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NY Yankees vs Chicago White Sox Prediction 5-17-24 Picks

Chicago White Sox (14-30) vs. NY Yankees (30-15)
May 17, 2024 7:05 pm EDT
The Line: NY Yankees -286 / Chicago White Sox +235; Over/Under: +7.5
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In this article, we will formulate a NY Yankees vs Chicago White Sox Prediction for this MLB Game on Friday, May 17th at Yankee Stadium. 

White Sox Pitching Has Been Good

The White Sox pitching has been good the last couple of games and they are going to try to continue that here. Over the last two games against the Washington Nationals, the pitching hasn’t given up a run. In the last game, the pitching gave up only three hits and that was the difference. The White Sox are averaging 2.91 runs while their pitching is giving up 4.89 runs per game. The offense is ranked 30th in the league while the pitching is ranked 27th. Getting the start for the White Sox will be Mike Clevinger who sits with an 0-1 record and an ERA of 5.40. In his last start against Cleveland, he went 4.2 innings, giving up four hits and one run. 

Yankees Pitching Has Been Good

The Yankees pitching has been good heading into this game, and they are going to continue that success here. On Thursday the Yankees gave up zero runs and that was enough to help sweep the Twins. It was a balanced offensive attack, with five different players driving in one run. The Yankees are averaging 4.8 runs while their pitching is giving up 3.31 runs per game. The offense is ranked 7th in the league, while the pitching is ranked 1st. Getting the start for the Yankees will be Nestor Cortes, who sits with a 1-4 record and an ERA of 4.02. In his last start against the Tampa Bay Rays he went 5.1 innings giving up five hits and four runs. 

Why the New York Yankees will win

  • The Yankees have won each of their last six games against AL Central opponents.
  • The White Sox have lost nine of their last 10 road games against American League opponents following a home win.
  • The Yankees have covered the run line in each of their last six night games against AL Central opponents following a road win.
  • The White Sox have failed to cover the run line in four of their last five road games against American League opponents.
  • The Yankees have led after 3 innings in each of their last five games against AL Central opponents.
  • The Yankees have led after 5 innings in each of their last five games against AL Central opponents.

New York Yankees Player Prop Facts

 

  • Gleyber Torres has recorded at least one RBI in each of the Yankees’ last seven home games against AL Central opponents that held a losing record.
  • Aaron Judge has hit a home run in three of the Yankees’ last four games as home favorites.
  • Gleyber Torres has scored at least one run in each of his last nine appearances against AL Central opponents that held a losing record.
  • Nestor Cortes Jr. has recorded seven strikeouts in each of his four previous appearances against the White Sox.
  • Gleyber Torres has recorded at least one total base in each of his last 14 appearances against AL Central opponents.
  • Gleyber Torres has recorded at least one hit in each of his last 14 appearances against AL Central opponents.
  • Gleyber Torres has recorded at least one Single in each of his last 11 appearances with the Yankees as favorites against AL Central opponents.
  • Nestor Cortes Jr. has recorded a win in each of his four previous appearances against the White Sox.
  • Aaron Judge has recorded at least one Double in four of the Yankees’ last five games against AL Central opponents.
  • Aaron Judge ranks 5th amongst qualified players for Slugging Percentage (.555) this season.

Chicago White Sox Player Prop Facts

 

  • Andrew Vaughn has hit at least one home run in two of the White Sox’s last three night games.
  • Tommy Pham has recorded at least one RBI in four of his last five road appearances against AL opponents that held a winning record.
  • Tommy Pham has scored a run in four of his last five appearances against AL East opponents.
  • Mike Clevinger has recorded five or more strikeouts in four of his last five appearances against opponents that held a winning record.
  • Yoan Moncada has recorded at least one hit in each of his last 10 appearances against opponents that held a winning record.
  • Nicky Lopez has recorded at least one Single in each of his last eight road appearances.
  • Yoan Moncada has recorded at least one total base in each of his last 10 appearances against opponents that held a winning record.
  • Mike Clevinger has recorded a win in three of his last four road appearances.
  • Andrew Vaughn has recorded a Double in each of the White Sox’s last three road games against AL opponents that held a winning record.

Matchup/League Facts

 

  • The New York Yankees rank 2nd in the league for home runs this season (60).
  • The New York Yankees rank 2nd in the league for walks this season (179).
  • The Chicago White Sox rank 30th in the league for runs scored this season (128).
  • The Chicago White Sox rank 30th in the league for hits this season (308).

NY Yankees vs Chicago White Sox Prediction

Clevinger is coming off a strong start, but overall this season he has struggled, and he’s going to struggle again here. The Yankees are averaging 4.8 runs per game, and they are going to have no issue running up the score here. The White Sox are averaging only 2.91 runs per game, and they are going to really struggle to get any type of offense going against Cortes. Back the Yankees on the run line to cash. 

Shane Mickle's Free Pick: Yankees -1.5

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Sports is about all Shane knows in this life! He has a passion for sports and writing, which makes working for Sportschatplace a perfect job for him! If you find him cheering for a team it's usually a Minnesota team, or the Kansas Jayhawks!

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