Yankees Vs White Sox: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – May 21, 2022

Written By Staff on May 21, 2022

The New York Yankees (28-10) host the Chicago White Sox (19-19) on Saturday to start a three-game series, with the first pitch at 1:05 PM ET at Yankee Stadium. The Yankees head into the matchup following a series win over the Orioles, and the White Sox are coming off a series win over the Royals. New York’s (-230 to win) Nestor Cortes and Chicago’s (+191) Dallas Keuchel will take the mound first.

The betting insights in this article are based off odds valid as of May 21, 2022 at 9:24 AM ET.

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Yankees vs White Sox Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Cortes (NYY) Pitcher Keuchel (CHW)
2 – 1 W/L 2 – 3
40.0 IP 26.0
1.35 ERA 5.88
0.825 WHIP 1.962
11 K/9 5.5
2.5 BB/9 5.2

Yankees Probable Starter Nestor Cortes

  • Nestor Cortes Jr. (2-1 with a 1.35 ERA and 49 strikeouts in 40 innings pitched) makes the start for the Yankees, his eighth of the season.
  • In his most recent appearance on Sunday, the lefty tossed 8 2/3 innings against the Chicago White Sox, allowing one earned run while surrendering three hits.
  • The 27-year-old has a 1.35 ERA and 11 strikeouts per nine innings in seven games this season.
  • Cortes is looking to secure his third straight quality start in this outing.
  • He will take the hill against a White Sox offense that ranks 22nd in MLB with 290 total hits (on a .230 batting average). The squad also slugs a collective .352 (25th in MLB) with 33 total home runs (18th in MLB).
  • Among pitchers who qualify in MLB play this season, the 27-year-old ranks first in ERA (1.35), second in WHIP (.825), and fifth in K/9 (11).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 21, 2022 at 9:24 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

White Sox Probable Starter Dallas Keuchel

  • Keuchel (2-3) will take to the mound for the White Sox and make his seventh start of the season.
  • The left-hander allowed four hits in 5 2/3 scoreless innings pitched against the New York Yankees on Saturday.
  • The 34-year-old has pitched in six games this season with an ERA of 5.88 and 5.5 strikeouts per nine innings.
  • He has started six games this season, earning a quality start (6 or more IP, 3 or fewer ER) in one of them.
  • The Yankees have scored 187 runs this season, which ranks fourth in MLB. They have 307 hits, 12th in baseball, with 55 home runs (second in the league).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 21, 2022 at 9:24 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Yankees Betting Trends

  • The Yankees have gone 26-10 in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 72.2% of those games).
  • New York has played in eight games as a moneyline favorite with odds of -230 or shorter and won every time.
  • Based on this contest’s moneyline, the Yankees have an implied win probability of 69.7%.
  • New York has combined with opponents to hit the over on the total 17 times this season for a 17-21-0 record against the over/under.
  • The Yankees have collected a 20-18-0 record against the spread this season (covering 52.6% of the time).
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White Sox Betting Trends

  • This season, the White Sox have won three out of the 10 games in which they’ve been the underdog.
  • Chicago has not entered a game this season with longer moneyline odds than +191.
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the White Sox have a 34.4% chance to win.
  • Chicago’s games have gone over the total in 14 of their 38 chances.
  • The White Sox are 18-20-0 against the spread this season.

Yankees Players to Watch

  • Aaron Judge has an on-base percentage of .381, a slugging percentage of .664, and has 42 hits, all club-highs for the Yankees. He’s batting .307 with seven doubles, 14 home runs and 17 walks.
  • Among the qualified hitters in MLB action, Judge’s batting average ranks 15th, his on-base percentage ranks 16th, and he is third in the league in slugging.
  • Anthony Rizzo has seven doubles, a triple, 10 home runs and 16 walks while batting .234.
  • Among qualifying hitters, Rizzo ranks 97th in batting average, 58th in on-base percentage, and 17th in slugging.
  • Giancarlo Stanton has three doubles, 11 home runs and 12 walks while batting .289.
  • DJ LeMahieu has nine doubles, two home runs and 13 walks while hitting .275.

Yankees Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Aaron Judge 137 .307 32 14 30 .381 1.045
Anthony Rizzo 137 .234 24 10 24 .340 .858
Giancarlo Stanton 135 .289 15 11 35 .340 .896
DJ LeMahieu 131 .275 20 2 14 .354 .743
Josh Donaldson 123 .252 16 5 14 .361 .800
Gleyber Torres 116 .241 10 5 19 .286 .726
Isiah Kiner-Falefa 114 .263 19 0 10 .320 .636
Joey Gallo 102 .176 11 5 7 .294 .627
Aaron Hicks 97 .196 12 1 7 .331 .568
Kyle Higashioka 62 .161 6 0 5 .217 .427

White Sox Players to Watch

  • Tim Anderson has 47 hits and an OBP of .386 to go with a slugging percentage of .493. All three of those stats are best among Chicago hitters this season.
  • Of all the qualifying hitters in the big leagues, Anderson is fourth in batting average, 12th in on-base percentage and 24th in slugging percentage.
  • Luis Robert has collected 37 hits this season to earn an on-base percentage of .338.
  • Robert is currently 19th in batting average, 64th in on-base percentage and 30th in slugging percentage among all qualified players.
  • Jose Abreu is batting .201 with a .321 slugging percentage and 14 RBI this year.
  • Andrew Vaughn has four home runs, 12 RBI and a batting average of .257 this season.

White Sox Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Tim Anderson 136 .346 20 4 15 .386 .879
José Abreu 134 .201 15 3 14 .294 .615
Luis Robert 123 .301 21 6 17 .338 .810
Yasmani Grandal 114 .175 5 2 8 .286 .532
Gavin Sheets 98 .204 7 4 10 .257 .614
Leury García 96 .198 8 2 9 .212 .504
A.J. Pollock 86 .221 8 1 9 .258 .572
Adam Engel 83 .217 11 1 4 .278 .603
Josh Harrison 77 .182 12 0 2 .259 .545
Andrew Vaughn 74 .257 6 4 12 .317 .776

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