Astros Vs White Sox: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – August 15, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on August 15, 2022

The Houston Astros (75-41) visit the Chicago White Sox (59-56) to open a four-game series at Guaranteed Rate Field, with first pitch at 8:10 PM ET on Monday. The Astros are on the back of a series victory over the Athletics, and the White Sox a series win over the Tigers. Houston’s (-123 to win) Jose Urquidy gets the start versus Chicago’s (+103) Johnny Cueto.

This article makes reference to betting data valid as of August 15, 2022 at 7:12 PM ET. Browse all the current odds for this game in the table below and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

Astros vs White Sox Betting Lines

Astros Betting Insights

  • The Astros have won 68, or 68%, of the 100 games they’ve played as favorites this season.
  • Houston has entered 93 games this season favored by -123 or more and is 63-30 in those contests.
  • The implied probability of a win from the Astros, based on the moneyline, is 55.2%.
  • Houston and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 44 of their 116 opportunities.
  • The Astros are 61-55-0 ATS in their 116 games with a spread this season.

Astros Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 7-3
Runs Per Game 5.5
HR 12
ERA 3.13
K/9 9.00

White Sox Betting Insights

  • The White Sox have been chosen as underdogs in 40 games this year and have walked away with the win 18 times (45%) in those games.
  • This season, Chicago has come away with a win 16 times in 36 chances when named as an underdog of at least +103 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The White Sox have an implied victory probability of 49.3% according to the moneyline set for this matchup.
  • Chicago and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 51 of their 115 opportunities.
  • The White Sox are 52-63-0 against the spread in their 115 games with a line set by sportsbooks this season.

White Sox Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 6-4
Runs Per Game 3.4
HR 10
ERA 3.60
K/9 9.95

White Sox Probable Pitcher – Johnny Cueto

  • The White Sox will send Cueto (4-5) to make his 16th start of the season. He is 4-5 with a 2.91 ERA and 68 strikeouts in 102 innings pitched.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Thursday against the Kansas City Royals, when he threw six innings, allowing two earned runs while giving up nine hits.
  • Cueto will try to last five or more innings for his 17th straight start. He’s averaging 6.1 innings per outing.
  • The White Sox have been the moneyline underdog in six of Cueto’s starts this season, and they went 4-2 in those games.
  • Cueto’s team has put together a 7-8 record in his 15 starts.
  • Cueto has had 15 starts that sportsbooks set a total for this season, and five of those matchups hit the over.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of August 15, 2022 at 7:12 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

White Sox Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP K/9 H/9 HR/9 ERA
Jake Diekman 50 43.1 12.3 8.5 1.9 4.15
Kendall Graveman 49 49.2 9.1 9.4 0.9 2.72
José Ruiz 47 44.2 10.1 9.5 1.5 4.03
Matt Foster 47 44.0 8.2 10.5 1.5 4.50
Liam Hendriks 40 40.1 13.2 7.8 1.2 3.12

Astros Probable Pitcher – José Urquidy

  • Urquidy’s team is 14-7-0 against the spread this season in his starts.
  • The right-hander’s last appearance was on Wednesday, when he threw five innings against the Texas Rangers, giving up five earned runs while allowing five hits.
  • Urquidy will look to finish five or more innings for the 11th start in a row.
  • Urquidy’s team is 13-4 this season when he starts and they are the moneyline favorite.
  • Urquidy’s team has won 15 of his 21 starts.
  • Games started by Urquidy have a 10-10-1 record at hitting the over this season.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of August 15, 2022 at 7:12 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Astros Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP Ks ERA Holds Saves
Héctor Neris 50 47.0 52 3.26 19 2
Rafael Montero 49 47.2 50 2.08 17 7
Phil Maton 48 46.0 47 3.91 10 0
Will Smith 47 42.1 46 4.46 12 5
Ryne Stanek 43 40.1 44 1.12 11 1

Astros Hitting Trends

  • The Astros have a record this season in games when they belt at least two home runs.
  • The Astros are 25-4 in games this season when they have had five or more extra-base hits.
  • The club is 45-16 in the games this season it has racked up at least eight hits.
  • The Astros are 47-3 in the games this season that they put up five or more runs.
  • The Astros are 25-7 over the 32 games this season when they have drawn at least five walks.

White Sox Hitting Trends

  • They are 18-4 this season when they hit two or more home runs in a game.
  • They have gone 11-2 this season when collecting five or more extra-base hits as a team.
  • In 72 games this season with eight or more hits, they have a record of 45-27.
  • They have a 31-12 record this season when scoring five or more runs in a game.
  • In 13 games this season with five or more walks drawn, they’ve posted a record of 6-7

Astros vs. White Sox Prediction

Moneyline Pick: White Sox (+103)

Over/Under Pick: Over (8.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm derived from offensive performance metrics and probable starting pitchers.

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