Yankees Vs White Sox: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – May 23, 2021

Written By PlayPicks Staff on May 23, 2021

The New York Yankees (27-19) roll into Sunday’s matchup with the Chicago White Sox (26-18) looking to extend a five-game winning streak. The contest starts at 1:05 PM ET on MLB Network with the Yankees listed as -137 favorites on the moneyline. New York’s Jameson Taillon and Chicago’s Dallas Keuchel have been named the starters for this contest.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of May 23, 2021, 2:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to place a bet at DraftKings.

Yankees vs White Sox Betting Lines

Yankees Betting Insights

  • This season, the Yankees have been favored 44 times and won 26, or 59.1%, of those games.
  • This season, New York has won 18 of its 33 games, or 54.5%, when favored by at least -137 on the moneyline.
  • The implied probability of a win from the Yankees, based on the moneyline, is 55.8%.
  • In their last 10 games with a total, the Yankees and their opponents have failed to hit the over five times.

Yankees Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 7-3
Runs Per Game 4.2
HR 10
ERA 3.41
K/9 9.4

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White Sox Betting Insights

  • The White Sox have been chosen as underdogs in 10 games this year and have walked away with the win four times (40%) in those games.
  • Chicago has played as an underdog of +118 or more just one time this year and came away with a loss in that game.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the White Sox have a 44.2% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.
  • When it comes to the over/under, the White Sox and their foes are 3-7 in their last 10 contests.

White Sox Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 5-5
Runs Per Game 3.7
HR 10
ERA 3.66
K/9 10.3

White Sox Probable Pitcher – Dallas Keuchel

  • Keuchel (3-1) takes the mound first for the White Sox in his 10th start of the season. He has a 4.44 ERA in 50 2/3 innings pitched, with 24 strikeouts.
  • In his last time out on Monday against the Twins, the left-hander went seven innings, allowing three earned runs while surrendering seven hits.
  • The 33-year-old’s stats are not among league leaders in WHIP and K/9 among qualifying pitchers this season.
  • Keuchel will try to prolong a nine-game streak of going five or more innings (he’s averaging 5.2 innings per appearance).
  • The White Sox are 2-2 in Keuchel’s four starts this season that they were the underdog on the moneyline.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of May 23, 2021 at 2:31 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Yankees Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 27-19
Home 13-9
Road 14-10
vs LHP (Starters) 6-6
vs RHP (Starters) 21-13
Day Games 2-3
Night Games 25-16

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Yankees Probable Pitcher – Jameson Taillon

  • Taillon (1-3) will take the mound for the Yankees, his ninth start of the season.
  • The right-hander gave up four earned runs and allowed six hits in 4 1/3 innings pitched against the Rangers on Wednesday.
  • The 29-year-old has an ERA of 5.73, 11 strikeouts per nine innings and a batting average against of .257 in eight games this season.
  • Taillon has made three starts of five or more innings in eight chances this season, and averages 4.1 frames when he pitches.
  • His team has a record of 3-4 this season when he starts and they are the favorite on the moneyline.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of May 23, 2021 at 2:31 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

White Sox Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 26-18
Home 14-8
Road 12-10
vs LHP (Starters) 9-3
vs RHP (Starters) 17-15
Day Games 1-2
Night Games 25-16

Yankees Hitting Stats

  • The Yankees rank 10th in baseball with 58 home runs. They average 1.3 per game.
  • The Yankees have a 10-6 record this season in games when they hit two or more homers.
  • New York has hit 10 home runs during the past 10 games.
  • The Yankees bring a five-game winning streak into this matchup, over which the team is batting .272 and averaging 4.0 runs per game.
  • Aaron Judge leads New York in home runs with 12, runs batted in with 25 and his batting average of .307 is also best on his team.
  • Gio Urshela has 40 hits and an OBP of .331 to go with a slugging percentage of .431 this season.

White Sox Hitting Stats

  • The White Sox have hit just 41 homers this season, which ranks 27th in the league.
  • They’ve hit two or more homers in 10 games this season and are 9-1 in those matchups.
  • Chicago has 10 homers over its last 10 games.
  • Yermin Mercedes leads the White Sox with a .347 batting average.
  • Yoan Moncada has 10 doubles, three home runs and 28 walks while batting .284.

Game Prediction

Moneyline Pick: White Sox (+118)

Over/Under Pick: Under (9)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm derived from offensive performance metrics and probable starting pitchers.

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