New York Yankees at Chicago White Sox 8/7/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: CC Sabathia vs. Reynaldo Lopez
The New York Yankees head to Guaranteed Rate Field on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 to take on the Chicago White Sox. The expected starting pitchers are CC Sabathia for the Yankees and Reynaldo Lopez for the White Sox.
The odds for this matchup have New York at -200 and Chicago at +185. The Yankees have a 50-54-6 over/under mark and a 57-53-0 run line record. The White Sox are 58-53-0 against the run line and have a 53-53-5 over/under record.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 50-54-6 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 57-53-0 against the run line
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 53-53-5 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 58-53-0 against the run line
Key New York Yankees Injuries
08/02/18 P J.A. Happ Illness 10-day DL (07/30)
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)
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
06/14/18 P Nate Jones Arm 10-day DL (06/14)
05/23/18 C Welington Castillo Suspension 80-game Suspension (05/23)
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Yankees have a 68-42 overall record this season. Starting pitcher CC Sabathia has a 6-4 record with an earned run average of 3.59 and a WHIP of 1.32 this year. He has 87 strikeouts over his 107.2 innings pitched and he's given up 107 hits. He allows 8.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.7. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.14 and they have given up 306 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .209 against the bullpen and they've struck out 504 hitters and walked 143 batters. As a team, New York allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.9 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.72. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 853 base hits and 408 earned runs. They have allowed 124 home runs this season, ranking them 20th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 338 batters and struck out 1,091. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.21 and their FIP as a unit is 3.74.
As a team New York is hitting .253, good for 11th in the league. The Yankees hold a .454 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Didi Gregorius is hitting .265 with an on-base percentage of .326. He has 108 hits this season in 407 at bats with 65 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .479 and an OPS+ of 114. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .280 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .342. He has totaled 120 hits and he has driven in 67 men in 428 at bats. His OPS+ is 126 while his slugging percentage is at .512. The Yankees have 952 hits, including 200 doubles and 175 home runs. New York has walked 413 times so far this season and they have struck out 980 times as a unit. They have left 767 men on base and have a team OPS of .784. They score 5.13 runs per contest and have scored a total of 564 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 41-70 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.47, Reynaldo Lopez has a 4-9 record and a 1.37 WHIP this season. He has 90 strikeouts over the 129 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 120 hits. He allows 8.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.17. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.68 and they have given up 373 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 386 batters and walked 169 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.95. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 960 base knocks and 539 earned runs this season. They have given up 133 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 464 hitters and struck out 833 batters. They give up a walk 4.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.45 while their FIP as a staff is 4.82.
As a team, they are batting .244, good for 19th in the league. The White Sox hold a .408 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .304, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Jose Abreu comes into this matchup batting .270 with an OBP of .331. He has 114 hits this year along with 63 RBI in 423 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .485 with an OPS+ of 123. Carlos Sanchez is hitting .244 this season and he has an OBP of .301. He has collected 100 hits in 410 at bats while driving in 43 runs. He has an OPS+ of 89 and a slugging percentage of .383. The White Sox as a unit have 918 base hits, including 180 doubles and 125 homers. Chicago has walked 292 times this year and they have struck out on 1,057 occasions. They have had 705 men left on base and have an OPS of .712. They have scored 4.11 runs per game and totaled 456 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/White Sox MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Yankees -200
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