New York Yankees vs Chicago White Sox Prediction, 5/12/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: New York Yankees vs Chicago White Sox
Date: Thursday, May 12, 2022
Location: Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, IL
TV: NBC Sports Chicago
Odds/Point Spread: New York (+115) Chicago (-135)
Guaranteed Rate Field is where the Chicago White Sox (15-14) will try to beat the New York Yankees (21-8) on Thursday. The moneyline on this contest has New York at +115 while Chicago is sitting at -135. The total is set at 7.5. The starting pitchers will be Luis Gil and Dylan Cease.
New York owns a slugging percentage of .406 and have struck out 245 times, while drawing a walk on 105 occasions. They have amassed 123 runs batted in and 224 base knocks for the year, while their team batting average sits at .237. The Yankees have hit 41 doubles as a team and have knocked 39 baseballs out of the stadium. They have tallied 130 runs while holding a team OBP of .318. As a team, the New York Yankees are notching 4.5 runs per outing, which ranks them 8th in MLB.
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The Yankees have a team ERA of 2.59 for the season (2nd in the league), and they have struck out 279 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 86 players from the other team and their FIP sits at 3.10 as a squad so far this season. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 3.24 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.12. Yankees pitchers have surrendered 20 long balls and 80 runs (2nd in the league).
Yankees bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill with opponents on base 37 times in addition to having 44 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have earned 23 holds so far this year (7th in baseball). The Yankees relief pitchers have recorded a save rate of 73.3% and has entered the game in 39 save situations. They have recorded 11 saves for the season and have blown 4 of their 15 chances to save the game. The relief pitchers have inherited 56 runners this year with 21.4% of those players ended up scoring. The Yankees have sent 104 relievers to the mound for the season.
The New York Yankees have 782 putouts this year, as well as 274 assists and 7 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .993 which has them ranked 1st in the majors, and they have turned 19 double plays. The Yankees have converted 71.6% of balls in play into outs out of 2,346 innings on the diamond, ranking them 8th in MLB.
Gil has thrown 29 frames and has totaled 38 punch outs during his MLB career. Gil (1-1 career record) holds a FIP of 4.40 and he has gone up against 129 hitters in the majors. His ERA is 3.07 (10 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.330. He has given up 20 base hits (6.1 hits per 9 innings) and has 19 free passes.
The White Sox have a team slugging percentage of .354 and they tally 3.52 runs per contest (26th in the league). They have put up 43 two-baggers, while taking a walk 65 times and scoring 102 runs. Chicago has accumulated 26 home runs so far this season and 96 runs batted in. They have been rung up on 205 instances (29th in the league) and have earned 215 base hits. The Chicago White Sox have accounted for a team OBP of .282 in addition to a team batting average of .225 so far this season.
The White Sox have a team WHIP of 1.285 in addition to having a FIP of 3.48 as a team over the course of the season. They sit at 8th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 218. The Chicago pitching staff have given up 115 runs on the season while holding a team ERA of 3.25 (94 earned runs relinquished). Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.40 (278 strikeouts against 116 walks). They have given up 21 homers and they surrender 3.98 runs per 9 innings (13th in the league).
Chicago has called on relief pitchers to step onto the hill in 19 save chances and they have walked away with 13 saves. They sit at 20th in the league with a save percentage of 68.4%, and they have dispatched 117 bullpen pitchers onto the diamond for the season. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 40 times in high leverage situations and also on 37 occasions with runners on. Chicago relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 26.9% out of their 52 inherited base runners. Sitting with 54 save situations, the White Sox have earned 35 holds and also 6 blown saves.
Out of their 2,340 innings played, the White Sox have accumulated a efficiency on defense of 68.6% (25th in baseball). The Chicago White Sox have turned 24 double plays and have a fielding rate of .975 (29th in MLB). The White Sox have recorded 235 assists, 26 errors and have earned 780 putouts during this campaign.
Cease (25-19 career win-loss mark) has earned a 4.19 ERA and has allowed 7.8 hits per 9 innings. His K/BB ratio is 2.65 and he has faced 1,426 opposing batters during his MLB career. He has given up 154 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.323 and a FIP of 4.2. In his pro baseball career, Cease has conceded 288 base knocks while tallying 398 strikeouts in 331 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Chicago (-135)
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