On the evening of June 18, 2024, the Houston Astros are set to battle the Chicago White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field, with the first pitch at 8:10 PM under what is expected to be light rain conditions.

The Astros have yet to declare their starting pitcher for the game, while Jonathan Cannon will take the mound for the White Sox, bringing an earned run average (ERA) of 4.563 into the contest.

In the 2024 AL West Division, the Astros are currently ranked 12th, holding a record of 33-39, which reflects a .460 winning percentage. In their division, they’ve gathered 15 wins against 12 losses, positioning them 3rd. Recent trends show the Astros with five wins in their latest 10 games, with a current streak of one win. Their performance is evenly split at home and away, with a 19-19 record at their home venue and 14-20 on the road. They are more effective during night games where they’ve won 24 out of 33 games. Overall, the Astros have scored 319 runs while conceding 315.

Conversely, the Chicago White Sox sit at the bottom of the 2024 AL Central Division standings in the 15th slot, with an unfavorable record of 19-54, which calculates to a .260 winning percentage. They dwell at the last place in their division with a record of 5-19. The White Sox have captured 4 victories in their last 10 games and are coming off a recent loss. Their record at home shows 12 victories and 23 defeats, and an even tougher scenario unfolds on the road with 7 wins and 31 losses. Day games have seen 6 successes, while they have won 13 games at night. In terms of scoring, their offense has produced 229 runs, whereas their pitchers have allowed 384 runs.