White Sox Vs Yankees: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – August 12, 2021

Written By Staff on August 11, 2021

The Chicago White Sox (67-48) and the New York Yankees (63-51) square off for the first of a three-game series on Thursday at Field of Dreams, starting at 7:15 PM ET. The White Sox are coming off a 1-2 series loss to the Twins, and the Yankees head into the matchup following a 2-1 series win over the Royals. Chicago’s (-160 to win) Lance Lynn starts against New York’s (+140) Andrew Heaney.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of August 11, 2021, 5:00 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

White Sox vs Yankees Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Lynn (CHW) Pitcher Heaney (NYY)
10 – 3 W/L 1 – 1
114.2 IP 10.0
2.12 ERA 7.20
1.040 WHIP 1.300
10.2 K/9 11.7
2.6 BB/9 2.7

White Sox Probable Starter Lance Lynn

  • Lynn (10-3 with a 2.12 ERA and 130 strikeouts in 114 2/3 innings pitched) makes the start for the White Sox, his 21st of the season.
  • In his last appearance on Friday, the righty threw six innings against the Cubs, giving up one earned run while surrendering four hits.
  • The opposing Yankees offense has a collective .236 batting average, and is 23rd in the league with 876 total hits and 22nd in MLB play with 474 runs scored. They have the 21st-ranked slugging percentage (.392) and rank 16th in home runs (137) in all of MLB.
  • The White Sox have an 11-6 record in Lynn’s 17 starts this season when they were favored on the moneyline.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 11, 2021 at 5:48 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Yankees Stats vs Lynn

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Giancarlo Stanton 22 .273 6 1 2 .333 .742
DJ LeMahieu 17 .059 1 0 0 .158 .217
Brett Gardner 10 .200 2 0 0 .385 .585
Aaron Judge 8 .375 3 2 4 .333 1.458
Tyler Wade 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Joey Gallo 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.500
Rougned Odor 2 .000 0 0 0 .333 .333
Rob Brantly 2 1.000 2 0 3 .667 2.167

Yankees Probable Starter Andrew Heaney

  • Heaney will take to the mound for the Yankees, his third start of the season.
  • The left-hander last pitched on Saturday against the Mariners, throwing six innings and giving up four earned runs.
  • The White Sox rank fifth in MLB with 568 runs scored this season. They have a .249 batting average this campaign with 133 home runs (19th in the league).
  • This will be his first start this season with his team as the moneyline underdog.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 11, 2021 at 5:48 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

White Sox Stats vs Heaney

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Tim Anderson 11 .364 4 0 1 .364 .819
José Abreu 10 .300 3 3 8 .429 1.629
Yoán Moncada 7 .429 3 0 1 .429 .858
Adam Engel 7 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Eloy Jiménez 6 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Zack Collins 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Leury García 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Cesar Hernández 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Andrew Vaughn 1 .000 0 0 0 .500 .500
Luis Robert 1 .000 0 0 0 .500 .500

White Sox Betting Trends

  • The White Sox score an average of 4.9 runs per game at home and 5.0 per contest away from Field of Dreams.
  • The White Sox score the fifth-most runs in baseball (568 total, five per game).
  • The White Sox have won 58 of the 90 games they were the moneyline favorite this season (64.4%).
  • When playing as a moneyline favorite with odds of -160 or shorter, Chicago has a 29-16 record (winning 64.4% of its games).
  • Chicago has played in 113 games with a set over/under, and has combined with their opponents to go over the total 52 times (52-56-5).
  • Chicago was the moneyline favorite for each of its last 10 games, and went 6-4 in those matchups.
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Yankees Betting Trends

  • The Yankees rank 22nd in the league with 474 total runs scored this season.
  • In 57 road games this season, they’ve scored 4.0 runs per contest compared to the 4.4 per game they average at home.
  • The Yankees have been underdogs in 18 games this season and won nine (50%) of those contests.
  • New York has played as an underdog of +140 or more once this season and won that game.
  • Games involving New York have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in 48 of 114 chances this season.
  • Bookmakers have not installed New York as the underdog in any of its last 10 games.

White Sox Players to Watch

  • Jose Abreu paces the White Sox with 22 home runs and 84 runs batted in.
  • Abreu ranks 22nd in HR (22), and third in RBI (84) among qualifying batters in MLB play.
  • Abreu heads into this game on a nine-game hitting streak. Over that span he is hitting .308 with a double, four home runs and six RBIs.
  • Tim Anderson has 23 doubles, a triple, 12 home runs and 17 walks while hitting .299.
  • Among qualifying hitters in MLB action, Anderson ranks 10th in hits (123), and 15th in AVG (.299).

White Sox Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Tim Anderson 411 .299 70 12 44 .328 .776
José Abreu 402 .249 59 22 84 .330 .798
César Hernández 376 .231 60 18 47 .307 .738
Yoán Moncada 367 .253 51 10 49 .370 .765
Andrew Vaughn 318 .258 48 13 37 .327 .774
Leury García 297 .239 42 3 40 .318 .651
Zack Collins 159 .195 20 4 23 .312 .645
Brian Goodwin 155 .239 26 7 22 .316 .761
Adam Engel 103 .252 18 7 18 .339 .854
Luis Robert 103 .311 11 1 9 .351 .807

Yankees Players to Watch

  • Aaron Judge leads New York in batting average (.279) this season while adding 23 home runs and 54 RBI.
  • Judge’s 23 HR rank 18th among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Giancarlo Stanton is batting .260 with an OBP of .360 and a slugging percentage of .447 this season.

Yankees Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
DJ LeMahieu 434 .270 54 7 47 .346 .712
Aaron Judge 376 .279 57 23 54 .364 .867
Giancarlo Stanton 338 .260 41 17 54 .360 .807
Joey Gallo 310 .223 57 25 55 .372 .862
Rougned Odor 253 .225 32 13 36 .300 .723
Brett Gardner 251 .207 31 4 21 .325 .632
Luke Voit 124 .234 14 4 15 .317 .688
Kyle Higashioka 124 .185 15 7 17 .261 .672
Tyler Wade 84 .262 22 0 4 .333 .666
Jonathan Davis 70 .143 16 1 4 .282 .482

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