Chicago White Sox vs New York Yankees Prediction, 5/22/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Chicago White Sox vs New York Yankees
Date: Saturday, May 22, 2021
Location: Yankee Stadium in Bronx, NY
Dylan Cease and the Chicago White Sox (26-16, 1st in AL Central) head to Yankee Stadium on Saturday where they'll take on the New York Yankees (24-19, 4th in AL East).
As a team, the Chicago White Sox are recording 5.4 runs/g, which has them sitting at 1st in the league. They have notched a total of 220 runs while having a team OBP of .348. The White Sox have tallied 68 doubles as a team and have smacked 41 baseballs out of the park. They have recorded 206 RBI's and 354 hits so far this season, and their batting average is .262. Chicago has a slugging rate of .417 and have been rung up 363 times, while drawing a walk on 166 occasions.
White Sox pitchers have conceded 40 home runs and also 148 runs (4th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 125 opposing batters and their FIP comes in at 3.56 as a unit over the course of the season. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 3.11 and the pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.19. The White Sox are sitting with a team ERA of 3.34 so far this year (5th in MLB), and the staff has struck out 389 batters.
The White Sox relievers have a save rate of 47.1% and has come into the game in 39 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 66 runners on the season and 28.8% of those runners crossed the plate. White Sox bullpen pitchers have entered the contest with runners on 42 times as well as having 41 appearances in high leverage situations. The White Sox have dispatched 121 relievers to the mound this year. The relievers have earned 20 holds this year (15th in MLB). They have compiled 8 saves this year and have blown 9 out of their 17 chances to get a save.
The White Sox have converted 69.7% of baseballs in play into outs out of 3,177 innings on the field, which has them sitting 15th in baseball. The Chicago White Sox have accounted for 1,059 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 311 assists and 30 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .979 which is 29th in professional baseball, and they have turned 282 double plays.
Cease has pitched in 172 frames and has earned 175 punch outs in his career. Cease (11-11 career record) has a FIP of 5.13 and he has gone up against 752 opposing batters in the majors. His ERA is 4.39 (84 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.433. He has surrendered 158 hits (8.3 hits per nine innings) and has had 89 free passes.
The Yankees have a team SLG% of .386 and they tally 4.07 runs per contest (21st in baseball). They have notched 48 doubles, while walking 174 times as well as earning 171 runs. New York is sitting with 56 home runs on the campaign as well as 158 RBIs. They have struck out on 373 occasions (15th in the league) and have tallied 314 base hits. The New York Yankees are sitting with a team OBP of .318 in addition to a team batting average of .228 this season.
The Yankees are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.095 and have a FIP of 3.45 as a unit on the season. They come in at 9th in the league as a staff in total hits surrendered with 299. The New York pitching staff have yielded 160 runs on the year while holding an ERA of 3.43 (143 earned runs yielded). They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.87 (433 strikeouts against 112 walks). They have given up 47 dingers and they yield 3.84 runs per 9 innings (5th in MLB).
Sitting with 31 save situations, the Yankees have recorded 17 holds and also 1 blown save. New York has had bullpen pitchers enter the contest in 14 save opportunities and they have come away with 13 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill 50 times in high leverage situations in addition to 30 occasions with runners on. New York relievers have an inherited score percentage of 16.7% of 36 inherited runners. They are ranked 1st in the league with a save rate of 92.9%, and they have sent 125 relief pitchers to the mound for the season.
In 3,381 innings on the diamond, the Yankees have earned a defensive efficiency of 70.9% (11th in baseball). The New York Yankees have turned 33 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .985 (12th in the majors). The Yankees have accrued 345 assists, 23 errors and have earned 1,127 putouts this season.
Cole (106-57 career mark) is the owner of a 3.14 ERA and has allowed 7.7 hits per 9 innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 4.50 and he has faced 5,345 hitters so far in his pro baseball career. He has surrendered 463 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.104 and a FIP of 3.0. During his career, Cole has given up 1,127 base knocks and he has 1,515 K's in 1,325 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Chicago
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