New York Yankees at Chicago White Sox Expert MLB Picks 6/14/2019
Friday, June 14, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: CC Sabathia vs. Lucas Giolito
Luke Voit and the New York Yankees (41-25, 1st in AL East) are headed to Guaranteed Rate Field on Friday where they'll take on the Chicago White Sox (32-34, 3rd in AL Central). The White Sox open this matchup at -112 while the Yankees are priced at +102. The over/under opens at 9.5.
The Yankees have been a very good choice for bettors, having gone 41-25-0 SU. Chicago is covering 48.5% of the time, going 32-34-0 straight up. The White Sox have been a very good choice for bettors as the favorite, going 13-7-0 SU. New York has went 6-7-0 straight up as the underdog, so they cover 46.2% of the time.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The Yankees have been an awful Under choice for over/under MLB bettors, having gone 35-28-3.
New York is covering 61.3% of the time on the road, having gone 19-12-0 straight up.
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The White Sox cover 54.5% of the time at Guaranteed Rate Field, going 18-15-0 SU.
The White Sox have been a solid Under choice for over/under MLB bettors, having gone 31-34-1.
Key New York Yankees Injuries
6/12/2019 Aaron Judge RF Oblique Expected to be out until at least Jun 17
6/11/2019 Dellin Betances RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
6/9/2019 Domingo German SP Hip Expected to be out until at least Jun 18
6/8/2019 Giancarlo Stanton LF Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 17
6/7/2019 Troy Tulowitzki SS Calf Expected to be out until at least Jun 24
6/5/2019 Jake Barrett RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 14
6/3/2019 Jonathan Loaisiga SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
6/3/2019 Ben Heller RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 20
6/3/2019 Greg Bird 1B Foot Expected to be out until at least Jul 20
6/3/2019 Jacoby Ellsbury CF Foot Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
5/21/2019 Miguel Andujar DH Shoulder Out for the season
5/5/2019 Luis Severino SP Lat Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
3/23/2019 Jordan Montgomery SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
6/11/2019 Yoan Moncada 3B Back Probable for Jun 13
6/11/2019 Jon Jay LF Groin Expected to be out until at least Jun 13
6/10/2019 Jace Fry RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 18
6/9/2019 Dylan Covey SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 22
6/7/2019 Carlos Rodon SP Elbow Out for the season
5/13/2019 Nate Jones RP Forearm Out for the season
3/11/2019 Michael Kopech SP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Yankees have a 41-25 overall record this season. Starting pitcher CC Sabathia has a 3-3 record with an earned run average of 3.96 and a WHIP of 1.28 this season. He has 47 strikeouts over his 52.1 innings pitched and he's given up 49 hits. He's allowed 8.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.92. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.89 and they have given up 214 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .226 against the bullpen and they've struck out 278 hitters and walked 100 batters. As a team, New York allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.99. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 528 base hits and 261 earned runs. They have allowed 96 home runs this season, ranking them 9th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 200 batters and struck out 614. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.24 and their FIP as a unit is 4.30.
As a team New York is hitting .258, good for 8th in the league. The Yankees hold a .450 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .333, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Luke Voit is hitting .263 with an on-base percentage of .380. He has 63 hits this season in 240 at bats with 44 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .504 and an OPS+ of 134. Gleyber Torres is hitting .279 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .329. He has totaled 65 hits and he has driven in 33 men in 233 at bats. His OPS+ is 121 while his slugging percentage is at .515. The Yankees have 575 hits, including 99 doubles and 106 home runs. New York has walked 240 times so far this season and they have struck out 573 times as a unit. They have left 430 men on base and have a team OPS of .783. They score 5.38 runs per contest and have scored a total of 355 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 32-34 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.28, Lucas Giolito has a 9-1 record and a 0.92 WHIP. He has 89 strikeouts over the 75 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 47 hits. He's allowing 5.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.47. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.33 and they have given up 196 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 202 batters and walked 105 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.94. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 566 base knocks and 311 earned runs this season. They have given up 93 home runs this year, which ranks 14th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 245 hitters and struck out 517 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.43 while their FIP as a staff is 4.87.
As a team, they are batting .251, good for 16th in the league. The White Sox hold a .399 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Jose Abreu comes into this matchup batting .246 with an OBP of .293. He has 64 hits this year along with 52 RBI in 260 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .496 with an OPS+ of 108. Tim Anderson is hitting .314 this season and he has an OBP of .343. He has collected 70 hits in 223 at bats while driving in 29 runs. He has an OPS+ of 120 and a slugging percentage of .480. The White Sox as a unit have 553 base hits, including 99 doubles and 74 homers. Chicago has walked 165 times this year and they have struck out on 613 occasions. They have had 433 men left on base and have an OPS of .709. They have scored 4.24 runs per game and totaled 280 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/White Sox MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the White Sox -112
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