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James Shields, Jose Quintana Take Mound in Kansas City Royals vs Chicago White Sox Tilt

Kansas City Royals

vs

Chicago White Sox
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 2:10 PM ET
U.S. Cellular Field

U.S. Cellular Field hosts an MLB battle between the Chicago White Sox and the visiting Kansas City Royals on Wednesday.

Kansas City puts its faith in starter James Shields to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 9-5. Getting the ball for the Chicago White Sox is Jose Quintana, who owns a 5-7 record on the season with a 3.26 ERA.

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

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Kansas City Royals listed as favorites of -115 at most Sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 7.5, check for odds updates at 5Dimes.

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Computer Prediction: Kansas City Royals vs Chicago White Sox Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.1-4 victory for the Royals. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Kansas City Royals vs Chicago White Sox Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

48-52 Chicago battles the Royals, currently with a 48-50 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Kansas City injuries news.

The Chicago White Sox sit at No. 18 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Kansas City Royals sit at No. 24 on the same chart.

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How Kansas City Royals vs Chicago White Sox Stats Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Chicago has baseball's No. 9-rated offensive output, at 8.62 hits per game. The Kansas City Royals average 9.06 hits per game, good for No. 5 on the list.

Comparing defensive stats, Kansas City owns the No. 5-rated road mark, allowing 3.67 runs per game on the highway. Chicago, on the other hand, rates No. 9 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Kansas City was a 7-1 winner on the road against the White Sox. Bettors on Kansas City at -149 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Royals enjoyed a 7-1 victory at the expense of the White Sox on Tuesday, with Bruce Chen throwing 5 innings of 5-hit ball at U.S. Cellular Field.

Kansas City Royals vs Chicago White Sox Betting Odds Trends

Kansas City is 0-4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Kansas City is 0-4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Kansas City is 4-1-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Chi White Sox
Kansas City is 10-2-1 SU in its last 13 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
Chi White Sox is 4-1-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Chi White Sox is 1-4-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Kansas City
Chi White Sox is 2-10-1 SU in its last 13 games when playing at home against Kansas City

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City home to Cleveland, Thursday, July 24th
Chicago at Minnesota, Thursday, July 24th