Friday, July 31, 2015
U.S. Cellular Field
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Probable Pitchers: Nathan Eovaldi (10-2) vs. Carlos Rodon (4-3)
The New York Yankees head to U.S. Cellular Field on Friday to take on the Chicago White Sox. The probable starters are Nathan Eovaldi for the Yankees and Carlos Rodon for the White Sox. The opening line for this matchup has New York at +100 and Chicago at -110. The over/under was set at 8.5. The Yankees have a 49-47 over/under record and a 53-47 run line mark, meaning they cover 53% of the time. The White Sox have a 40-55 over/under record and a 47-52 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 48% of the time.
The Yankees come into this game with a 57-43 record, and they are 27-26 away from home. Nathan Eovaldi has an earned run average of 4.27 and is 10-2 so far on the season while having a 1.48 WHIP. In his starts, the Yankees are 13-7 over his 111.2 innings pitched this season while giving up 135 hits during those innings. Against the over/under, the Yankees are 12-8 in his starts. The team is averaging 5.6 runs when he starts. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 3.22 and they've given up 240 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .204 against the Yankees bullpen while walking 122 times and striking out 354 times. New York is averaging 8.31 strikeouts per game while getting 8.62 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 18th in baseball in team earned run average at 3.93.
New York is batting .257 as a team, which is good for 7th in the league and hitting .245 away from home. Ranked at 5th in the league in on-base percentage, the Yankees sit at .325 and they hold a .433 team slugging percentage. Brett Gardner leads the team in hits with 106 while the team ranks 8th in baseball with 8.87 hits per game.
With a 49-50 overall record, Chicago will come into this game 24-22 at home. Carlos Rodon is starting this game 4-3 for the season with an earned run average of 4.09 and a WHIP of 1.58. In his starts, the White Sox are 8-5 and he has allowed 78 hits over 77 innings pitched this season. Against the over/under, the White Sox are 7-6 when he starts. The team is averaging 3.8 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 3.50 and they have given up 253 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .253 against the White Sox bullpen while walking 102 times and striking out 245 times. Chicago is averaging 8.31 strikeouts per game while getting 8.94 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 15th in the league in team earned run average at 3.80.
They are batting .249 as a team, which is good for 24th in the league and hitting .238 at home. Ranked at 26th in the league in on-base percentage, the White Sox sit at .302 and they hold a .373 team slugging percentage. Jose Abreu leads the team in hits with 109 while the team ranks 17th in baseball with 8.47 hits a game.
The Yankees have committed 68 errors and have combined for 971 assists and 2,693 put outs leading to a .982 team fielding percentage. The White Sox have committed 63 errors on the season with 997 assists and 2,661 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .983 on the year.
New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 49-47 against the over/under so far this season
The New York Yankees are 53-47 against the run line so far this season
Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 40-55 against the over/under so far this season
The Chicago White Sox are 47-52 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
New York Yankees
07/30/15 P Michael Pineda Forearm Injury is on the 15 day disabled list
06/21/15 RF Mason Williams Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (6/20)
05/30/15 CF Slade Heathcott Quad Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (5/29)
05/15/15 P Chase Whitley Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (5/15)
Chicago White Sox
07/29/15 2B Emilio Bonifacio Oblique Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/28)
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)
04/04/15 P Nate Jones Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27)
Tony's Pick: Take the Yankees
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