MLB Thursday Betting Trends & Stat Insights for Yankees vs White Sox – Luis Luis Gil, DJ LeMahieu, Dylan Cease
Gleyber Torres and the Yankees go head-to-head against Luis Robert and the White Sox today. Yesterday, Torres provided the bulk of the offense for the Yankees, driving in all 5 runs. Meanwhile, it's been Robert who has been hot for the White Sox. Over the last week, he's batting .333 with 5 runs, 3 RBIs, 1 home run, and 1 stolen base.
Luis Gil, making his first start of the season in the majors, is an extreme flyball pitcher (38% FB% per THE BAT projections) and is stuck pitching in the #1 HR venue among all parks in this matchup.
Aaron Hicks has primarily hit in the back-half of the lineup this year (61% of the time), but he is projected to hit 1st in the lineup in this game.
DJ LeMahieu has a 100th percentile opposite-field rate on his fly balls (46.4%) and has the good fortune of hitting them towards the league's 9th-shallowest RF fences today.
White Sox Insights:
Dylan Cease has gone to his slider 6.5% more often this year (35.9%) than he did last year (29.4%).market
The Chicago White Sox have been the unluckiest offense in MLB this year, according to THE BAT X, and are likely to positively regress in future games
The New York Yankees have hit the 1H Total Under in 7 of their last 8 games (+7.00 Units / 76% ROI)
The Chicago White Sox have hit the 1H Total Under in 21 of their last 29 games (+13.40 Units / 42% ROI)
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