Houston Astros at Chicago White Sox Betting Preview
With the win on Friday night, the Astros come into this game with a record of 56-36. Houston is not only leading the AL West, but they look like one of the top contenders to win the World Series.
Chicago has built up a comfortable lead in the AL Central Division, but this team has struggled to beat the top teams in the league. The White Sox are 54-36 on the year and are an impressive 31-15 at home.
The Chicago White Sox are the betting favorites at -110 in this showdown on Saturday night.
Astros Can Mash
The Houston Astros still have plenty of pieces of the World Series championship on the roster, especially on offense. Houston can pitch well, but this team is winning games with a terrific offense.
Jose Altuve leads the Astros with 20 home runs this season, and he has also driven in 55 runs. Michael Brantley sports a .329 batting average, but this team can wear down an opposing pitcher.
Jake Odorizzi will start for the Astros on Saturday night, and he is looking to get his season turned around. Odorizzi is just 3-4 with a 3.61 ERA, but the Astros have a great bullpen if he gets in trouble.
Giolito Goes For White Sox
Lucas Giolito is set to start for Chicago on Saturday night, and that is exactly who the White Sox want on the mound. The White Sox don't have the offense to keep up with Houston, and Giolito needs to dominate.
Giolito is just 7-6 with a 4.15 ERA so far this season, but he can be a beast. The White Sox do sport a terrific bullpen, and they can close the door if they get an early lead.
Jose Abreu leads the team with 15 home runs and 66 RBIs, and the White Sox need him to lead the way. Shortstop Tim Anderson is sporting a. 311 batting average, and he sets the table for this team.
White Sox Get Some Revenge
The Astros have destroyed White Sox pitching this season, and it will be up to Giolito to turn things around. The numbers for Giolito aren't that great, but he has the ability to completely shut down a lineup.
This will likely be a playoff preview in the American League, and the White Sox have to get some revenge. Look for this to be a great performance by Chicago as they slow down the Astros and get back on track.
This should be one of the best games of the day, and it's a good chance to see two of the top teams in baseball. Bet the Chicago White Sox -110 on Saturday night as they get some revenge on the Houston Astros.
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