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MLB Odds Betting - Chicago White Sox Underdogs vs Astros at Houston

The Houston Astros will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Chicago White Sox invade Minute Maid Park on Friday.

It's a pitching duel between Mike Fiers for the Houston Astros (5-3 on the year) and Miguel Gonzalez for Chicago White Sox (1-3 so far).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Houston was a -153 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 9.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.7-5.2 win for the Astros. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Chicago White Sox vs Houston Astros Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Houston (42-37) will face the 40-39 White Sox in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Chicago injuries news.

The Houston Astros vs Chicago White Sox odds would favor the Astros if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Houston is rated No. 2 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Chicago is at No. 23.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Chicago White Sox rank No. 18 at 8.47 hits per game. That compares with the Houston Astros No. 19 ranking in that category.

Houston owns the No. 7 defense, allowing 4.53 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Chicago's No. 13-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chicago looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Twins, a 6-5 final on Thursday in support of C Rodon at U.S. Cellular Field.

Houston got the job done in their last match in a 10-4 victory over Los Angeles on Wednesday at Angel Stadium behind starter D Keuchel.

Betting Trends
  • Chi White Sox is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games
  • Chi White Sox is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
  • Chi White Sox is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Chi White Sox is 5-13 SU in its last 18 games on the road
  • Houston is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Houston is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Houston's last 20 games
  • Houston is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Houston, Saturday, July 2nd