White Sox Vs Yankees: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – August 15, 2021

Written By Staff on August 15, 2021

Lucas Giolito will try to secure his 10th victory of the campaign when his Chicago White Sox (68-49) host the New York Yankees (64-52) on Sunday at 2:10 PM ET. Giolito starts for Chicago (-165 to win) while New York (+145) will counter with Nestor Cortes Jr..

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of August 14, 2021, 11:00 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

Giolito (CHW) Pitcher Cortes Jr. (NYY)
9 – 8 W/L 0 – 1
137.0 IP 43.1
3.81 ERA 2.70
1.090 WHIP 1.060
10.1 K/9 9.6
2.5 BB/9 2.7

White Sox Probable Starter Lucas Giolito

  • Giolito will aim to secure his 10th win when he makes the start for the White Sox, his 24th of the season. He is 9-8 with a 3.81 ERA and 153 strikeouts over 137 innings pitched.
  • In his most recent time out on Tuesday, the righty went eight innings against the Twins, giving up one earned run while surrendering two hits.
  • He will take the hill against a Yankees offense that is batting .237 as a unit (21st in the MLB). They are also slugging a collective .396 (21st in the league) with 144 total home runs (13th in MLB action).
  • The White Sox have been the moneyline favorite in 22 of Giolito’s starts this season, and they went 11-11 in those games.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 14, 2021 at 11:50 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Yankees Stats vs Giolito

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Brett Gardner 7 .143 1 1 1 .250 .821
DJ LeMahieu 7 .286 2 0 2 .444 .730
Joey Gallo 4 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Luke Voit 3 .333 1 1 1 .667 2.000
Rougned Odor 3 .333 1 0 1 .333 1.000
Jonathan Davis 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Aaron Judge 2 .000 0 0 1 .000 .000
Giancarlo Stanton 2 .500 1 1 4 .667 2.667

Yankees Probable Starter Nestor Cortes Jr.

  • Cortes (0-1) will take the mound for the Yankees, his sixth start of the season.
  • The left-hander’s last start was on Wednesday, when he tossed 5 2/3 innings while giving up four earned runs on seven hits in a matchup with the Royals.
  • The White Sox have scored 582 runs this season, which ranks seventh in MLB. They have 955 hits, 12th in baseball, with 139 home runs (17th in the league).
  • His team has been victorious in 50% of the games he’s started as the moneyline underdog with a record of 2-2.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 14, 2021 at 11:50 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

White Sox Stats vs Cortes Jr.

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Eloy Jiménez 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000
Tim Anderson 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000
Cesar Hernández 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Leury García 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000
José Abreu 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000
Brian Goodwin 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

White Sox Betting Trends

  • The White Sox score an average of 4.9 runs per home game and 5.0 per contest away from Guaranteed Rate Field.
  • The White Sox are the seventh-highest scoring team in baseball averaging 5.0 runs per game (582 total).
  • The White Sox have won 64.1% of the games this season when they were favored on the moneyline (59-33).
  • Chicago has gone 30-15 in games it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -165 or shorter (66.7%).
  • Chicago has had an over/under set by oddsmakers 115 times, and has combined with opponents to go over the total in 54 of those games (54-56-5).
  • Chicago went 5-5 over the 10 games it was moneyline favorites in its last 10 matchups.
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Yankees Betting Trends

  • The Yankees rank 21st in the league with 494 total runs scored this season.
  • In away games this season, they have scored a total of 243 runs (4.1 per game) while pushing across 251 total at home, an average of 4.4 per contest.
  • The Yankees have won 10, or 50%, of the 20 games they’ve played as underdogs this season.
  • New York has played as an underdog of +145 or more once this season and won that game.
  • New York and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 50 of their 116 opportunities.
  • New York has been the underdog twice in the last 10 games and split those matchups 1-1.

White Sox Players to Watch

  • Jose Abreu has racked up a team-best 24 home runs and 86 runs batted in.
  • Abreu ranks 16th in HR (24), and third in RBI (86) among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Abreu heads into this game on an 11-game hitting streak. During that streak he is batting .370 with three doubles, six home runs, two walks and eight RBIs.
  • Tim Anderson is batting .299 with 24 doubles, a triple, 13 home runs and 17 walks.
  • Anderson ranks ninth in hits (126), and 16th in AVG (.299) among qualified hitters in baseball.
  • Anderson has safely hit in five straight games. During that streak he is batting .400 with two doubles, three home runs and six RBIs.

White Sox Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Tim Anderson 422 .299 73 13 47 .327 .780
José Abreu 409 .257 62 24 86 .338 .829
César Hernández 376 .231 60 18 47 .307 .738
Yoán Moncada 376 .250 51 10 49 .365 .753
Andrew Vaughn 323 .260 48 13 37 .332 .778
Leury García 297 .239 42 3 40 .318 .651
Zack Collins 163 .196 20 4 23 .311 .642
Brian Goodwin 159 .233 26 7 22 .313 .747
Luis Robert 111 .315 13 2 11 .353 .839
Adam Engel 105 .248 19 7 18 .339 .844

Yankees Players to Watch

  • Aaron Judge leads New York in home runs with 26, runs batted in with 63 and his batting average of .286 is also best on his team.
  • Judge’s .369 OBP ranks 20th, and his 26 HR rank sixth among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Judge enters this game on a five-game hitting streak, during which he’s hitting
  • Giancarlo Stanton has 90 hits and an OBP of .357 to go with a slugging percentage of .450 this season.

Yankees Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
DJ LeMahieu 441 .272 56 7 47 .349 .721
Aaron Judge 384 .286 61 26 63 .369 .900
Giancarlo Stanton 347 .259 42 18 56 .357 .807
Joey Gallo 310 .223 57 25 55 .372 .862
Rougned Odor 261 .218 32 13 36 .294 .704
Brett Gardner 261 .211 35 5 22 .324 .650
Luke Voit 132 .220 14 4 15 .304 .652
Kyle Higashioka 131 .176 15 7 17 .253 .642
Tyler Wade 92 .272 23 0 4 .337 .674
Jonathan Davis 70 .143 16 1 4 .282 .482

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