Chicago White Sox at New York Yankees Matchup

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The Chicago White Sox will be taking on the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium. This AL matchup will get underway at 7:05 p.m. ET and fans can tune in to NBC Sports Chicago to catch the game.

Chicago White Sox vs. New York Yankees Odds

Chicago (+225) is entering this one as the underdog against New York (-250) and oddsmakers have the Over/Under for this night game at 10 runs. Odds for betting on the game’s total stand at -120 for the under and +100 for the over. Runline odds stand at +100 for picking the White Sox +1.5 runs and -120 for the Yankees -1.5.

The White Sox are 52-80 SU and have gone 67-64 against the spread (ATS). They’ve lost 11.4 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 2.8 units ATS. The Yankees, on the other hand, are 84-48 SU and 67-64 ATS. They’ve gained 0.7 units for bettors taking the moneyline while gaining 5.0 units ATS.

Yankees games have had an over/under record of 58-66-7 in 2018. The White Sox have an over/under record of 64-61-6.

The right-handed Reynaldo Lopez will get the nod for Chicago. Lopez is 4-9 with a 4.66 ERA and 110 strikeouts. He’s 0-0 with six strikeouts and a 1.29 ERA against New York this year.

The Yankees are putting the ball in the hands of lefty CC Sabathia (7-4, 3.30 ERA), who has 114 strikeouts and 43 walks to his credit, as well as a 1.28 WHIP. Sabathia is 0-0 with 12 strikeouts and a 1.59 ERA in one start against Chicago this year.

New York’s pitchers have given up 4.0 runs per game overall in 2018 as a unit. Its starters have a 4.05 ERA, 1.25 WHIP and 9.2 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has posted a solid ERA of just 3.11, a WHIP of 1.18 and a K/9 of 11.3.

The New York hitters have produced 5.2 runs per outing, including 6.0 per game over its last 10 games and 5.4 per game over their last five. The team has hit .250/.330/.476 over its last five games and is 4-1 SU during that span.

Giancarlo Stanton and Miguel Andujar have led the charge for the Yankees’ offense this year. Stanton is slashing .277/.349/.520 with 32 home runs, 82 RBIs and 85 runs scored, and Andujar’s line is .300/.331/.530 with 22 homers, 74 RBIs and 69 runs.

In the visiting dugout, Chicago’s pitchers have allowed 5.2 runs per game and its starters own a 5.04 ERA, 1.40 WHIP and 6.71 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 4.50, along with a K/9 of 9.65.

The White Sox offense has slashed .244/.305/.410 on its way to 4.2 runs scored per game in 2018, including 5.5 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 5.8 per game over the team’s last five contests (4-1 SU).

First baseman Jose Abreu and third baseman Yolmer Sanchez continue to lead Chicago’s hitters. Abreu is slashing .272/.331/.491 with 22 home runs, 78 RBIs and 67 runs scored, while Sanchez (.246/.312/.379) is up to seven homers, 46 RBIs, 50 runs and 11 stolen bases.

The White Sox have lost 6.9 units and are 16-16 ATS when facing a left-handed starting pitcher this year. The over has hit in 15 of those games, as opposed to 16 that’ve gone under in such games. On the other hand, the Yankees have lost 7.7 units and are 50-44 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher. The over’s hit in 43 of those games, as opposed to 48 which went under the total.

Chicago White Sox vs. New York Yankees MLB Prediction

Predictions: SU Winner – Yankees, ATS Winner – White Sox, O/U – OVER

Betting Notes

  • The under has hit in three of Chicago’s last seven games.
  • The Yankees have won five of their last six games SU.
  • New York has posted 24.2 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 outings and 22.2 over its last five.
  • The White Sox have hit 12 home runs in their last 10 games. The Yankees have hit 18 over their last 10.