8:07 p.m. ET: Houston Astros (97-67) at Chicago White Sox (93-71)
Odds: Astros +110 / White Sox -120
Total: 8.5 -110 / -110
Houston will visit the Chicago White Sox on Sunday night for Game 3 of the teams’ ALDS with a 2-0 lead and plenty to like about how the team is clicking on the mound, at the plate, and in the field. The Astros are going with righty Luis Garcia, who was 11-8 with a 3.30 ERA in 30 appearances in the regular season, including 28 starts. Garcia took a no-decision against visiting Chicago on June 18, allowing 1 run and 7 hits in 7 innings with 2 walks and 8 strikeouts. The White Sox will be going with Dylan Cease on the bump and he is 13-7 with an ERA of 3.91. Cease hasn’t gone more than five innings in any of his last three starts but he has given up only two runs total. Astros are 4-0 in their last four games. The White Sox are 4-1 in their last five home playoff openers. The Astros are 1-4 in their last five meetings in Chicago. Look for the White Sox to get their first playoff win of the year today.
The Bookie: White Sox -120 / Over 8.5 -110
Fade the Public: Astros / Under
Sharp Action: White Sox / Over