White Sox vs. Yankees Prediction

Chicago White Sox vs. New York Yankees, 8/28/18 Prediction & Odds

After being upset on Monday night, will the New York Yankees bounce back when they take on the Chicago White Sox tonight at 7:05PM ET?

Game Snapshot & Odds

961 Chicago White Sox at 962 New York Yankees

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

7:05PM ET – Yankee Stadium

TV: YES (NY); NSCH (Chi)

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Public Betting Trends

According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, the Yankees are favored at home, as they are getting odds of -240 to win. The White Sox are listed with a money line of +220 to prevail, while the over/under total has been set at 10 runs. The public betting for this game currently has 73 percent going on New York at home. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our MLB Public Betting Page for updated figures on the game.

White Sox stay hot

The White Sox picked up a fourth straight win on Monday by upsetting the Yankees with a 6-2 victory. Chicago is 52-79 overall and 27-39 on the road. The Sox are putting up 4.19 runs per game on offense while allowing 5.24 per contest.

James Shields gets the start for the White Sox tonight. He is 5-15 through 27 starts on the year and carries a 4.59 ERA with a 1.29 WHIP. Shields has 132 strikeouts and 63 walks over 170.2 innings of work.

Yankees drop opener

The Yankees had their four-game win streak come to an end on Monday in the loss at home to the White Sox. New York is now 83-48 overall and 45-21 at home. The Yankees are scoring 5.20 runs per game on offense while allowing 4.02 per contest.

Lance Lynn gets the start for the Yankees tonight. He is making his 25th start of the year and sixth for the Yankees after being acquired by the Twins. Lynn has an 8-9 record this year with a 4.84 ERA and a 1.57 WHIP. Lynn has 133 strikeouts and 70 walks over 128.1 innings.

MLB Betting Trends

Chicago

The White Sox have won six of their last eight against a starter with a WHIP over 1.30, but they are just 6-23 in Shields’ last 29 road starts.

New York

The Yankees are 13-3 in their last 16 games against a right-handed starter and 22-6 in their last 28 against AL Central opponents.

Prediction:

The Yankees couldn’t handle Reynaldo Lopez on Monday and it led to a loss. I think New York can definitely get to Shields today. While I see the White Sox getting to Lynn as well, I like the Yankees more in a shootout at home. New York has the better hitting on most nights and their bullpen is far superior to Chicago’s.

 

The Pick: New York Yankees -240

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