Chicago White Sox at New York Yankees 8/28/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: James Shields vs. Lance Lynn
The Chicago White Sox visit Yankee Stadium on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 to play the New York Yankees. The probable starters are James Shields for the White Sox and Lance Lynn for the Yankees.
The opening line for this matchup has Chicago at +242 and New York at -265. The White Sox have a 64-60-6 over/under record and a 68-62-0 run line mark. The Yankees are 70-60-0 against the run line and have a 60-63-7 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 64-60-6 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 68-62-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 60-63-7 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 70-60-0 against the run line
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
08/23/18 C Welington Castillo Shoulder 10-day DL (08/23)
08/21/18 1B Jose Abreu Ribs 10-day DL (08/22)
08/21/18 CF Leury Garcia Ribs 10-day DL (08/21)
06/14/18 P Nate Jones Arm 10-day DL (06/14)
04/24/18 P Danny Farquhar Head 60-day DL (04/21)
04/23/18 P Miguel Gonzalez Rotator Cuff 60-day DL (04/23)
Key New York Yankees Injuries
08/22/18 P Aroldis Chapman Knee 10-day DL (08/22)
08/19/18 SS Didi Gregorius Heel 10-day DL (08/20)
07/26/18 RF Aaron Judge Wrist 10-day DL (07/26)
07/24/18 C Gary Sanchez Groin 10-day DL (07/24)
07/07/18 P Jonathan Loaisiga Shoulder 10-day DL (07/07)
06/10/18 P Jordan Montgomery Elbow is out for season
05/02/18 CF Jacoby Ellsbury Oblique 60-day DL (03/26)
04/04/18 P Ben Heller Elbow 60-day DL (03/27)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The White Sox have a 51-79 overall record this season. Starting pitcher James Shields has a 5-15 record with an earned run average of 4.59 and a WHIP of 1.30 this season. He has 132 strikeouts over his 170.2 innings pitched and he's given up 158 hits. He's allowed 8.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.8. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.49 and they have given up 428 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the bullpen and they've struck out 459 hitters and walked 200 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.84. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 1,121 base hits and 620 earned runs. They have allowed 155 home runs this season, ranking them 12th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 524 batters and struck out 1,004. They have walked 4.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.43 and their FIP as a unit is 4.70.
As a team Chicago is hitting .244, good for 21st in the league. The White Sox hold a .411 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .304, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Tim Anderson is hitting .247 with an on-base percentage of .293. He has 115 hits this season in 465 at bats with 56 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .417 and an OPS+ of 95. Carlos Sanchez is hitting .245 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .312. He has totaled 117 hits and he has driven in 45 men in 478 at bats. His OPS+ is 92 while his slugging percentage is at .381. The White Sox have 1,078 hits, including 212 doubles and 151 home runs. Chicago has walked 344 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,253 times as a unit. They have left 826 men on base and have a team OPS of .715. They score 4.18 runs per contest and have scored a total of 543 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 83-47 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.84, Lance Lynn has a 8-9 record and a 1.57 WHIP. He has 133 strikeouts over the 128.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 132 hits. He's allowing 9.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.17. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.13 and they have given up 376 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .215 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 589 batters and walked 177 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.1 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.67. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,025 base knocks and 479 earned runs this season. They have given up 146 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 407 hitters and struck out 1,314 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.22 while their FIP as a staff is 3.70.
As a team, they are batting .253, good for 11th in the league. The Yankees hold a .453 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .331, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Miguel Andujar comes into this matchup batting .303 with an OBP of .333. He has 139 hits this year along with 72 RBI in 459 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .529 with an OPS+ of 127. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .279 this season and he has an OBP of .352. He has collected 141 hits in 505 at bats while driving in 82 runs. He has an OPS+ of 133 and a slugging percentage of .527. The Yankees as a unit have 1,130 base hits, including 226 doubles and 211 homers. New York has walked 489 times this year and they have struck out on 1,144 occasions. They have had 902 men left on base and have an OPS of .784. They have scored 5.22 runs per game and totaled 679 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Yankees -265
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