Chicago White Sox at New York Yankees 5/21/22 – MLB Picks & Predictions

The Saturday MLB schedule will get underway with a matchup between the Chicago White Sox and the New York Yankees from the Bronx. The White Sox (19-19) are starting to heat up at the plate and trail AL Central Division leading Minnesota by three full games. On Thursday, OF Luis Robert homered and drove in four runs to power Chicago to a 7-4 road victory against Kansas City.

Thirty-four year old southpaw Dallas Keuchel (2-3 5.54 ERA) will head to the hill for the White Sox in this contest. Last time out, Keuchel tossed five shutout frames during a 3-2 home victory versus New York.

The New York Yankees have won 14 of their first 18 home games and own the best overall record in the majors. On Thursday, New York OF Giancarlo Stanton hit his 11th home run of the season during a 9-6 road loss against Baltimore. OF Aaron Judge reached base three times and scored twice for the Yankees (28-10).

The Yankees will counter with twenty-seven year old lefty Nestor Cortes (2-1 1.35 ERA) in the series opener. Through 40 innings, Cortes has struck out 49 batters and ranks third in the American League with a 0.85 WHIP.

Recent Betting Trends

  • White Sox are 8-2 in their last 10 road games.
  • Yankees are 22-7 in their last 29 during game 1 of a series.
  • Over is 7-3 in Yankees last 10 overall.
  • Over is 5-2 in Yankees last 7 during game 1 of a series.
  • White Sox are 2-10 in the last 12 meetings.

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