New York Yankees at Chicago White Sox MLB Picks & Predictions 6/13/2019
Thursday, June 13, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: J.A. Happ vs. Ivan Nova
Gleyber Torres and the New York Yankees (41-25, 1st in AL East) go to Guaranteed Rate Field on Thursday where they'll meet the Chicago White Sox (32-34, 3rd in AL Central). The Yankees open this matchup at -165 while the White Sox are coming in at +152. The over/under opens at 10.
The Yankees have been lousy for Vegas oddsmakers oddsmakers, having gone 41-25-0 SU. Chicago covers 48.5% of the time, going 32-34-0 straight up. The Yankees have been lousy for Vegas oddsmakers oddsmakers as the favorite, going 35-18-0 SU. The White Sox cover 41.3% of the time as the underdog, having gone 19-27-0 straight up.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The Yankees have been a rough Under bet for O/U wagerers, having gone 35-28-3.
New York covers 61.3% of the time as the away team, 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 pretty good Under bet for O/U wagerers, having gone 31-34-1.
Key New York Yankees Injuries
6/11/2019 Aaron Judge RF Oblique Expected to be out until at least Jun 24
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 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 Jonathan Loaisiga SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
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 Jon Jay LF Groin Expected to be out until at least Jun 13
6/11/2019 Yoan Moncada 3B Back 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 J.A. Happ has a 6-3 record with an earned run average of 4.48 and a WHIP of 1.15 this season. He has 59 strikeouts over his 70.1 innings pitched and he's given up 66 hits. He's allowed 8.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.19. 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 7th 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 6th in the league. The Yankees hold a .450 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 .274 with an on-base percentage of .323. He has 63 hits this season in 230 at bats with 32 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .513 and an OPS+ of 119. Luke Voit is hitting .263 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .379. He has totaled 61 hits and he has driven in 41 men in 232 at bats. His OPS+ is 133 while his slugging percentage is at .500. 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 6.28, Ivan Nova has a 3-5 record and a 1.62 WHIP. He has 46 strikeouts over the 71.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 97 hits. He's allowing 12.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.18. 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 13th 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 18th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Tim Anderson comes into this matchup batting .320 with an OBP of .349. He has 70 hits this year along with 29 RBI in 219 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .489 with an OPS+ of 124. Jose Abreu is hitting .246 this season and he has an OBP of .294. He has collected 63 hits in 256 at bats while driving in 52 runs. He has an OPS+ of 109 and a slugging percentage of .496. 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?
Tony's Pick: Take the Yankees -165
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