Yankees at White Sox 6/14/19 - MLB Picks & Predictions
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New York Yankees vs. Chicago White Sox
MLB: 8:10 PM EST
Jun. 14, 2019
Latest Odds : CHW -115 O/U 9.5
The New York Yankees play the second game of a four-game series on the road Friday against the Chicago White Sox. The Yankees were off Wednesday and New York split a doubleheader in the Subway Series with the Mets on Tuesday winning the first game 12-5 and losing the second 10-4. James Paxton was ineffective on the mound in the nightcap for the Yankees giving up a three-run home run in the first inning.
The White Sox were off on Wednesday as well and Chicago 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 hit a grand slam while Eloy Jimenez hit his first home run at home helping the Chisox outslug the Nationals.
DJ LeMathieu leads 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 Friday, the Yankees will send CC Sabathia to the mound. The lefthander is 3-3 with an ERA of 3.96, 47 Ks and 18 BBs.
Tim Anderson leads 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 Friday, the White Sox will send Lucas Giolito to the mound. The right-hander is 9-1 with an ERA of 2.28, 89 Ks and 22 BBs.
Recent Betting Trends:
New York is 2-5 in its last 7 on the road
The OVER has cashed in each of the Yankees last 4
Chicago is 7-2 in its last 9 at home
The UNDER has cashed in each of Giolito’s last 7 starts
Free Betting Pick: Chicago White Sox -115
Chicago’s Lucas Giolito has won seven straight starts for the White Sox and over that span has lowered his ERA from 5.32 to 2.28, while recording eight strikeouts or more in six of the seven starts. Chicago has won each of the right-hander’s last 8 starts and each of their ace’s last 4 starts versus an opponent from the American League East. Final Score Prediction, Chicago White Sox win 5-2.