Chicago White Sox vs New York Yankees Prediction MLB Picks 5/19/24

New York Yankees (32-15) vs Chicago White Sox (14-32)

Game Info: Sunday, May 19, 2024 at 1:35 pm (Yankee Stadium)

Carlos Rodon (4-2) (2.94) vs Chris Flexen (2-3) (4.46)

Betting Odds: New York Yankees -303 / Chicago White Sox +248 --- Over/Under: 8.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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In this article we will formulate a Chicago White Sox vs New York Yankees prediction for this MLB game on Sunday, May 19th at Yankee Stadium in New York. To formulate this prediction for game three in the series, we will examine:

  • The White Sox recent form and recent player performance 
  • The Yankees recent form and recent play performance
  • Recent Betting trends and streaks involving Chicago
  • Recent Betting trends and streaks involving New York
  • Recent betting trends in games played between Chicago and New York
  • A summary that ties it all together and produces a favorable betting outcome for Today’s Game between Chicago and New York

White Sox Looking for More Offense

The Chicago White Sox are 14-32 this year and they have lost four of their last six games. Chicago has lost the first two games in this series and they have only scored three runs in two games. Prior to this series, the White Sox won two out of three against Washington, won three out of four against Cleveland, and lost two out of three against Tampa Bay. Chicago has shown some improvement over the last few weeks, but they are still last in the AL Central and nine games behind Detroit for fourth. 

The Chicago pitching staff has a 4.48 ERA, a 1.36 WHIP, and a .241 opponent batting average. The White Sox offense has scored 131 runs with a .216 batting average and a .274 on base percentage. Andrew Vaughn is batting .207 with three home runs and 15 RBI’s for the White Sox this season. Chicago is last in the MLB in runs scored this season and they have scored two runs or fewer in three straight games. 

Yankees Continue to Roll 

The New York Yankees are 32-15 this season and they have won six games in a row. New York has won the first two games in this series by scores of 4-2 and 6-1. Prior to this series, the Yankees swept the Twins in three games, won two out of three games against the Rays, and won two out of three against the Astros. New York has won 12 of their last 14 games and they are leading the AL East by two games over Baltimore. 

The New York pitching staff has a 2.83 ERA, a 1.15 WHIP, and a .214 opponent batting average. The Yankees offense has scored 226 runs with a .255 batting average and a .337 on base percentage. Juan Soto is batting .317 with 11 home runs and 37 RBI’s for the Yankees this season. New York has the number one team ERA in all of baseball and they have allowed two runs or fewer in five straight games. 

Starting Pitchers

The projected starting pitcher for Chicago is Chris Flexen, who is 2-3 with a 4.46 ERA and a 1.26 WHIP over 40.1 innings pitched this season. Flexen has allowed two earned runs or fewer in three of his last four starts, but did allow three earned runs and seven hits over 4.2 innings against the Nationals in his last outing. The projected starting pitcher for New York is Carlos Rodon, who is 4-2 with a 3.31 ERA and a 1.22 WHIP over 49.0 innings pitched this year. Rodon has allowed two earned runs or fewer in four of his last five starts. 

Why the New York Yankees will win

The White Sox have lost each of their last nine Sunday day games against teams that held a winning record.The Yankees have won each of their last seven games against AL Central opponents following a win.The Yankees have covered the run line in each of their last seven games against AL Central opponents following a win.The White Sox have failed to cover the run line each of their last four day games against teams that held a winning record.The White Sox have trailed after 5 innings in each of their last four games at Yankee Stadium.

Why the Chicago White Sox will win

The White Sox have won three of their last four games as underdogs against the Yankees following a loss.The White Sox have covered the run line in seven of their last eight Sunday games as underdogs against AL East opponents.

Total Runs Facts

Eight of the White Sox's last nine games as underdogs have gone UNDER the total runs line.Each of the Yankees' last five games have gone UNDER the total runs line.The 'Inning 1 OVER 0.5 runs' market has hit in each of the Yankees' last seven home games.The 'Inning 1 UNDER 0.5 runs' market has hit in each of the White Sox's last seven Sunday day games against American League opponents.

Chicago White Sox vs New York Yankees Prediction 

The Yankees come into this game looking for their seventh win in a row and they are 15-6 at home this season. New York has been great with their pitching and they will start Rodon, who has been very solid this season. Chicago has played better in recent series, but they are only 4-18 on the road. Chicago is starting Chris Flexen, who has actually pitched pretty well in his last four starts. My Chicago White Sox vs New York Yankees prediction is for this game to go under the total. 

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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