Yankees vs. White Sox - 9/25/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Chicago White Sox (72-80) at New York Yankees (83-68)
MLB Baseball: Friday, September 25, 2015 at 7:05 pm (Yankee Stadium)
C Rodon (8-6) (3.78) vs. C Sabathia (5-9) (4.80)
The Line: New York Yankees -160 / Chicago White Sox +150 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
The Chicago White Sox and New York Yankees play game two Friday night.
The Chicago White Sox need a win after losing six of their last nine games. The White Sox have scored seven runs in their last three games and three or less runs in five of their last six games. The White Sox have lost five of their last seven when scoring three or less runs. Jose Abreu leads Chicago with 170 hits and 96 RBI while Melky Cabrera and Adam Eaton have combined for 126 RBI. The Chicago White Sox have split their last 10 road games. Carlos Rodon gets the ball, and he’s 8-6 with a 3.78 ERA and 135 strikeouts this season. This is Rodon’s second career game against the Yankees.
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The New York Yankees look for a win after winning six of their last 10 games. The Yankees have scored nine runs in their last three games and three or less runs in six of their last nine games. The Yankees have lost four of their last six when scoring three or less runs. Chase Headley leads New York with 144 hits and 61 RBI while Brett Gardner and Didi Gregorius have combined for 117 RBI. The New York Yankees have lost five of their last seven home games. CC Sabathia takes the hill, and he’s 5-9 with a 4.80 ERA and 131 strikeouts this season. Sabathia is 19-4 with a 3.63 ERA and 203 strikeouts in his career against the White Sox.
The White Sox are 5-1 in their last 6 during game 2 of a series and 4-1 in Rodons last 5 starts. The Yankees are 1-4 in their last 5 games vs. a left-handed starter and 60-29 in Sabathias last 89 home starts. The Yankees are 6-1 in Sabathias last 7 starts vs. White Sox.
The Yankees have to keep winning if they're going to win the AL East. The good news is New York is at home, the White Sox are inconsistent and Sabathia has flat out owned the White Sox throughout his career. New York is the pick.