White Sox vs. Astros Saturday Prediction

White Sox vs. Astros, 6/19/21 MLB Betting Predictions & DFS Notes

The White Sox-Astros series continues on Saturday night when Lance Lynn opposes Framber Valdez in the pitching matchup. Will Chicago pull off the upset or is there a better play on the board?

Game Snapshot

925 Chicago White Sox (+110) at 926 Houston Astros (-130); o/u 8

7:15 p.m. ET, Saturday, June 19, 2021

Minute Maid Park, Houston, TX

TV: FOX

Chicago White Sox DFS Spin

Lance Lynn pitched six innings and surrendered three runs Monday against the Rays. Lynn's worst performance in six weeks was still a quality start, though it wasn't enough to stop him from falling to 7-2 on the season. He has a 1.51 ERA after 12 starts. Next up for him is a tough start against the Astros.

Houston Astros DFS Spin

Framber Valdez allowed two runs (one earned) on five hits and three walks with two strikeouts over seven innings in a 14-3 win over the Twins on Sunday. Valdez was impressive on Sunday, holding Minnesota to just two runs over seven innings. He threw just 56-of-97 pitches for strikes, walking three batters, but was able to limit the Twins offense by keeping the ball on the ground as he produced 13 groundouts to just three fly-outs. Valdez gave up a solo home run to Ryan Jeffers in the fifth inning and a second run would score in the sixth on a throwing error by Kyle Tucker. The 27-year-old right-hander has been excellent since his return from the injured list, posting a 1.42 ERA and 0.95 WHIP with 24 strikeouts over 25 1/3 innings. He's set for a matchup against the White Sox in Houston on Saturday.

White Sox vs. Astros Betting Prediction

The under is 22-10-1 in the last 32 meetings between these two teams and is 13-5 in their last 17 games in Houston. The under is also 5-2-1 in the White Sox’ last eight games as an underdog and is 7-3 in their last 10 games as a road underdog. The under is also 9-2 in the White Sox’ last 11 games during the third game of a series and has cashed in nine of their last 11 games versus a left-handed starter.

MLB BETTING PREDICTION: WHITE SOX/ASTROS UNDER 8

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