New York Yankees at Chicago White Sox Expert MLB Picks 6/15/2019
Saturday, June 15, 2019
Guaranteed Rate Field
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Probable Pitchers: Chad Green vs. Reynaldo Lopez
Guaranteed Rate Field is the site where Tim Anderson and the Chicago White Sox (33-34, 3rd in AL Central) will play the New York Yankees (41-26, 1st in AL East) on Saturday. The odds on this game have the Yankees coming in at -175 and the White Sox are at +165. The over/under has been set at 9.5.
The Yankees have been a strong play for MLB bettors, having gone 41-26-0 SU. Chicago is covering 49.2% of the time, going 33-34-0 straight up. The Yankees have been lousy for Las Vegas oddsmakers as favorites, going 35-19-0 SU. Chicago is covering 42.5% of the time as an underdog, having gone 20-27-0 straight up.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The Yankees have been a less than ideal Under choice for over/under MLB bettors, having gone 35-29-3.
New York is covering 59.4% of the time as the road team, having gone 19-13-0 straight up.
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The White Sox cover 55.9% of the time at Guaranteed Rate Field, going 19-15-0 SU.
The White Sox have been a good Under choice for over/under MLB bettors, having gone 31-35-1.
Key New York Yankees Injuries
6/13/2019 Giancarlo Stanton LF Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 18
6/13/2019 Kendrys Morales DH Calf Expected to be out until at least Jun 22
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
6/7/2019 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 Ben Heller RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 20
6/3/2019 Jonathan Loaisiga SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
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
6/13/2019 Jon Jay LF Groin Expected to be out until at least Jun 14
6/13/2019 Yoan Moncada 3B Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 15
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 41-26 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Chad Green has a 1-2 record with an earned run average of 8.27 and a WHIP of 1.79 this season. He has 24 strikeouts over his 20.2 innings pitched and he's given up 31 hits. He's allowed 13.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.91. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.88 and they have given up 216 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .225 against the bullpen and they've struck out 283 hitters and walked 103 batters. As a team, New York allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 4.01. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 535 base hits and 266 earned runs. They have allowed 98 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 207 batters and struck out 621. 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 4.35.
As a team New York is hitting .257, good for 8th in the league. The Yankees hold a .448 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .333, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Gleyber Torres is hitting .284 with an on-base percentage of .336. He has 67 hits this season in 236 at bats with 33 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .517 and an OPS+ of 124. Luke Voit is hitting .258 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .375. He has totaled 63 hits and he has driven in 44 men in 244 at bats. His OPS+ is 131 while his slugging percentage is at .496. The Yankees have 584 hits, including 100 doubles and 107 home runs. New York has walked 242 times so far this season and they have struck out 585 times as a unit. They have left 436 men on base and have a team OPS of .781. They score 5.36 runs per contest and have scored a total of 359 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 33-34 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.21, Reynaldo Lopez has a 4-6 record and a 1.61 WHIP. He has 72 strikeouts over the 75.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 87 hits. He's allowing 10.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.86. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.27 and they have given up 199 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 209 batters and walked 105 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.92. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 575 base knocks and 315 earned runs this season. They have given up 94 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 247 hitters and struck out 529 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.43 while their FIP as a staff is 4.85.
As a team, they are batting .250, good for 15th in the league. The White Sox hold a .400 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Tim Anderson comes into this matchup batting .317 with an OBP of .346. He has 72 hits this year along with 32 RBI in 227 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .493 with an OPS+ of 124. Jose Abreu is hitting .250 this season and he has an OBP of .296. He has collected 66 hits in 264 at bats while driving in 52 runs. He has an OPS+ of 110 and a slugging percentage of .500. The White Sox as a unit have 560 base hits, including 101 doubles and 76 homers. Chicago has walked 172 times this year and they have struck out on 620 occasions. They have had 441 men left on base and have an OPS of .711. They have scored 4.25 runs per game and totaled 285 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/White Sox MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the White Sox +165
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