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Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals in MLB Betting Odds

The Kansas City Royals battle the visiting Chicago White Sox on Thursday in MLB betting odds action at Kauffman Stadium.

Derek Holland, with a record of 2-2 on the season, gets the ball for the Chicago White Sox, while the Kansas City Royals trot Ian Kennedy to the mound in this one. He is 0-2 so far in 2017.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Chicago White Sox listed as underdogs of 120 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 7.5, check for odds updates at MyBookie.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.6-3.2 win for 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Kansas City (9-17) will face the 14-12 White Sox in this tilt. 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. 28 and the Chicago White Sox sitting at No. 13.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Kansas City Royals and its No. 30-rated batting order, averaging 2.88 runs per nine innings, against the No. 21 line up of the Chicago White Sox at 4.08 runs per outing.

Chicago brings the No. 3-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Royals's No. 8-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • Chi White Sox is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Chi White Sox is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
  • Chi White Sox is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Kansas City
  • Chi White Sox is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Kansas City
  • Kansas City is 2-10 ATS in its last 12 games
  • Kansas City is 2-10 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Kansas City's last 18 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Kansas City's last 11 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Baltimore, Friday, May 5th
Kansas City home to Cleveland, Friday, May 5th

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