Sunday Night Baseball: White Sox vs. Yankees Wager

by | May 22, 2022 | mlb

Chicago White Sox vs New York Yankees
Date: Sunday, May 22nd, 07:05 ET
Location: Yankee Stadium
TV: Amazon Prime Video
Money Line: White Sox +165 / Yankees -200 (SportsBetting.ag)
Total Line: 8.5

STARTING PITCHING

Chicago: Michael Kopech (0-1, 1.54)
New York: Luis Severino (3-0, 3.63)

White Sox Projected Lineup

Gavin Sheets 1B
AJ Pollock LF
Yasmani Grandal C
Andrew Vaughn RF
Yoán Moncada 3B
Josh Harrison 3B
José Abreu 1B
Luis Robert CF
Tim Anderson SS
Michael Kopech P

Yankees Projected Lineup

Isiah Kiner-Falefa SS
Jose Trevino C
Josh Donaldson 3B
Joey Gallo RF
Aaron Judge CF
Aaron Hicks LF
Anthony Rizzo 1B
Giancarlo Stanton RF
DJ LeMahieu 3B
Luis Severino P

STRAIGHT UP/ OVER/UNDER / RUN LINE RECORDS

Chicago White Sox: 19-20-0 SU / OU 16-21-2 / Run Line W/L 18-21-0
New York Yankees: 29-10-0 SU / OU 18-21-0 / Run Line W/L 21-18-0

The New York Yankees host the Chicago White Sox on Sunday, May 22nd at Yankee Stadium. The first pitch in this matchup is scheduled for 07:05 ET. The MLB Odds Board places New York as the favorite (-200), with an OU line set at 8.5.

Recent Form

Chicago heads into today’s action, looking to rebound from a 7-5 loss to the NY Yankees. In the loss, Chicago’s pitchers gave up 7 runs on 8 hits. On offense, the White Sox’s 11 hits and 5 runs ended up not being enough to pull out the win. Chicago’s loss came as the underdog, getting 185.0 on the moneyline. Together, the White Sox and NY Yankees combined to surpass the over-under betting line set at 9.0 runs. Even with this game going over the total, Chicago still has an over-under record of just 16-21-2.

Over the White Sox’s last 5 contests, they have a record of just 2-3. This mark has come on an average run margin of just -1. During this stretch, the offense is averaging 3.6 runs per game, similar to their season-long average of 3.59. So far, Chicago has won over half of their 13 series played, going 6-5-2.

New York is coming off a 2 run win over the White Sox (7-5). New York’s pitching staff gave up 11 hits, leading to 5 White Sox runs. Offensively, they finished with 7 runs on 8 hits. New York picked up the win while being favored at -225.0. For the season, the team has been favored in 37 games, winning at a rate of 73.0%. In terms of the over-under, the Yankees and White Sox combined to surpass the line of 9.0 runs. On the season, the team has an over-under record of just 18-21-0.

Across their last 5 contests, the Yankees are above .500, going 4-1. Their recent success is backed by an average scoring margin of 5 (last 5). New York is still playing winning baseball, even with their offense averaging just 5.4 runs per game, compared to a season-long mark of 4.97. On the season, New York has won more than half of their series, going 11-1-1.

Pitching Matchup

Michael Kopech gets the start for the White Sox, with an overall record of 0-1. In his previous outings, Kopech is lasting an average of 5.0, putting together an ERA of just 1.54. So far, batters are hitting just 0.137 against him. Not only does Kopech have a strong batting average allowed, but he has also avoided giving up home runs. In his previous outings, opponents are averaging just 0.0 home runs allowed per 9 innings. On the season, Michael Kopech has had no problem racking up strikeouts, posting a strikeout percentage of 24.0%, while averaging 4.71 K’s per game. Command has been a problem for Kopech, as he is giving up 4.37 walks per outing.

Luis Severino gets the start for the Yankees, with an overall record of 3-0. So far, Severino has put together an ERA of 3.63. In his appearances leading up to today, he has lasted an average of 4.89 innings. Severino comes into the game with a batting average allowed of 0.229. Opposing batters have been able to drive the ball with power against Severino, averaging 1.32 homers per 9 innings pitched. On the season, Luis Severino has had no problem racking up strikeouts, posting a strikeout percentage of 26.0%, while averaging 5.42 K’s per game. Command has been a problem for Severino, as he is giving up 2.86 walks per outing.

Chicago vs New York History

Today’s matchup between the Chicago White Sox and New York Yankees will be their 5th meeting of the season. Currently, New York is winning the season series 4-1. Through 5th games, the series’ over-under record is 3-2, with the average run total sitting at 9.33 runs per game. The averge scoring margin in these meetings is 4.2 runs. New York won last year’s head-to-head series grabbing 5 wins to 1. The over-under record in last year’s matchups was 2-4, with the average run total being 9.33 runs per game. The average scoring differential in this series was 2.33 runs per game.

Betting Trends

  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi White Sox’s last 6 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
  • Chi White Sox is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games on the road
  • NY Yankees is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games at home
  • NY Yankees is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games when playing Chi White Sox

Chicago White Sox at New York Yankees Prediction

In the second half of Sunday’s doubleheader vs New York and Chicago. I recommend taking the Yankees to cover the runline at home. When Luis Severino takes the mound for the Yankees, the team is a perfect 7-0. In addition, they have won by at least 2 runs in all but 1 game. I like the Yankees -1.5.

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