BOTTOM LINE: Jose Altuve and the Astros will take on the White Sox Friday.
The White Sox are 31-14 on their home turf. Chicago hitters have posted a team on-base percentage of .340 this season, led by Yoan Moncada with a mark of .401.
The Astros are 26-17 in road games. Houston is hitting a collective .268 this season, led by Michael Brantley with an average of .326.
The Astros won the last meeting 8-2. Lance McCullers Jr. notched his fourth victory and Carlos Correa went 2-for-3 with a home run and an RBI for Houston. Dallas Keuchel took his second loss for Chicago.
TOP PERFORMERS: Jose Abreu leads the White Sox with 66 RBIs and is batting .253.
Kyle Tucker leads the Astros with 37 extra base hits and is slugging .505.
LAST 10 GAMES: White Sox: 7-3, .304 batting average, 4.30 ERA, outscored opponents by 25 runs
Astros: 7-3, .209 batting average, 2.97 ERA, outscored opponents by nine runs