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Sep 18, 8:10 PM | GrassKauffman Stadium

Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals Odds

80-66TEAM RECORD66-80

The Kansas City Royals host Chicago on Tuesday, looking to build on their 66-80 mark against the 80-66 White Sox in MLB betting action at Kauffman Stadium.

Kansas City hands the ball to starter Luke Hochevar in this one and he'll try to improve on his 8-13 mark on the year. Chicago counters with Gavin Floyd, who will try to quiet the fans and the Royals bats at the same time.

View Chi White Sox vs Kansas City Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting Chicago before the first pitch in this match will find them as 100-moneyline favorites. They will see an opening total of 9.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Royals rated this week at No. 7 and the White Sox sitting at No. 6.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Kansas City's No. 10 ranked American League offense (4.2 runs per game) against a White Sox defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 5 in the American League at 4.2 runs allowed per game. The Royals have been averaging 9.3 hits per game, more than the White Sox have managed so far this season (8.7 hits on average).

Kansas City owns the American League's No. 10 defense, allowing 4.5 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Chicago's American League No. 5-rated defense.

The White Sox were a 5-4 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Tigers. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at +106 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors. Chicago looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Tigers, a 5-4 final on Monday in support of Jose Quintana at U.S. Cellular Field.

In their last action, Kansas City was a 4-3 loser at home against the Angels. Bettors on Los Angeles at -166 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Kansas City looks to rebound from a loss to the Angels, who beat them 4-3 on Sunday behind a start from Dan Haren at Kauffman Stadium.

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

Kansas City Royals Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing Chi White Sox are 6-4
After playing LA Angels are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4

A few White Sox at Royals trends to consider:
Chi White Sox are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Chi White Sox's last 10 games when playing Kansas City
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Chi White Sox's last 10 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
Kansas City is 7-1 SU in their last 8 games when playing Chi White Sox
Kansas City is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Kansas City's last 10 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Kansas City's last 10 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox

Next up:
Chi White Sox at Kansas City, Wednesday, September 19

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