Friday's contest features the Houston Astros (0-1) and the Chicago White Sox (1-0) facing off at Minute Maid Park (on March 31) at 8:10 PM ET. This matchup, according to our computer prediction, will result in a 6-2 victory for the Astros.

The Astros will give the nod to Cristian Javier versus the White Sox and Lance Lynn.

White Sox vs. Astros Game Info & Odds

  • When: Friday, March 31, 2023 at 8:10 PM ET
  • Where: Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas
  • How to Watch on TV: MLB Network
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on fuboTV!

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White Sox vs. Astros Score Prediction

Our pick for this game is Astros 6, White Sox 2.

Total Prediction for White Sox vs. Astros

  • Total Prediction: Over 7.5 runs

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White Sox Performance Insights

  • The White Sox won in 24, or 44.4%, of the 54 contests they were named as odds-on underdogs in last year.
  • Last year, Chicago won 11 of 27 games when listed as at least +120 on the moneyline.
  • The White Sox have an implied victory probability of 45.5% according to the moneyline set for this matchup.
  • Last season Chicago was the 19th-highest scoring team in MLB play, averaging 4.2 runs per game (686 total).
  • The White Sox's 3.96 team ERA ranked 16th across all MLB pitching staffs.

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White Sox Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
March 30 @ Astros W 3-2 Dylan Cease vs Framber Valdez
March 31 @ Astros - Lance Lynn vs Cristian Javier
April 1 @ Astros - Lucas Giolito vs Jose Urquidy
April 2 @ Astros - Mike Clevinger vs Luis Garcia
April 3 Giants - Michael Kopech vs TBA
April 5 Giants - Dylan Cease vs TBA
April 6 Giants - Lance Lynn vs TBA