Astros vs White Sox Today: Picks, Predictions, Moneyline and Odds – Tuesday, August 16

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At Guaranteed Rate Field on Tuesday, the Houston Astros play the Chicago White Sox (four consecutive wins) at 8:10 PM ET. On the mound for the Astros will be Justin Verlander (15-3), opposed by the White Sox’s Dylan Cease (12-5).

The Astros are currently a moderate moneyline favorite (-125) on the road at the White Sox (+106). The over/under for the Astros-White Sox game is 7.

Astros vs. White Sox Odds

Run Line

Houston Astros (-1.5)

Moneyline

Astros (-125)

Total

7 Runs (Over: -107, Under: -114)

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

  • Game Day: Tuesday, August 16, 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

Yesterday, the White Sox claimed a 4-2 victory over the Astros, with Johnny Cueto (8.00 IP, 1 R, 6 H, 3 K) earning the win for the White Sox. Eloy Jimenez went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBI to lead the offensive showing. Rafael Montero (0.00 IP, 3 R, 3 H, 0 K) took the loss for the Astros.

Betting Trends

Astros Betting Records and Team Stats

The Astros have entered the game as favorites 101 times this season and won 68, or 67.3%, of those games. This season, Houston has won 60 of its 89 games, or 67.4%, when favored by at least -125 on the moneyline. The bookmakers’ moneyline implies a 55.6% chance of a victory for the Astros. Houston’s games have gone over the total in 44 of their 117 chances. The Astros are 61-56-0 ATS in their 117 games with a spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Yordan Alvarez 99 .297 (18) .400 (3) .622 (2) 7.5% (3) 19.2% (68) 14.3% (6)
Alex Bregman 113 .258 (69) .366 (20) .449 (49) 3.4% (60) 12.2% (12) 13.5% (8)
Kyle Tucker 109 .249 (86) .333 (69) .465 (34) 4.9% (20) 16.0% (40) 11.3% (28)
Jose Altuve 100 .277 (38) .366 (20) .499 (18) 4.4% (32) 14.2% (20) 10.7% (38)
Yuli Gurriel 106 .243 (101) .289 (132) .380 (114) 1.7% (116) 12.3% (13) 5.1% (135)

White Sox Betting Records and Team Stats

The White Sox have been chosen as underdogs in 41 games this year and have walked away with the win 19 times (46.3%) in those games. Chicago has a win-loss record of 14-18 when favored by +106 or worse by oddsmakers this year. The White Sox have an implied victory probability of 48.5% according to the moneyline set for this matchup. Chicago and their opponents have gone over in 51 of their 116 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season. In 116 games with a line this season, the White Sox have a mark of 53-63-0 against the spread.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
José Abreu 114 .303 (10) .379 (10) .463 (35) 2.8% (83) 16.0% (40) 10.1% (43)
Andrew Vaughn 93 .299 (16) .348 (41) .471 (30) 3.3% (63) 15.7% (35) 5.6% (127)
Luis Robert 82 .301 (-) .336 (-) .454 (-) 3.4% (-) 18.4% (-) 4.2% (-)
A.J. Pollock 95 .246 (-) .295 (-) .378 (-) 2.0% (-) 19.3% (-) 6.5% (-)
Josh Harrison 87 .246 (-) .312 (-) .377 (-) 2.0% (-) 16.4% (-) 5.6% (-)

Astros vs. White Sox Picks and Predictions

Our top pick for Astros vs. White Sox is the Astros (-125 on the moneyline) as the pick to win. As for the total, we prefer the over on 7 runs.

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WRITTEN BY

Stacy Sailer

Stacy has been a baseball fan for as long as she can remember. She admits that she grew up as a spoiled Yankees fan in the late-90’s/early 2000’s, but has slowly evolved into a disgruntled Yankees fan due to their lone championship title in the last 21 seasons. She follows other sports, but her first love has always been baseball and loves getting to share her insight and knowledge with the Betsperts community.

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