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Kansas City Royals Home to the Chicago White Sox in MLB Betting Odds Action

Chicago White Sox

vs

Kansas City Royals
Monday, May 19, 2014 8:10 PM ET
Kauffman Stadium

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Chicago White Sox dueling the Kansas City Royals on Monday at Kauffman Stadium.

The match puts starter Carroll Scott for the Chicago White Sox on the hill facing Jason Vargas for the Kansas City Royals. Scott brings a 1-3 mark to the game, while Vargas is 4-1 to date on the season.

Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Kansas City Royals were listed as -160 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 8.5 earlier at TopBet.

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Computer Prediction: Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.5-4.2 result in favor of the Royals. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Kansas City Royals bring a 22-21 record to the battle against the 21-24 White Sox. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Chicago injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Kansas City Royals rated this week at No. 9 and the Chicago White Sox sitting at No. 21.

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How Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals Stats Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Kansas City has baseball's No. 24-rated offensive output, at 8.6 hits per game. The Chicago White Sox average 9.02 hits per game, good for No. 8 on the list.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Kansas City has the No. 9-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the White Sox own the No. 29 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The White Sox were an 8-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Astros. That made winners of bettors who got Houston at -119 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors. The White Sox endured an 8-2 loss at the hands of the Astros on Sunday, with John Danks throwing 4 2/3 innings of 10-hit ball at Minute Maid Park.

In their last action, Kansas City was an 8-6 winner at home against the Orioles. Bettors on Kansas City at -134 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (14) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Kansas City looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Orioles, an 8-6 final on Sunday in support of James Shields at Kauffman Stadium.

Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals Betting Odds Trends

Chi White Sox is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games
Chi White Sox is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games on the road
Kansas City is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games
Kansas City is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games at home

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Chicago at Kansas City, Tuesday, May 20th

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