8:10 pm
June 17

White Sox @ Astros

Who will WIN this matchup?

Chicago White Sox (30-31)

@ Houston Astros (39-24)


Starting Pitchers:

Giolito (CHW): 4-2; 3.88 ERA

Valdez (HOU) 6-3; 2.64 ERA


Current odds:

Chicago White Sox: (+143)

Houston Astros: (-169)


The starting line-up for the White Sox is as follows:


The starting line-up for the Astros is as follows:


The Chicago White Sox take on the Houston Astros after Yoan Moncada had five hits against the Tigers on Wednesday.

Houston is 39-24 overall and 16-10 in home games. The Astros have a 21-10 record in games when they record eight or more hits.

Chicago has a 17-14 record on the road and a 30-31 record overall. The White Sox have gone 7-3 in games when they hit two or more home runs.

Friday’s game is the first time these teams square off this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Yordan Alvarez has a .312 batting average to lead the Astros, and has eight doubles, two triples and 17 home runs. Michael Brantley is 14-for-34 with a home run and four RBI over the last 10 games.

Andrew Vaughn has nine doubles, six home runs and 29 RBI for the White Sox. Jake Burger is 12-for-31 with four doubles and three home runs over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Astros: 5-5, .266 batting average, 3.64 ERA, outscored opponents by four runs

White Sox: 6-4, .315 batting average, 3.35 ERA, outscored opponents by 22 runs

INJURIES: Astros: Jacob Meyers: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Jeremy Pena: 10-Day IL (thumb), Parker Mushinski: 15-Day IL (left elbow), Blake Taylor: 15-Day IL (elbow), Jake Odorizzi: 15-Day IL (leg), Taylor Jones: 60-Day IL (back), Lance McCullers Jr.: 60-Day IL (forearm)

White Sox: Kyle Crick: 15-Day IL (elbow), Liam Hendriks: 15-Day IL (arm), Jake Burger: day-to-day (hand), Yasmani Grandal: 10-Day IL (back), Michael Kopech: day-to-day (knee), Aaron Bummer: 15-Day IL (lat), Tim Anderson: 10-Day IL (groin), Garrett Crochet: 60-Day IL (elbow), Eloy Jimenez: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Jonathan Stiever: 60-Day IL (lat)

StreakSmarter Pick
Houston Astros