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HOU @ CWS

6:10 pm • NBCS-CHI

Starting Pitchers

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Lucas Giolito logoL. GiolitoChicago White Sox logo4.9011-9
Luis Garcia logoL. GarciaHouston Astros logo3.7215-8

Astros vs. White Sox Odds

Spread, Total, Moneyline

MatchupOpenSpreadTotalMoneyline
Astros
0-0
-1.5
-1.5+125
o8.5-105
-135
White Sox
0-0
u8.5
+1.5-150
u8.5-109
+112
location pinThursday 6:10 p.m.
August 18, 2022
U.S. Cellular FieldChicago

Astros vs. White Sox Game Analysis

Astros vs. White Sox Notes

Keys to the Game

The White Sox are 11-2 (.846) when totaling 5 or more extra base hits this season -- 10th best in MLB; League Avg: .794.
The Astros are 39-6 (.867) when hitting 2 or more home runs this season -- best in MLB; League Avg: .710.
The Astros are 47-3 (.940) when scoring 5 or more runs this season -- best in MLB; League Avg: .799.

Matchup Contrasts

Yordan Alvarez has an OPS of 1.016 this season -- third best in MLB-- 98th Percentile. Lucas Giolito has allowed an OPS of .816 (492 PAs) this season -- 15th worst among starting pitchers with at least 57 total IP-- ninth Percentile.
Jose Altuve has an OPS of .870 this season -- 15th best in MLB-- 90th Percentile. Lucas Giolito has allowed an OPS of .816 (492 PAs) this season -- 15th worst among starting pitchers with at least 57 total IP-- ninth Percentile.

Today's Starting Pitchers

Right-handed hitters have a line drive rate of just 20% (35/177) against Luis Garcia this season -- 4th lowest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 23% -- 94th Percentile.
Opponents have a swing rate of just 38% (232/608) against Luis Garcia on sliders since the start of last season -- lowest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 138 total IP; League Avg: 50% -- first Percentile.
Lucas Giolito has allowed an OPS of .953 (279 PA's) against right-handed batters this season -- 2nd highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 57 total IP; League Avg: .710 -- first Percentile.

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Astros vs. White Sox Expert Picks

HOU
CWS
Over
0
Under
1

Last 5 Matchups

dateopponentscorespreadover/undermoneyline
Aug 18thHOUL 2-3+1.5 WU 8HOU +130
Aug 17thHOUW 4-3+1.5 WU 7CWS +115
Aug 16thHOUW 4-2+1.5 WU 8.5CWS +105
Aug 14thDETW 5-3-1.5 WU 8CWS -215
Aug 13thDETW 6-4-1.5 WO 7.5CWS -200

Astros vs. White Sox Public Betting

72%

Bets%

28%

Money%

Matchup History

Against the Spread (ATS) History

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White Sox
71-9132-4939-4241-6530-25
Astros
86-7641-4045-3670-7016-6

Over/Under History

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White Sox
72-82-837-40-435-42-448-54-424-27-4
Astros
60-94-832-45-428-49-453-80-77-14-1

Straight-Up (ML) History

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White Sox
N/A37-4444-3756-5024-31
Astros
N/A55-2651-3096-4410-12

Astros vs. White Sox Injury Updates

Astros Injuries

  • Michael Brantley

    OF

    Michael Brantley (shoulder) placed on 10-day IL

    Out

  • Jason Castro

    C

    Jason Castro (knee) placed on 10-day IL

    Out

  • Josh James

    P

    James is out with stomach

    Out

White Sox Injuries

  • Kyle Crick

    P

    Crick is out with elbow

    Out

  • Tim Anderson

    IF

    Anderson is out with finger

    Out

  • Michael Kopech

    P

    Michael Kopech (shoulder) placed on 15-day IL

    Out

  • Luis Robert

    OF

    Luis Robert (wrist) placed on 10-day IL

    Out

  • Seby Zavala

    C

    Seby Zavala placed on 7-day concussion IL.

    Out

  • Danny Mendick

    IF

    Mendick is out with knee

    Out

  • Jonathan Stiever

    P

    Stiever is out with back

    Out

  • Garrett Crochet

    P

    Crochet is out with undisclosed

    Out

Astros vs. White Sox Box Score

Astros Player Stats
Projected
PITCHERPCIPKER
RL. Garcia, P
97543
RP. Maton, P
26101
LW. Smith, P
27111
RB. Abreu, P
14130
RR. Montero, P
13120
HITTERSH-ABRHRRBI
1J. Altuve, 2B
2-5201
1M. Dubón, PH
0-1000
1M. Dubón, 2B
0-1000
2Y. Gurriel, 1B
3-5302
3Y. Alvarez, LF
1-3101
3J. Meyers, PH
0-2000
3J. Meyers, CF
0-2000
4A. Bregman, 3B
4-6426
5K. Tucker, RF
4-6203
6T. Mancini, DH
1-4111
6J. Matijevic, PH
1-2100
6J. Matijevic, DH
1-2100
7J. Peña, SS
2-5200
8C. Vázquez, C
4-6302
9C. McCormick, CF
3-6215
9C. McCormick, LF
3-6215
White Sox Player Stats
Projected
PITCHERPCIPKER
RL. Giolito, P
85357
RV. Velasquez, P
51325
RJ. Ruiz, P
45215
RJ. Harrison, P
28114
HITTERSH-ABRHRRBI
1A. Pollock, CF
1-4000
1Y. Grandal, 1B
0-0000
2A. Vaughn, 1B
1-5100
2A. Vaughn, LF
1-5100
3E. Jiménez, LF
1-2100
3A. Engel, CF
0-1000
4J. Abreu, DH
0-4000
4L. Sosa, PH
0-1000
4L. Sosa, 2B
0-1000
5Y. Moncada, 3B
1-3213
6G. Sheets, RF
4-5000
7J. Harrison, 2B
2-4000
8S. Zavala, C
1-4100
9R. Gonzàlez, SS
0-2001

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Astros vs. White Sox Team Totals

MatchupOverUnder
Astros
0-0
o4-115
u4-115
White Sox
0-0
o3.5-125
u3.5-105

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