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Houston Astros vs Chicago White Sox Odds
MLB wagering interest swings to the Chicago vs Houston battle on Tuesday at U.S. Cellular Field as the White Sox try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.
Houston puts its faith in starter Paul Clemens to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 0-0. Getting the ball for the White Sox is Jose Quintana, who owns a 7-4 record on the season with a 3.67 ERA.
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the White Sox as -186 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 9 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the White Sox rated this week at No. 12 and the Astros sitting at No. 15.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Chicago's No. 15-rated American League offense, averaging 3.8 runs per game, against a Astros defense that ranks No. 15 in the American League at 5.3 in runs allowed per game. The White Sox have averaged 8.7 hits per game so far, more than Astros batters have averaged on the year (8.1 hits per game).
Comparing defensive stats, Houston owns the American League's No. 14-rated road mark, allowing 4.9 runs per game on the highway. Chicago, on the other hand, rates No. 14 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Houston was a 10-8 winner on the road against the White Sox. Bettors on Houston at +138 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (18) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Houston looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the White Sox, a 10-8 final on Monday in support of Brett Oberholtzer at U.S. Cellular Field.
Houston Astros Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Chi White Sox are 7-3
After playing Chi White Sox are 5-5
After a win are 2-8
Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Houston are 3-7
After playing Houston are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
A few Astros at White Sox trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Houston's last 7 games on the road
Houston is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
Chi White Sox are 8-2 SU in their last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games when playing at home against Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi White Sox's last 8 games
Chi White Sox are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games when playing at home against Houston
Houston at Chi White Sox, Wednesday, August 28