Yankees at White Sox 6/13/19 - MLB Picks & Predictions
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New York Yankees vs. Chicago White Sox
MLB: 8:10 PM EST
Jun. 13, 2019
Latest Odds : NYY -160 O/U 10
On Thursday, the New York Yankees open a four-game series on the road against the Chicago White Sox. New York split doubleheader in the Subway Series with the Mets on Tuesday winning the first game 12-5 and losing the second 10-4. In the nightcap loss, James Paxton was ineffective on the mound for the Yankees giving up a three-run home run in the first inning.
The Chicago White Sox defeated the Washington Nationals on Tuesday 7-5 to split a two-game interleague series with the Nationals after losing Monday 12-1. Welington Castillo belted a grand slam while Eloy Jimenez hit his first home run at home helping the Chisox outslug the Nationals.
DJ LeMathieu is leading the Yankees with a .316 batting average and in hits with 78. Gary Sanchez leads the Yankees in home runs with 20, while Luke Voit leads in RBIs with 44. New York is batting .258 while opposing hitters are averaging .236. On Thursday, the Yankees will send J.A. Happ to the mound. The lefthander is 6-3 with an ERA of 4.48, 59 Ks and 15 BBs.
Tim Anderson is leading the White Sox with a .314 batting average. Yoan Moncada leads in hits with 74. Jose Abreu is the team leader in home runs with 16 and in RBIs with 52. Chicago is batting .251 while its opponents are averaging .260. On Thursday, the White Sox will send Ivan Nova to the mound. The right-hander is 3-5 with an ERA of 6.28, 46 Ks and 19 BBs.
Recent Betting Trends:
New York is 7-0 in Happ’s last 7 starts versus an opponent with a losing record
The OVER has cashed in each of the Yankees last 4
Chicago is 7-2 in its last 9 at home
The OVER has cashed in 4 of the White Sox last 5 versus AL East opponents
Free Betting Pick: OVER 10
Take the OVER in this matchup. The OVER has cashed in 8 of Nova’s last 10 starts for Chicago, in 7 of the right-hander’s last 9 starts on grass and in 4 of the White Sox last 5 versus an opponent from the AL East. New York has seen the OVER cash in 6 of Happ’s last 9 starts on the road and in each of the Yankees last 4 overall. Final Score Prediction, New York Yankees win, but our best play is OVER 7-4.