The New York Yankees depart the Big Apple and head to the Windy City to face the Chicago White Sox tonight in the opener of a 3 game series. The game at U.S. Cellular Field is to commence at 8:10ET.
The Yanks took 2 of 3 over the weekend from one time arch rival Boston. New York (72-49) owns the American Leagues best record and leads second place Tampa by 5 games in the AL East. They are 12-6 thus far in August and 33-25 away from the Bronx.
Chicago (65-55) continues to sit atop the AL Central, 1.5 games ahead of Detroit, even after being swept by the Royals in KC to end the week. They are 5-5 over the last 10 and 32-26 in the “Second City”. Start your MLB Gambling on Yankees at White Sox Game.
Tonight’s pitcher for the Yankees is righty Freddy Garcia (7-5, 4.68 ERA) who is having a good month along with his team, yielding only 2 earned runs in each of his last 3 starts, while averaging 6 innings of work. Another righthander, Gavin Floyd (9-9, 4.43 ERA) climbs the mound for the White Sox.
Floyd has not pitched well versus the Bronx Bombers this year. The Yankees are 46-32 overall against right-handed pitchers, and 3-0 in their last 10. The Sox are 47-37 against righties, going 3-3 in their last 6 games.
The Yankees are 9-3 SU in their last 12 games The total has gone UNDER in 4 of their last 6 games, and the total has gone OVER in 5 of their last 7 games on the road. They are are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games on the road. The White Sox are 15-5 SU in their last 20 games at home, and the total has gone UNDER in 5 of their last 7 games at home. Check the MLB Baseball Lines for Yankees at White Sox Game.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Yankees’s last 13 games against the Sox, and New York is 8-2 SU in their last 10 games against Chicago. The total has gone OVER in 10 of the Yankees’s last 15 games when playing on the road in Chicago, and New York is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against the Sox.
New York is a slight road favorite at -$108 and Chicago is a -$102. As a favorite, the Yankees are 58-37 on the season and 7-3 in their last 10. As the dog, the Sox are 27-23 overall, going 1-1 in their last 10. The over / under of 9.5 total runs is available at a -$110.
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