251, good for 18th in the league while putting together a .254 average at home. The Yankees hold a .424 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321 which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 13th in baseball with 8.65 hits per game and Chase Headley leads the team with 142.
Chicago has a team fielding percentage of .983 after having committed 95 errors with 1,508 assists and 4,094 put outs for the season. For the home team, they hold a .984 team fielding percentage while committing 88 errors, accumulating 1,464 assists and compiling 4,079 put outs.
Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 74-72 against the over/under so far this season
The Chicago White Sox are 72-80 against the run line so far this season
New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 73-74 against the over/under so far this season
The New York Yankees are 78-73 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
Chicago White Sox
07/08/15 P Javy Guerra Suspension expected to miss 50 games
04/06/15 SS Justin Sellers Heel Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27)
New York Yankees
09/23/15 P Masahiro Tanaka Hamstring "?" next start
09/11/15 1B Mark Teixeira Shin Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/27); out for season
09/08/15 P Nathan Eovaldi Elbow out indefinitely
08/03/15 P Diego Moreno Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (8/2)
06/21/15 RF Mason Williams Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (6/20)
05/15/15 P Chase Whitley Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (5/15)
Guy's Pick: Take the Yankees
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