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Chicago White Sox Starter Carlos Rodon Out to Silence Houston Astros Bats in MLB Contest

The Houston Astros will look to pick up a road win when they take on the White Sox in Chicago at Guaranteed Rate Field on Thursday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

Chicago sends Carlos Rodon out against Brad Peacock for the Houston Astros in this game. Rodon is 1-4 with a 4.65 ERA on the season, while Peacock is 10-1 on the year and has a 3.20 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Chicago sat as 162 underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 10, according to MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.2-5.1 win for the Astros on Thursday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Houston Astros vs Chicago White Sox Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Chicago White Sox sport a record of 43-68 heading into this matchup, while the Houston Astros sit at 71-42 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Houston injuries news.

This game puts the Chicago White Sox, most recently No. 30 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Houston Astros, who rate a No. 14 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Chicago White Sox No. 24-rated offense, averaging 4.32 runs per game, against a Houston Astros defense that ranks No. 11 at 4.43 in runs allowed per game. The Chicago White Sox have averaged 8.72 hits per game so far, less than Houston Astros batters have averaged on the year (10.17 hits per game).

Chicago owns the No. 21 defense, allowing 4.32 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Houston's No. 11-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Houston looks to rebound from a loss to the White Sox, who beat them 7-1 on Wednesday behind a start from M Gonzalez at Guaranteed Rate Field.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Houston is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 12 of Houston's last 18 games
  • Houston is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Chi White Sox is 5-20 SU in its last 25 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games
  • Chi White Sox is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Chi White Sox is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Texas, Friday, August 11th
Chicago home to Kansas City, Friday, August 11th

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