Chicago White Sox at New York Yankees MLB Picks 4/12/2019
Friday, April 12, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Lucas Giolito vs. J.A. Happ
The Chicago White Sox visit Yankee Stadium on Friday, April 12, 2019 to play the New York Yankees. The probable starters are Lucas Giolito for the White Sox and J.A. Happ for the Yankees.
The opening line for this matchup has Chicago at +216 and New York at -235. The White Sox have a 9-2-0 over/under record and a 3-8-0 run line mark. The Yankees are 6-6-0 against the run line and have a 7-5-0 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 9-2-0 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 3-8-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 7-5-0 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 6-6-0 against the run line
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
03/27/19 P Ian Hamilton Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
03/27/19 CF Jon Jay Hip 10-day IL (03/25)
03/27/19 P Michael Kopech Arm is out indefinitely
Key New York Yankees Injuries
04/03/19 3B Miguel Andujar Shoulder is out indefinitely
04/03/19 SS Troy Tulowitzki Calf 10-day IL (04/03)
04/01/19 DH Giancarlo Stanton Biceps 10-day IL (04/01)
03/30/19 P Ben Heller Elbow 10-day IL (03/25)
03/30/19 CF Jacoby Ellsbury Hip 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 CF Aaron Hicks Back 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P CC Sabathia Knee 10-day IL (04/03)
03/25/19 P Dellin Betances Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 SS Didi Gregorius Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Jordan Montgomery Elbow 60-day IL (03/23)
03/25/19 P Luis Severino Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The White Sox have a 3-8 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Lucas Giolito has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 5.73 and a WHIP of 1.27 this season. He has 12 strikeouts over his 11 innings pitched and he's given up 9 hits. He's allowed 7.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.47. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.91 and they have given up 43 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the bullpen and they've struck out 44 hitters and walked 23 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 10 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 6.94. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 107 base hits and 74 earned runs. They have allowed 17 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 52 batters and struck out 99. They have walked 4.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.66 and their FIP as a unit is 5.06.
As a team Chicago is hitting .241, good for 16th in the league. The White Sox hold a .385 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Yoan Moncada is hitting .319 with an on-base percentage of .360. He has 15 hits this season in 47 at bats with 13 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .617 and an OPS+ of 165. Tim Anderson is hitting .514 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .526. He has totaled 19 hits and he has driven in 6 men in 37 at bats. His OPS+ is 245 while his slugging percentage is at .730. The White Sox have 92 hits, including 19 doubles and 12 home runs. Chicago has walked 35 times so far this season and they have struck out 110 times as a unit. They have left 77 men on base and have a team OPS of .694. They score 4.55 runs per contest and have scored a total of 50 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 5-7 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.48, J.A. Happ has a 0-1 record and a 1.56 WHIP. He has 8 strikeouts over the 8.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 10 hits. He's allowing 10.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.95. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.97 and they have given up 43 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 50 batters and walked 21 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.77. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 98 base knocks and 44 earned runs this season. They have given up 11 home runs this year, which ranks 25th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 44 hitters and struck out 111 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.35 while their FIP as a staff is 3.67.
As a team, they are batting .259, good for 10th in the league. The Yankees hold a .479 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .353, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Aaron Judge comes into this matchup batting .289 with an OBP of .429. He has 13 hits this year along with 7 RBI in 45 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .511 with an OPS+ of 154. Gleyber Torres is hitting .313 this season and he has an OBP of .365. He has collected 15 hits in 48 at bats while driving in 5 runs. He has an OPS+ of 152 and a slugging percentage of .583. The Yankees as a unit have 105 base hits, including 17 doubles and 24 homers. New York has walked 55 times this year and they have struck out on 112 occasions. They have had 91 men left on base and have an OPS of .832. They have scored 5.08 runs per game and totaled 61 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the White Sox +216
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