Chicago White Sox vs Houston Astros 10/07/2021 American League Division Series Game 1 Spread
Chicago White Sox vs Houston Astros 10/07/2021 – The MLB postseason predictions have every detail about the top teams that are pushing their way to the World Series. The Yankees have been eliminated by the Red Sox and it’s time for the Chicago White Sox to take on the Houston Astros. The White Sox will take the road in this game to open their first game of a five-game series. Houston will play this game at home at their very own Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. The Astros clinched the AL West Division title while the White Sox clinched AL Central Division play.
Chicago White Sox vs Houston Astros 10/07/2021
|When:||Thursday, October 7, TBD|
|Where:||Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas|
Chicago White Sox
The Chicago White Sox completed their regular season with a neat 93-69 record. The White Sox dominated AL Central Division play and are all set to take on Houston in the American League Division series. Chicago is at number 3 and taking out the Astros at home is not going to be an easy task. The White Sox are yet to reveal their starting pitcher for this series opener. Chicago will need to step up on their offensive game against a tough Houston squad.
Players to watch: Jose Abreu 1B (GP 152, AB 566, R 86, H 148, 2B 30, 3B 2, HR 30, RBI 117, TB 272, BB 61, SO 143, SB 1, AVG 0.261, OBP 0.351, SLG 0.481, OPS 0.831, WAR 3), Tim Anderson SS (GP 123, AB 527, R 94, H 163, 2B 29, 3B 2, HR 17, RBI 61, TB 247, BB 22, SO 119, SB 18, AVG 0.309, OBP 0.338, SLG 0.469, OPS 0.806, WAR 4.6).
The Houston Astros will turn in Lance McCullers Jr. as their starting pitcher. McCullers is holding a neat 13-5 record from the regular season with an ERA of 3.16. The Astros clinched the AL West Division title with a neat 95-67 record on the season. Houston completed their regular season ahead of the Mariners and the Athletics. Houston is known for their powerful batting unit and they are bound to give the White Sox tough competition.
Players to watch: Jose Altuve 2B (GP 146, AB 602, R 117, H 167, 2B 32, 3B 1, HR 31, RBI 83, TB 294, BB 66, SO 91, SB 5, AVG 0.277, OBP 0.35, SLG 0.488, OPS 0.838, WAR 4.4), Carlos Correa SS (GP 148, AB 555, R 104, H 155, 2B 34, 3B 1, HR 26, RBI 92, TB 269, BB 75, SO 116, SB 0, AVG 0.279, OBP 0.366, SLG 0.485, OPS 0.85, WAR 7.2).
Chicago White Sox vs Houston Astros Betting Numbers
Chicago White Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi White Sox’s last 9 games.
Chi White Sox are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games.
Chi White Sox are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games against Houston.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Chi White Sox’s last 13 games on the road.
Chi White Sox are 2-10 SU in their last 12 games when playing on the road against Houston.
Houston are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games.
Astros are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games at home.
Houston are 10-2 SU in their last 12 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston’s last 6 games against an opponent in the American League Central Division division.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston’s last 5 games played in October.
Chicago White Sox vs Houston Astros Betting Picks
The baseball postseason bets are in favor of Houston to win this game at home and cover the spread. With a little support from the plate, the Astros will get past the White Sox with McCullers on the mound.
Score Prediction: Astros 9, White Sox 5.