Astros vs White Sox Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 17, 2022

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The Houston Astros (75-43) will visit the Chicago White Sox (61-56), Wednesday at 8:10 PM ET, with the White Sox on a five-game winning streak. The starting pitchers are Framber Valdez (11-4) for the Astros, and Michael Kopech (4-8) for the White Sox.

The Astros are currently a moderate moneyline favorite (-150) on the road at the White Sox (+128). The total for this contest is set at 8.

Astros vs. White Sox Odds

Run Line

Houston Astros (-1.5)

Moneyline

Astros (-150)

Total

8 Runs (Over: -108, Under: -112)

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When, Where, at What Time is Astros vs. White Sox

  • Game Day: Wednesday, August 17, 2022
  • Game Time: 8:10 PM ET
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Stadium: Guaranteed Rate Field

Astros Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Jason Castro 60 Day Injury List Knee
Michael Brantley 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Josh James 60 Day Injury List Back
Blake Taylor 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Ryan Pressly Day-to-day Neck
Jeremy Pena Day-to-day Neck

White Sox Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Tim Anderson 10 Day Injury List Hand
Aaron Bummer 15 Day Injury List Back
Kyle Crick 15 Day Injury List Elbow
Danny Mendick 60 Day Injury List Knee
Jonathan Stiever 60 Day Injury List Back
Garrett Crochet 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Luis Robert Day-to-day Wrist
Joe Kelly Day-to-day Illness

Last Time Out: Astros and White Sox

The White Sox beat the Astros 4-3 yesterday, with Jimmy Lambert getting the win (1.00 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 2 K) and Jose Abreu leading the way offensively (going 3-for-4). Hector Neris (1.00 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 1 K) took the loss for the Astros.

Betting Trends

Astros Betting Records and Team Stats

The Astros have entered the game as favorites 102 times this season and won 68, or 66.7%, of those games. Houston has entered 67 games this season favored by -150 or more and is 43-24 in those contests. The Astros have a 60% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline. So far this season, Houston and its opponents have hit the over in 44 of their 118 games with a total. The Astros have an ATS record of 61-57-0 in 118 games with a spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Yordan Alvarez 100 .296 (17) .400 (4) .618 (2) 7.4% (3) 19.4% (69) 14.4% (5)
Alex Bregman 114 .261 (65) .367 (20) .454 (43) 3.3% (63) 12.1% (12) 13.4% (9)
Kyle Tucker 110 .250 (86) .335 (67) .466 (31) 4.8% (21) 15.8% (38) 11.5% (26)
Jose Altuve 101 .277 (37) .366 (21) .504 (15) 4.6% (25) 14.3% (21) 10.8% (38)
Yuli Gurriel 107 .243 (104) .290 (131) .379 (116) 1.7% (117) 12.4% (13) 5.2% (134)

White Sox Betting Records and Team Stats

The White Sox have been underdogs in 42 games this season and have come away with the win 20 times (47.6%) in those contests. Chicago has a win-loss record of 8-11 when favored by +128 or worse by oddsmakers this year. The White Sox have an implied victory probability of 43.9% according to the moneyline set for this matchup. Contests with Chicago have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in 51 of 117 chances this season. The White Sox have an against the spread record of 54-63-0 in 117 games with a line this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
José Abreu 115 .307 (8) .382 (8) .466 (31) 2.8% (82) 15.9% (39) 10.0% (47)
Andrew Vaughn 94 .296 (17) .344 (47) .466 (31) 3.3% (63) 15.6% (34) 5.5% (130)
Luis Robert 82 .301 (-) .336 (-) .454 (-) 3.4% (-) 18.4% (-) 4.2% (-)
A.J. Pollock 96 .243 (-) .292 (-) .374 (-) 2.0% (-) 19.4% (-) 6.5% (-)
Josh Harrison 88 .250 (-) .315 (-) .379 (-) 1.9% (-) 16.6% (-) 5.5% (-)

Astros vs. White Sox Picks and Predictions

Our prediction for this matchup is the Astros to win (-150 on the moneyline), while we project the total score will go over the total (8 runs).

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WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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