Chicago; Friday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
: White Sox -143, Marlins +121; over/under is 8 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Chicago White Sox host the Miami Marlins on Friday to begin a three-game series.
Chicago has a 16-15 record in home games and a 28-36 record overall. The White Sox have an 11-5 record in games when they did not give up a home run.
Miami has gone 14-15 on the road and 35-28 overall. Marlins hitters have a collective .401 slugging percentage to rank ninth in the NL.
The matchup Friday is the first meeting this season between the two teams.
TOP PERFORMERS: Andrew Benintendi has a .266 batting average to lead the White Sox, and has 15 doubles and a triple. Luis Robert is 11-for-40 with a home run and two RBI over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: White Sox: 6-4, .226 batting average, 3.89 ERA, outscored opponents by one run
Marlins: 8-2, .279 batting average, 3.20 ERA, outscored opponents by 19 runs
Marlins: Edward Cabrera: day-to-day (finger), Matt Barnes: 15-Day IL (hip), Johnny Cueto: 60-Day IL (biceps), Jazz Chisholm: 10-Day IL (toe), Avisail Garcia: 10-Day IL (back), Tommy Nance: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Trevor Rogers: 15-Day IL (forearm ), Max Meyer: 60-Day IL (elbow), Anthony Bender: 60-Day IL (elbow)