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    The Houston Astros (20-18) will try to keep a three-game win streak intact when they visit the Chicago White Sox (13-27) on Saturday at 7:15 PM ET. The Astros (+105) are not favored to extend the streak against the White Sox (-125). Chicago has Dylan Cease starting, and Houston counters with Brandon Bielak.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for White Sox vs. Astros

    • Game Day: Saturday, May 13, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:15 PM ET
    • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    • Stadium: Guaranteed Rate Field
    White Sox vs Astros Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
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    How Do I Watch the White Sox vs. the Astros?

    • TV Channel: FOX

    White Sox Stats & Trends

    White Sox Batting

    • The White Sox rank 17th in baseball with 41 home runs. They average 1.0 per game.
    • Chicago has the 22nd-ranked batting average in MLB (.235).
    • The White Sox are 28th in MLB with a .298 on-base percentage.
    • Chicago strikes out 8.4 times per game, the No. 15 average in MLB.
    • The White Sox have hit 16 homers at home this season (0.9 per game).
    • Chicago is averaging 2.7 extra-base hits per game while slugging .376 in home contests.
    • The team averages 8.2 hits per game and is batting .240 at home this season.

    White Sox Key Batters

    • Andrew Vaughn is batting .248 with 12 doubles, a triple, four home runs and 17 walks. He has an on-base percentage of .339 while slugging .423.
    • Among all qualified hitters, he ranks 97th in batting average, his on-base percentage ranks 73rd, and he is 83rd in slugging.
    • Luis Robert leads Chicago in slugging percentage (.517) and total hits (38) this season. He’s batting .262 with an on-base percentage of .327.
    • His batting average ranks 76th among qualified players, his on-base percentage 91st, and his slugging percentage 29th.
    • Robert brings a two-game streak with at least one hit into this matchup. In his last five games he is batting .278 with a double, two home runs and four RBI.
    • Andrew Benintendi has 36 hits this season and has a slash line of .255/.309/.312.
    • Yasmani Grandal leads Chicago with an OBP of .349 this season while batting .270 with 12 walks and 11 runs scored.
    • Grandal has hit safely in two games in a row. During his last five outings he is hitting .294 with a double, a walk and two RBI.

    Astros Stats & Trends

    Astros Batting

    • The Astros’ 34 home runs rank 25th in Major League Baseball.
    • Houston’s .238 batting average ranks 19th in the majors this season.
    • The Astros have an on-base percentage of .309 this season, which ranks 22nd in the league.
    • Houston is one of the best teams in baseball at making contact this season, ranking fifth with an average of 8.1 strikeouts per game.
    • They have averaged 0.9 home runs per game in their 19 road contests this season.
    • In 19 road games this season, it is slugging .394 with 57 hits going for extra bases.
    • In 19 road games this season, they have a batting average of .248 while averaging 8.5 base hits per contest.

    Astros Key Batters

    • Yordan Alvarez has put up a team-best OBP (.388), and paces the Astros in hits (33). He’s batting .282 and slugging.
    • Including all the qualifying players in the big leagues, his batting average ranks 44th, his on-base percentage is 19th, and he is sixth in slugging.
    • Alvarez enters this game on a nine-game hitting streak. During his last 10 games he is hitting .306 with three doubles, three home runs, four walks and eight RBI.
    • Kyle Tucker is batting .263 with five doubles, six home runs and 21 walks. He’s slugging .436 with an on-base percentage of .357.
    • His batting average ranks 73rd among all qualified players, his on-base percentage ranks 53rd, and he is 73rd in slugging.
    • Alex Bregman has four doubles, a triple, four home runs and 25 walks while hitting .201.
    • Jeremy Pena is hitting .242 with nine doubles, six home runs and seven walks.

    White Sox vs. Astros Probable Pitchers

    Dylan Cease (CHW) Pitcher Brandon Bielak (HOU)
    2 – 2 W/L 0 – 1
    40.1 IP 8.2
    5.58 ERA 4.15
    1.512 WHIP 1.962
    10.9 K/9 6.2
    4.5 BB/9 5.2

    White Sox vs. Astros Injury Updates

    • White Sox: Billy Hamilton: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Eloy Jiménez: 10 Day IL (Appendix), Romy Gonzalez: 10 Day IL (Shoulder), Jake Burger: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Liam Hendriks: 15 Day IL (Illness), Garrett Crochet: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Matt Foster: 60 Day IL (Forearm)
    • Astros: Jose Altuve: 10 Day IL (Thumb), Michael Brantley: 10 Day IL (Shoulder), Jose Urquidy: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Luis Garcia: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Lance McCullers Jr.: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Parker Mushinski: 15 Day IL (Spine), Chas McCormick: day-to-day (Back)

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