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Everett Teaford, John Danks take mound in White Sox vs Royals tilt

Kansas City RoyalsChicago White Sox
Sep 24, 7:10 PM | GrassU.S. Cellular Field

Kansas City Royals vs Chicago White Sox Odds

69-88TEAM RECORD76-81

The baseball wagering menu sees a clash between Chicago and Kansas City on Saturday, with the host White Sox trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.

The White Sox will rely on John Danks to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Everett Teaford will be his counterpart for the Royals. John Danks is 7-12 this season, and Everett Teaford is 2-0.

View Kansas City vs Chi White Sox Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had installed the White Sox as -135 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8.5 before betting started to move the line.

Power Rankings:
The White Sox sit at No. 6 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Royals sit at an American League No. 9 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Chicago's No. 11 ranked American League offense (4.1 runs per game) against a Royals defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 12 in the American League at 4.7 runs allowed per game. The White Sox have been averaging 8.6 hits per game, less than the Royals have managed so far this season (9.7 hits on average).

Comparing defensive stats, Kansas City owns the American League's No. 12-rated road mark, allowing 4.9 runs per game on the highway. Chicago, on the other hand, rates No. 10 in scoring at home.

Kansas City won its last outing, a 11-1 result against the White Sox on September 23. Bettors who backed the Royals at -102 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (12) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Kansas City routed Chicago on Friday by a 11-1 score at U.S. Cellular Field, plating runs all day in baseball betting action.

Kansas City Royals Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 1-9
Before playing Chi White Sox are 6-4
After playing Chi White Sox are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Kansas City are 3-7
After playing Kansas City are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7

A few Royals at White Sox trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City's last 5 games when playing Chi White Sox
Kansas City is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games
Kansas City is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games when playing Kansas City
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Chi White Sox's last 10 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Chi White Sox's last 17 games
Chi White Sox are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Kansas City

Next up:
Kansas City at Chi White Sox, Sunday, September 25

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