Saturday, September 26, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: John Danks (7-13) vs. Adam Warren (6-7)
The Chicago White Sox visit Yankee Stadium on Saturday to play the New York Yankees. The White Sox send John Danks to the mound to face Adam Warren of the Yankees. The opening line for this matchup has Chicago at +153 and New York at -163. The over/under was set at 8.5. The White Sox have a 74-73 over/under record and a 73-80 run line mark, meaning they cover 48% of the time. The Yankees are 78-74 against the run line and have a 73-75 over/under record. They cover the spread 51% of the time.
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The White Sox head into this matchup with a 72-81 record, including 35-43 on the road. John Danks has a 7-13 record on the season, an earned run average of 4.59 and a 1.37 WHIP. He's pitched 166.2 innings thus far while surrendering 178 hits over that time and when he starts, the White Sox are 13-15. Against the over/under, the White Sox are 13-14 in his starts. His teammates are averaging 4.2 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.64 and they have given up 403 base hits on the year. Opposing teams are hitting .251 against the White Sox bullpen while walking 164 times and striking out 401 times. Chicago is averaging 8.47 strikeouts per game while getting 8.96 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 16th in baseball in team earned run average at 4.01.
Chicago ranks 17th in the league in team batting average at .251 while hitting .254 on the road. The White Sox hold a .383 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .307 which is good for 25th in baseball. Jose Abreu leads the team in hits with 170 while the team ranks 17th in baseball with 8.59 hits per game.
With a 42-32 home record, New York will hope to improve on their 84-68 overall mark. Adam Warren has a record of 6-7 while sporting an earned run average of 3.46 on the year with a 1.19 WHIP. He's pitched 122.1 innings thus far while surrendering 110 hits over that time in which the Yankees are 9-7. Against the over/under, the Yankees are 8-8 when he starts. His teammates score an average of 4.6 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.55 and they have given up 425 base hits on the year. Opposing teams are hitting .225 against the Yankees bullpen while walking 209 times and striking out 566 times. New York is averaging 8.54 strikeouts per game while getting 8.7 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 14th in the league in team earned run average at 3.96.
They rank 19th in the league in team batting average with a .251 average while hitting .254 at home. The Yankees hold a .424 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321 which is good for 14th in baseball. Chase Headley leads the team in hits with 144 while the team ranks 13th in baseball with 8.64 hits a game.
Chicago has a team fielding percentage of .983 after having committed 95 errors with 1,515 assists and 4,118 put outs for the season. The Yankees have committed 88 errors on the season with 1,473 assists and 4,106 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .984 on the year.
Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 74-73 against the over/under so far this season
The Chicago White Sox are 73-80 against the run line so far this season
New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 73-75 against the over/under so far this season
The New York Yankees are 78-74 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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