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Chicago White Sox Starter Derek Holland Out to Silence Houston Astros Bats in MLB Contest

Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at Guaranteed Rate Field on Tuesday as the host Chicago White Sox battle the Houston Astros in baseball betting odds action.

Derek Holland will take the mound for the Chicago White Sox, and he'll carry a 5-11 record into the contest. Dallas Keuchel gets the ball for the Houston Astros; he's 9-1 so far this season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the Chicago White Sox as 213 underdogs on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 9.5 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Astros to win this game 5.8-3.9. 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 41-68 heading into this matchup, while the Houston Astros sit at 71-40 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Houston injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 30-rated Chicago White Sox and the league No. 14-ranked Houston Astros, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Chicago White Sox No. 25-rated offense, averaging 4.27 runs per game, against a Houston Astros defense that ranks No. 9 at 4.38 in runs allowed per game. The Chicago White Sox have averaged 8.66 hits per game so far, less than Houston Astros batters have averaged on the year (10.22 hits per game).

Comparing defensive stats, Houston owns the No. 15-rated road mark, allowing 4.58 runs per game on the highway. Chicago, on the other hand, rates No. 20 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Houston looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Blue Jays, a 7-6 final on Sunday in support of M Fiers at Minute Maid Park.

Chicago didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 6-3 to Boston on Sunday at Fenway Park.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Houston is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 11 of Houston's last 16 games
  • Houston is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Chi White Sox is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Chi White Sox is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games
  • Chi White Sox is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Chicago, Wednesday, August 9th