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Houston Sends Brad Peacock vs James Shields in Chicago White Sox vs Astros Game

Minute Maid Park hosts an MLB battle between the Houston Astros and the visiting Chicago White Sox on Wednesday.

Brad Peacock will take the mound for the Houston Astros, and he'll carry a 11-2 record into the contest. James Shields gets the ball for the Chicago White Sox; he's 4-6 so far this season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Chicago White Sox listed as underdogs of 245 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 9.5, check for odds updates at MyBookie.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the White Sox to win this game 3.5-2.1. 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

The Houston Astros bring a 92-58 record to the battle against the 60-90 White Sox. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Chicago injuries news.

The Houston Astros sit at No. 20 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Chicago White Sox sit at No. 18 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Houston Astros No. 1 ranked offense (5.45 runs per game) against a Chicago White Sox defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 24 at 5.11 runs allowed per game. The Houston Astros have been averaging 9.77 hits per game, more than the Chicago White Sox have managed so far this season (8.85 hits on average).

Comparing defensive stats, Chicago owns the No. 23-rated road mark, allowing 5.3 runs per game on the highway. Houston, on the other hand, rates No. 12 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chicago looks to rebound from a loss to the Astros, who beat them 3-1 on Tuesday behind a start from C McHugh at Minute Maid Park.

Betting Trends
  • Chi White Sox is 8-2 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Chi White Sox is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • Chi White Sox is 6-16 SU in its last 22 games on the road
  • Chi White Sox is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Houston
  • Houston is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Houston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games
  • Houston is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Houston, Thursday, September 21st