On Friday, March 31, Yordan Alvarez's Houston Astros (0-1) host the Chicago White Sox (1-0) in an early-season contest at Minute Maid Park. The first pitch will be thrown at 8:10 PM ET.

The Astros are the favorite in this one, at -160, while the underdog White Sox have +130 odds to play spoiler. The over/under is 8 runs for the game (with -105 odds on the over and -115 odds to go under).

White Sox vs. Astros Time and TV Channel

  • Date: Friday, March 31, 2023
  • Time: 8:10 PM ET
  • TV: MLB Network
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Venue: Minute Maid Park
  • Probable Pitchers: Cristian Javier - HOU (0-0, 0.00 ERA) vs Lance Lynn - CHW (0-0, 0.00 ERA)

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White Sox vs. Astros Betting Odds, Run Line and Total

Check out the odds, run line and over/under for this matchup posted on different sportsbooks.

Astros Moneyline White Sox Moneyline Run Line Total
DraftKings -165 +140 - 8 Bet on this game with DraftKings!
BetMGM -160 +130 - 8 Bet on this game with BetMGM!
PointsBet -159 +135 - - Bet on this game with PointsBet!
Tipico -155 +135 Astros (-1.5) - Bet on this game with Tipico!

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White Sox vs. Astros Betting Trends and Insights

  • The Astros were favorites in 149 games last season and won 103 (69.1%) of those contests.
  • Last season, the Astros won 62 of their 92 games, or 67.4%, when favored by at least -160 on the moneyline.
  • Houston has a 61.5% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • The Astros averaged 1.4 homers per home game last season (116 total at home).
  • Houston averaged 3.2 extra-base hits per game while slugging .448 in home contests.
  • The White Sox came away with 24 wins in the 54 contests they were listed as the underdogs in last season.
  • Last season, the White Sox came away with a win nine times in 19 chances when named as an underdog of at least +130 or worse on the moneyline.
  • Chicago hit 72 home runs away from home last season (0.9 per game).
  • The White Sox slugged .391 with 2.8 extra-base hits per game on the road.

White Sox vs. Astros Player Props

Hits O/U Total Bases O/U HR O/U RBI O/U
Tim Anderson 0.5 (-250) 1.5 (+130) 0.5 (+650) 0.5 (+240)
Elvis Andrus 0.5 (-120) 0.5 (-120) 0.5 (+700) 0.5 (+280)
Yasmani Grandal 0.5 (-125) 0.5 (-125) 0.5 (+600) 0.5 (+250)
Andrew Vaughn 0.5 (-149) 0.5 (-149) 0.5 (+550) 0.5 (+240)
Eloy Jiménez 0.5 (-175) 0.5 (-175) 0.5 (+375) 0.5 (+180)

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White Sox Futures Odds

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