Astros vs. White Sox Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Sunday, May 14, 2023

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Astros vs. White Sox Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Sunday, May 14, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Houston Astros (20-19) are -133 favorites to take Game 3 of th series from the Chicago White Sox (14-27) Sunday at 2:10 PM ET. The teams enter the matchup with the series record tied, and the underdog White Sox are listed with +113 odds to win the rubber match and take the series victory.

Houston’s Hunter Brown and Chicago’s Lucas Giolito have been named the starters for this contest.

Astros vs. White Sox Odds

  • Astros odds to win: -133
  • White Sox odds to win: +113
  • Spread: Astros -1.5
  • Total: 7.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Sunday, May 14, 2023
  • Time: 2:10 PM ET

Who Will Win Astros vs. White Sox?

Astros and White Sox Betting Trends

The Astros have compiled an 11-14 record in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 44% of those games).

In games it has played as moneyline favorites with odds of -133 or shorter, Houston has a 9-11 record (winning 45% of its games).

This season, the White Sox have been the underdog 28 times and won seven, or 25%, of those games.

Chicago is 4-17 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +113 or more on the moneyline.

The Astros have played in 39 games with a set over/under, and have combined with their opponents to go over the total 19 times (19-19-1).

The White Sox’s games have gone over the total in 21 of their 40 chances.

Astros Stats & Insights

The Astros are the 22nd-highest scoring team in MLB play averaging 4.3 runs per game (167 total).

Houston averages 0.9 home runs per game to rank 25th in MLB action with 34 total home runs .

The Astros’ .238 batting average ranks 19th in the majors.

Houston strikes out 8.1 times per game, the seventh-fewest average in baseball.

The pitching staff for the Astros has a collective 9.6 K/9, the fourth-best in MLB.

Houston has a 3.30 team ERA that ranks third among all MLB pitching staffs.

White Sox Stats & Insights

The White Sox have scored 172 runs (4.2 per game) this season, which ranks 16th in MLB.

Chicago ranks 17th in Major League Baseball with 42 home runs.

The White Sox rank 19th in MLB with a .238 team batting average.

Chicago ranks 13th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.3 Ks per contest.

The White Sox strike out 9.8 batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, second-best in MLB.

Chicago has the 29th-ranked ERA (5.55) in the majors this season.

Astros Key Players to Watch

Brown (3-1 with a 3.23 ERA and 39 strikeouts in 39 2/3 innings pitched) makes the start for the Astros, his eighth of the season.

Yordan Alvarez is batting .281 this season with a team-high nine home runs and 35 RBI.

Kyle Tucker is batting .263 with an OBP of .354 and a slugging percentage of .431 this season.

Alex Bregman has collected 30 base hits, an OBP of .322 and a slugging percentage of .324 this season.

Jeremy Pena has 39 hits and an OBP of .303 to go with a slugging percentage of .431 this season.

White Sox Key Players to Watch

The White Sox’s Giolito (2-2) will make his ninth start of the season.

Luis Robert has hit a team-high 10 home runs.

Andrew Vaughn’s 29 runs batted in pace his team.

Andrew Benintendi is batting .264 with nine doubles and 11 walks.

Yasmani Grandal has a club-high .270 batting average.

Astros and White Sox Injuries

Astros: Jose Altuve: 10 Day IL (Thumb), Michael Brantley: 10 Day IL (Shoulder), Jose Urquidy: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Luis Garcia: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Lance McCullers Jr.: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Parker Mushinski: 15 Day IL (Spine)

White Sox: Billy Hamilton: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Elvis Andrus: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Eloy Jiménez: 10 Day IL (Appendix), Liam Hendriks: 15 Day IL (Illness), Garrett Crochet: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Matt Foster: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Yasmani Grandal: day-to-day (Hamstring)

Astros vs. White Sox Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Astros 5, White Sox 4
  • Total Prediction: Over 7.5 runs
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