Houston Astros vs Chicago White Sox Prediction MLB Picks 6/19/24

Chicago White Sox (19-54) vs Houston Astros (33-39)

Game Info: Wednesday, June 19, 2024 at 8:10 pm (Guaranteed Rate Field)

Garrett Crochet (6-5) (3.16) vs Hunter Brown (3-5) (5.00)

Betting Odds: Chicago White Sox +105 / Houston Astros -115 --- Over/Under: 7.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Houston Astros and the Chicago White Sox meet Wednesday in MLB action from Guaranteed Rate Field. Here’s a Houston Astros vs Chicago White Sox prediction. This will be the second installment in a three-game series. We will look at this from a betting perspective and determine the best bets for the game. We will examine:

• The Houston Astros recent form and player performance

• The Chicago White Sox recent form and player performance

• Recent betting trends and streaks involving the Houston Astros

• Recent betting trends and streaks involving the Chicago White Sox

• Recent betting trends in games played between the Astros and White Sox

• A summary that ties it all together and produces a favorable betting outcome for the White Sox vs Astros game

Houston Astros Betting Preview

The Astros played the Detroit Tigers in their weekend series. Houston lost the Saturday game 13-5 but otherwise recorded wins 4-0 and 4-1 in the other two games to take the set. On Tuesday versus the White Sox, the Astros took a 2-0 loss. Framber Valdez finished with 6.0 innings, two earned, two hits and five walks in the start.

In the starter role for the Astros on Wednesday it’ll be Hunter Brown. So far this year Brown is 3-5 with a 5.00 ERA and 76 Ks in 68.1 innings in 14 games (13 starts). Brown is 16-18 with a 4.71 ERA in 52 career games (44 starts).

Chicago White Sox Betting Preview

Over on the White Sox’ side, they played the Arizona Diamondbacks in their weekend series. The only win Chicago got in that one was a 9-2 result on Saturday. Otherwise it was 7-1 and 12-5 losses. On Tuesday the Sox were out-hit 7-2 but still pulled off the win. Jonathan Cannon almost went the distance with 8.2 frames, seven hits, one walk and four Ks.

Garrett Crochet will take the mound for the Sox in the starting role Wednesday. Over his 15 starts this year Crochet is 6-5 with a 3.16 ERA and 116 Ks in 82.2 innings. Crochet has a 2.95 ERA and a 9-12 record over 87 career games (15 starts).

Astros vs White Sox Pick Injury Notes

Astros SP Justin Verlander (neck) is progressing slower in his healing than team officials had expected.

White Sox RP Matt Foster (elbow) began a rehab assignment Monday.

Total Runs Facts

  • Nine of the Astros' last 10 road games against American League opponents have gone UNDER the total runs line.
  • Each of the last four games between the Astros and White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field have gone UNDER the total runs line.
  • The 'Inning 1 UNDER 0.5 runs' market has hit in each of the White Sox's last seven games as underdogs against American League opponents.
  • The 'Inning 1 UNDER 0.5 runs' market has hit in each of the Astros' last six road games.

Chicago White Sox Player Prop Facts

  • Luis Robert has hit a home run in three of the White Sox's last four home games against the Astros.
  • Andrew Vaughn has recorded at least one RBI in four of the White Sox's last five home games against AL opponents.
  • Yoan Moncada has scored a run in each of his last four home appearances against opponents that held a losing record.
  • Yoan Moncada has recorded at least one total base in each of his last 13 appearances at Guaranteed Rate Field against opponents that held a losing record.
  • Yoan Moncada has recorded at least one hit in each of his last 13 appearances at Guaranteed Rate Field against opponents that held a losing record.
  • Eloy Jimenez has recorded at least one Single in each of his last six home appearances against the Astros.

Houston Astros Player Prop Facts

  • Yordan Alvarez has recorded at least one RBI in eight of his last nine appearances with the Astros as favorites against the White Sox.
  • Alex Bregman has recorded at least one Single in nine of his last 10 appearances at Guaranteed Rate Field against opponents that held a losing record.
  • Alex Bregman has recorded at least one total base in each of the Astros' last 10 road games.
  • Alex Bregman has recorded at least one hit in each of the Astros' last 10 road games.
  • Kyle Tucker has hit a home run in three of his last five appearances against AL Central opponents.
  • Kyle Tucker has recorded a Double in four of his last five appearances with the Astros as road favorites against the White Sox.
  • Yordan Alvarez has scored a run in each of his last four appearances with the Astros as road favorites against the White Sox.

Houston Astros vs Chicago White Sox Prediction

I’ll take a stab on the White Sox here. Crochet is doing well lately. Over his last three starts, Crochet is 1-0 with three earned in 19.0 total innings. As for Brown, he’s done well also. In his last pair Brown is 2-0 with zero earned runs in 13.0 innings on seven hits and four walks total.

On Tuesday the White Sox had a pretty rough evening at the plate, saved by five walks and Andrew Vaughn’s two RBI. Chicago needs to do better than two hits on Wednesday.

Andrew’s Pick Chicago White Sox +105

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