Tim Anderson and the Chicago White Sox will do battle against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium in a Sunday day game. NBC Sports Chicago will televise this AL matchup and the first pitch will be at 1:05 p.m. ET.
Chicago White Sox at New York Yankees Odds
Las Vegas has Chicago (+170) as the underdog to New York (-180). You can play matchup’s total with current odds listed at even money (+100) for over 9 runs and -120 for under 9. This game currently has a runline of White Sox +1.5 (-130) and Yankees -1.5 (+110).
The White Sox have gone 4-9 SU this year and are 4-8 against the spread (ATS). They’ve lost 2.4 units for moneyline gamblers in the season’s early going and 6.8 units ATS. Chicago has covered the spread just twice over its last seven games and the total has gone over in six of those seven. The Yankees, on the other hand, are 6-8 SU and 6-7 ATS. The team has lost 10.5 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 3.5 units ATS. New York has covered the spread four times in its last seven games and the over has cashed in six of those seven.
Yankees games have an over/under record of 8-5 so far in 2019. White Sox games have gone over 10 times, gone under two times and pushed on zero occasions.
Southpaw Carlos Rodon (1-2, 3.38 ERA) will get the nod for the visiting White Sox. Rodon started 20 games last year and finished the season 6-8 overall with a 4.18 ERA and a 1.26 WHIP.
The Bronx Bombers have tabbed righty Masahiro Tanaka (1-0, 1.47 ERA) as their starter. Tanaka struck out 159 hitters over 155 innings last year (27 starts), while finishing the season 12-6 overall with a 3.75 ERA and a 1.13 WHIP.
Chicago’s pitching staff allowed 6.7 runs per game and its starting pitchers own a 7.13 ERA, 1.68 WHIP and 9.23 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 5.72, along with a K-per-9 of 9.26.
The White Sox offense has slashed .238/.302/.396 on its way to 4.5 runs scored per game this year, including 4.4 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 3.2 per game over the team’s last five contests (1-4 SU).
Chicago’s offensive production has been led by shortstop Tim Anderson and third baseman Yoan Moncada. Anderson is slashing .444/.457/.622 with 20 hits, six RBIs, eight runs and five stolen bases, while Moncada (.296/.333/.556) has produced 16 hits, three homers, 13 RBIs and 13 runs scored.
In the home-team dugout, New York’s pitching staff has yielded 4.1 runs per game overall in 2019. The team’s starters have a 3.93 ERA, 1.31 WHIP and 9.0 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 4.01 ERA, 1.32 WHIP and 10.3 K/9.
The New York offense has put up 5.1 runs per contest, including 5.3 per game over its last 10 games and 4.4 per game over its last five. The team’s hit .240/.308/.390 over its last five matchups and is 1-4 SU during that stretch.
Second baseman DJ LeMahieu and shortstop Gleyber Torres have led the charge for the Yankees’ batters this year. LeMahieu is slashing .432/.490/.545 with 19 hits, seven RBIs and nine runs scored, while Torres has produced a line of .296/.356/.537 with 16 hits, five RBIs and 10 runs scored.
The White Sox have lost 3.2 units and are 2-6 ATS when facing a righty starter this season. The over has hit in seven of those games, compared to one that’ve gone under in such games. On the other hand, the Yankees have lost 1.7 units and are 0-1 ATS when facing a lefty starter. The over has hit in zero of those games, compared to one that went under the total.
White Sox at Yankees MLB Pick
Predictions: SU Winner – Yankees, ATS Winner – White Sox, O/U – OVER
- The over has hit in six of Chicago’s last seven outings.
- Chicago has recorded 20.4 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 outings and 17.2 over its last five.
- The White Sox have hit 12 home runs in their last 10 games. The Yankees have hit 20 over their last 10.
- The White Sox have a total OPS of .698 this season and an OPS of .718 against right-handed pitchers. The Yankees’ OPS sits at .824 overall and .846 versus righties.