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Chicago White Sox at New York Yankees - Game 1 - 6/8/23 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Game: Chicago White Sox vs New York Yankees
Date & Time: 6/8/2023, 11:35 PM UTC
Location: Yankee Stadium
Latest Odds: NYY -199 ; O/U 8.5

The Chicago White Sox play game one of two Thursday afternoon in New York against the New York Yankees. Chicago comes into Thursday eight games below .500 but on a four-game win streak after a 1 run win in game one of this series. Lance Lynn will take the mound for Chicago on Thursday 4-6 on the year carrying a 6.55 era through 67.1 innings of work. As a unit Chicago carries a 4.69 team ERA and a record of 11-20 on the road.

Andrew Benintendi has been the most consistent bat for Chicago this season leading the team with a .272 batting average to go along with a team high 58 hits as well. Tim Anderson provides a huge spark for Chicago having scored 21 runs this year, while Luis Robert Jr. leads the team with thirteen home runs. Andrew Vaughn has driven in 39 runs this season to lead Chicago.

The New York Yankees stay at home Thursday afternoon 10 games above .500 following the loss in game one of this series to end a 2 game win streak. The New York Yankees will hand the ball to Luis Severino Thursday afternoon as he looks to get back on track. Severino has struggled this year 0-1 across 15.1 innings of work with a 5.28 era. Much like Chicago New York has struggled on the mound this season with a 3.68 ERA as opponents carry a .266 batting average.

Aaron Judge is the offensive leader for New York this season leading the way in four out of five categories on the year. With Aaron Judge on the injured list Anthony Rizzo will be looked upon to carry the load. Rizzo has a .289 batting average and has posted a team leading 63 hits. Anthony Volpe has hit nine home runs this season and Gleyber Torres has been a huge spark with 58 hits and 25 RBIs.

Odds Table

Betting Trends

  • White Sox are 7-22 in their last 29 Thursday games.
  • White Sox are 5-17 in their last 22 vs. American League East.
  • White Sox are 2-7 in their last 9 road games with the total set at 9.0-10.5.
  • Yankees are 37-18 in their last 55 games with the total set at 9.0-10.5.
  • Yankees are 2-5 in their last 7 games with the total set at 6.5 or lower.

The New York Yankees dropped game one of the series and will be out for revenge in the first game on Thursday. Look for New York to use the better lineup and slightly better pitcher to control their match up with Chicago. Take New York Thursday afternoon to do enough to win game one of the doubleheader at home. Final Score Prediction, New York Yankees win and cover 8-2.


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