Chicago White Sox vs New York Yankees Prediction, 6/8/2023 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Chicago White Sox vs New York Yankees
Date: Thursday, June 8, 2023
Location: Yankee Stadium in Bronx, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Chicago (+155) New York (-180)
The New York Yankees (36-26) will compete against the Chicago White Sox (27-35) at Yankee Stadium on Thursday. The line on this contest has Chicago at +155 while New York is priced at -180. The betting total is set at 8. The men taking the mound are Mike Clevinger and Luis Severino.
Chicago owns a slugging percentage of .387 and have struck out 520 times, while drawing a walk on 152 occasions. They have tallied 258 RBI's as well as 504 base knocks for the year, and their team batting average comes in at .239. The White Sox have earned 107 doubles as a unit and have knocked 63 baseballs out of the stadium. They have notched a total of 265 runs while holding a team OBP of .297. As a unit, the Chicago White Sox are recording 4.3 runs per game, which has them sitting at 23rd in the league.
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Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.37 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.36. White Sox pitchers have conceded 86 home runs and 311 total runs (26th in the league). Chicago has given up 504 base hits (8.3 per 9 innings) as well as 286 earned runs. The White Sox hold a team ERA of 4.69 on the year (26th in the league), and their staff has struck out 577 batters. Their pitching staff has walked 243 players from the other team and their FIP sits at 4.74 as a squad this year.
White Sox bullpen pitchers have come into the game with runners on 57 times in addition to having 74 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have earned 35 holds over the course of the season (7th in baseball). The White Sox relievers have accumulated a save percentage of 54.5% and has come into the game in 57 save situations. They have earned 12 saves for the year and have not converted 10 of their 22 chances to save the game. The relief pitchers have inherited 84 base runners on the season with 44.0% of them earned a run for their team. The White Sox have dispatched 210 relief pitchers to the mound on the season.
The White Sox have converted 69.9% of balls hit into play into outs in their 4,935 innings, which has them ranked 12th in professional baseball. The Chicago White Sox are sitting with 1,645 putouts this season, in addition to 469 assists and 28 errors. Their fielding rate sits at .987 which ranks 12th in MLB, and have accumulated 41 double plays.
Clevinger has taken the mound for 709 innings and has accounted for 740 K's so far in his MLB career. Clevinger (54-33 mark in his career) holds a FIP of 3.86 while he has gone up against 2,921 opposing hitters in the major leagues. His earned run average is 3.44 (271 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.203. He has allowed 588 hits (7.5 hits per nine innings) and has 265 free passes.
The New York Yankees have compiled a team on-base percentage of .304 as well as a batting average of .234 so far this season. They have been rung up on 527 instances (16th in the league) and have 480 base hits. New York has accounted for 96 HRs so far this year as well as 281 runs batted in. The Yankees hold a slugging % of .420 and they score 4.66 runs per contest (9th in the league). They have put up 76 two-baggers, while taking a walk 196 times and putting up 289 runs.
The New York pitching staff have conceded 248 runs on the campaign while holding an ERA of 3.69 (227 earned runs yielded). They have given up 68 home runs and they give up 4.03 runs per 9 innings (6th in the league). The Yankees hold a team WHIP of 1.222 with a FIP of 4.19 as a squad this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 9.00 (556 strikeouts vs 209 free passes). They rank 3rd in the league as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 468.
New York relievers have an inherited score percentage of 39.0% out of 100 inherited runners. Their relief pitchers have taken the field 68 times in high leverage situations and on 71 occasions with runners on. Sitting with 50 save situations, the Yankees have earned 26 holds in addition to 7 blown saves. They are ranked 9th in MLB with a save rate of 70.8%, and they have dispatched 190 relief pitchers onto the field for the season. New York has called on bullpen pitchers to step onto the mound in 24 save opportunities and they have walked away with 17 saves.
In 4,992 innings on the diamond, the Yankees have earned a defensive efficiency of 71.1% (4th in professional baseball). The New York Yankees have gotten 49 double plays and have earned a fielding percentage of .984 (21st in MLB). The Yankees have recorded 539 assists, 35 errors and have amassed 1,664 putouts over the course of the season.
So far in his career, Severino has allowed 548 base knocks and he has 721 strikeouts in 653 innings. He has given up a total of 249 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.123 and a FIP of 3.5. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.88 and he has faced 2,669 hitters during his pro baseball career. Severino (50-30 career mark) is the owner of a 3.43 earned run average while allowing 7.5 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Chicago (+155)
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