Yankees vs. White Sox - 9/27/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Chicago White Sox (73-81) at New York Yankees (84-69)
MLB Baseball: Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 1:05 pm (Yankee Stadium)
J Samardzija (10-13) (5.04) vs. Luis Severino (4-3) (3.10)
The Line: New York Yankees -189 / Chicago White Sox +179 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
The Chicago White Sox and New York Yankees end their four-game series Sunday.
The Chicago White Sox need a win after losing five of their last eight games. The White Sox have scored eight runs in their last three games and three or less runs in six of their last eight games. The White Sox have lost six of their last eight when scoring three or less runs. Jose Abreu leads Chicago 171 hits and 97 RBI while Melky Cabrera and Adam Eaton have combined for 127 RBI. The Chicago White Sox have lost five of their last eight road games. Erik Johnson gets the ball, and he’s 3-0 with a 3.52 ERA and 21 strikeouts this season. This is Johnson’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 seven runs in their last three games and three or less runs in five of their last six games. The Yankees have lost five of their last eight when scoring three or less runs. Chase Headley leads New York with 146 hits and 62 RBI while Brett Gardner and Didi Gregorius have combined for 119 RBI. The New York Yankees have lost six of their last nine home games. Luis Severino takes the hill, and he’s 4-3 with a 3.10 ERA and 48 strikeouts this season. This is Severino’s first career game against the White Sox.
The White Sox are 4-9 in their last 13 Sunday games and 6-1 in Johnsons last 7 starts. The Yankees are 54-26 in their last 80 during game 4 of a series and 5-1 in Severinos last 6 starts. The White Sox are 8-24 in the last 32 meetings in New York.
The Yankees remain in must-win mode, while the White Sox continue to wait for the offseason. Pitching matchup is pretty much a toss-up, so I'll go with the team that actually has something to play for.