Mobile version of this content for your phone at PregameMobile.com (click now to access)

Pick Archive

The Pros
(expert handicappers)
Dave Essler | today's note
* World Series Triple Dime *Biggest Post Season (12-3) Bet ! $22.00 Add to Cart
Fezzik | today's note
CFB EARLY BIRD NXT WEEK PACKAGEON FIRE CFB ALL YEAR! $29.00 (for Thursday) Add to Cart
Goodfella | today's note
GOODFELLA 7-DAY ALL ACCESS PACKAGEALL PLAYS -ALL SPORTS-ONE LOW PRICE $119.00 $89.00 Add to Cart
Stephen Nover | today's note
MLB PLAYOFF GAME OF YEAR31-20-1 Run on 3*'s; Biggest Play! $29.00 Add to Cart
Tony George | today's note
World Series Game 1 Winner11-5 MLB run $16.00 Add to Cart
Scott Spreitzer | today's note
WORLD SERIES GAME-1 KNOCKOUT!42-21 MLB Winning Run! $20.00 Add to Cart
Teddy Covers | today's note
Big Ticket 3* ThursdayTV Winner75% NFL Run, 67% Football L2 Weeks $19.00 (for Thursday) Add to Cart
Bryan Leonard | today's note
Bryan's 7 Day All Access PackageSaves up to 50% OFF on DAILY ACCESS $149.00 Add to Cart
JR ODonnell | today's note
Free Pick: Arizona at Nashville
2* Royals/San Fran WS Gm 1Our Best MLB Gm 1 Banger $15.00 Add to Cart
Dr. Ed Meyer | see more
Dr. Ed's 7 Day All Access PackageSaves up to 50% OFF on DAILY ACCESS $119.00 Add to Cart
Greg Shaker | today's note
Greg's 7 Day ALL ACCESS packageSaves up to 50% OFF on DAILY ACCESS $119.00 Add to Cart
Spartan | today's note
SPARTANS 7 DAY ALL ACCESS PACKAGESaves up to 50% OFF on DAILY ACCESS $119.00 Add to Cart
Brady Kannon | today's note
World Series Game OneOn A 5-and-0 PostSeason Run $16.00 Add to Cart
Dollar-A-Day | see more
5-Pros: 5 Premium Picks DailyLess than $1 a Day! $1 Week Trial! $29.00 $1.00 Add to Cart
Bulk Dollars | see more
$300 gets you $500 40% Bonus on Your Money! $500.00 $300.00 Add to Cart
See all the Pregame Pros
Pregame.com is the lowest priced top-quality pick site on the net! (less than so-called "gua­rant­eed picks")
Pregame Rewards
Rewards Dollars:
10% of purchases
Rewards Points:
20% of purchases
Find out more
Discounts Available
0
See all discounts
Shopping Cart
SubTotal: 0 Items $0.00
Discount: $0.00
Pregame Dollars: $0.00
Promotion Code: $0.00
Total: $0.00
Checkout
Pregame Deals
Tweets from Pros
Pregame is the most quoted sports betting site in the world! (See latest)
Fri, 05/23/14 - 8:10 PM Bryan Leonard | MLB Total
Free pick 974 CWS / 973 NYY Under 9 Bookmaker.com
Results: L, 0
Analysis:
974 NY Yankees at Chicago White Sox

The Yankees and White Sox will continue their four-game weekend set with a matchup between right-handers as Hiroki Kuroda takes the mound against Hector Noesi. Kuroda has pitched better than last year by SIERA, but some bad luck with fly balls and the Yankee Stadium park factor have hurt his season. Kuroda still possesses elite command with a walk rate below four percent and a strikeout rate of 18,7 percent, which is right around league average.

Kuroda's ERA is 4.61, but his FIP is 3.94 and his xFIP is 3.46. His HR/FB% is three percent above his career average and he's stranding just 61.6 percent of his baserunners. Kuroda's problems have largely been at home, where he has a 5.60 ERA and 4.56 FIP in 35.1 innings. On the road, Kuroda has posted a 2.79 ERA and a 2.81 FIP over 17.1 innings. Kuroda's advanced metrics show some improvement and his style of pitching is a good matchup against a very aggressive White Sox lineup.

Hector Noesi has had mixed results as a starter, but he's taking on a Yankees lineup that has performed five percent below average on the road this season. Even though Noesi's line drive rate is only a little above league average, his BABIP against is .376, which should come down. Noesi has a chase rate above 30 percent and a swinging strike rate above 11 percent. Noesi's SIERA is 3.99, so his numbers should be around league average, but the BABIP is skewing them a bit.

Given the advanced metrics of both guys, a total of nine seems a bit high for this game. The White Sox have fallen off offensively since their hot start to the season as they rank 19th in wOBA in the month of May and lead the league in strikeout rate at over 24 percent.

PLAY: NYY/CWS UNDER

Strong Friday card highlighted by our Grand Slam Game of the Month. Three paid selections on the docket including this 2 unit play we are releasing for free. Join us on Friday as we sweep the MLB board. 


Pick Made: May 23 2014 5:32AM PST
> See Bryan Leonard's Premium Picks
Start with Trust!
Privacy: 100% - No Spam Ever!   Security: Yes - SSL encrypted!   Satisfaction: Guaranteed!
Pregame.com is located and licensed in Las Vegas, Nevada.