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MLB Betting Preview: Chicago White Sox vs. New York Yankees

August 9, 2023


The New York Yankees enter this game having lost three of their last five games but are coming off a 7-1 win on the road against the Chicago White Sox in game two of the series on Tuesday which also ended their two-game losing streak.

Meanwhile, the Chicago White Sox enter this game having won three of their last five games but are coming off Tuesday’s 1-7 loss at home against the New York Yankees in game two of the series which also ended their three-game winning streak.

BookMaker has the Chicago White Sox listed as -120 money line favorites at home against the New York Yankees and has set the total for the over/under plays at 8.5 runs. Which team will come away with the series win by winning game three of the series on Wednesday evening? Let’s take a deeper dive into how these teams are performing this season.

New York Yankees Team Preview

The New York Yankees enter this game with an overall record of 59-55 which puts them in 4th place in the AL East and are coming off a 7-1 win in game two of the series against the Chicago White Sox.

Offensively, New York scored seven runs off 13 hits with four of the runs coming in the 4th inning which included Giancarlo Stanton and Billy McKinney scoring off a double hit by Isiah Kiner-Falefa.

The Yankees will send Luis Severino to the mound for game three of the series against the White Sox on Wednesday. Severino is 2-6 this season with a 7.74 ERA while recording 54 strikeouts.

Chicago White Sox Team Preview

The Chicago White Sox enter this game with an overall record of 46-69 which puts them in 4th place in the AL Central and are coming off a 1-7 loss against the New York Yankees in game two of the series.

Offensively, the White Sox scored one run off six hits with the lone run coming in the 4th inning when Luis Robert hit a one-run home run.

Mike Clevinger will take the mound for Chicago against New York on Wednesday for game three of the series. Clevinger is 4-5 this season with a 3.75 ERA while recording 58 strikeouts.

Series Trends and Game Pick

Chicago has won six of the last ten games in the series, however, New York has outscored Chicago by an average of 3.3 to 3.2 runs per game in those matchups. The Yankees have won two of the last three games in the series and have won by an average score of 3.67 to 2 in those contests.

The under has hit in eight of the last ten games in the series with the teams combining for an average of 6.5 runs per game in those contests. The under has hit in the last three games in the series with the teams combining for an average of 5.67 runs per game in those matchups.

New York enters this game with a better record and has been the better team most recently in the series, winning two of the last three games. The Yankees have won by an average margin of 1.67 runs per game over the last three games in the series. As a result, I am taking the money line for the New York Yankees at +100 on BookMaker for this matchup on Wednesday evening.

Spooky Express Pick: New York Yankees Money Line (+100)