Sunday, September 27, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Erik Johnson (3-0) vs. Luis Severino (4-3)
The New York Yankees welcome the Chicago White Sox to Yankee Stadium on Sunday. The probable starters are Erik Johnson for the White Sox and Luis Severino for the Yankees. The opening line for this matchup has Chicago at +179 and New York at -189. The over/under was set at 8. The White Sox have a 74-74 over/under record and a 74-80 run line mark, meaning they cover 48% of the time. The Yankees have a 73-76 over/under record and a 78-75 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 51% of the time.
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The White Sox show up with a 73-81 record, including 36-43 on the road. Erik Johnson has an earned run average of 3.52 and is 3-0 so far on the season while having a 1.30 WHIP. He's pitched 23 innings thus far while surrendering 20 hits over that time and when he starts, the White Sox are 3-1. The White Sox are also 2-1 against the over/under in his starts. He is getting 5.2 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.62 and they have given up 404 base hits on the year. Opposing teams are hitting .250 against the White Sox bullpen while walking 165 times and striking out 402 times. Chicago is averaging 8.45 strikeouts per game while getting 8.94 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 15th in baseball in team earned run average at 3.99.
As a team, Chicago is batting .251, good for 18th in the league while putting together a .254 average away from home. The White Sox hold a .384 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308 which is good for 25th in baseball. Jose Abreu leads the team in hits with 170 while the team ranks 17th in baseball with 8.6 hits per game.
New York is 42-33 at home while holding a 84-69 overall record on the season. Luis Severino is starting this game 4-3 for the season with an earned run average of 3.10 and a WHIP of 1.30. He's pitched 49.1 innings thus far while surrendering 43 hits over that time in which the Yankees are 5-4. The Yankees are also 4-5 against the over/under in his starts. He is getting 3.8 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.55 and they have given up 428 base hits on the year. Opposing teams are hitting .226 against the Yankees bullpen while walking 210 times and striking out 569 times. New York is averaging 8.53 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 3.97.
As a team, they are batting .251, good for 19th in the league while putting together a .253 average at home. The Yankees hold a .423 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321 which is good for 13th in baseball. Chase Headley leads the team in hits with 145 while the team ranks 14th in baseball with 8.62 hits a game.
Chicago has a team fielding percentage of .984 after having committed 95 errors with 1,528 assists and 4,145 put outs for the season. The Yankees have committed 89 errors on the season with 1,491 assists and 4,133 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .984 on the year.
Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 74-74 against the over/under so far this season
The Chicago White Sox are 74-80 against the run line so far this season
New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 73-76 against the over/under so far this season
The New York Yankees are 78-75 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
Chicago White Sox
09/26/15 RF Avisail Garcia Rest is not expected to be in the starting lineup Saturday vs. New York Yankees
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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