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

The visiting Kansas City Royals hope for a solid performance on Friday as they look to pick up a win at Guaranteed Rate Field against the Chicago White Sox.

The match puts starter Jason Hammel for the Kansas City Royals on the hill facing Reynaldo Lopez for the Chicago White Sox. Hammel brings a 8-12 mark to the game, while Lopez is 2-3 to date on the season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Chicago was a 123 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 9.5.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.7-4.8 win for the White Sox. 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Chicago White Sox bring a 61-91 record to the battle against the 75-77 Royals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Kansas City injuries news.

The Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals odds would favor the White Sox if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Chicago is rated No. 16 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Kansas City is at No. 20.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Chicago White Sox No. 22-ranked scoring average of 4.39 runs per game, against a Kansas City Royals offense rated No. 24 and scoring 4.38 runs per game. The White Sox have averaged 8.8 hits per game to date this season, less than the Royals hitters have managed (8.93 per nine innings).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Chicago has the No. 24-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Royals own the No. 16 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

J Vargas silenced the Blue Jays bats in a 1-0 victory last time out versus Toronto at Rogers Centre.

Chicago rolled to a 3-1 win against Houston on Thursday, as Carson Fulmer and the White Sox' bats led the team to victory at Minute Maid Park.

Betting Trends
  • Kansas City is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Kansas City's last 9 games
  • Kansas City is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 7 games on the road
  • Chi White Sox is 10-2 ATS in its last 12 games
  • Chi White Sox is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games
  • Chi White Sox is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at Chicago, Saturday, September 23rd

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