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MLB betting line favors White Sox over Royals

Kansas City RoyalsChicago White Sox
May 13, 2:10 PM | GrassU.S. Cellular Field

Kansas City Royals vs Chicago White Sox Odds

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

For the White Sox, Philip Humber gets the ball, charged with keeping the Royals hitters off the base paths. He'll face Danny Duffy, 2-2 on the year.

View Kansas City vs Chi White Sox Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Chicago opened as -130 moneyline favorites in this baseball match, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers settle on an opening over under number of 8.5.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the White Sox, most recently No. 6 in the American League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Royals, who rate an American League No. 12 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, Chicago owns the No. 10 ranking for hits in the American League at 8 per game. By contrast, the Royals are rated No. 4 in the same category at 8.8 per game.

Chicago owns the American League's No. 2 defense, allowing 3.7 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Kansas City's American League No. 12-rated defense.

In their last action, Kansas City was a 5-0 winner on the road against the White Sox. Bettors on Kansas City at +152 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Royals didn’t allow a single run in their last start, as their staff shut out Chicago 5-0 on Saturday at U.S. Cellular Field.

Kansas City Royals Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Texas are 3-7
After playing Chi White Sox are 6-4
After a win are 4-6

Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Detroit are 4-6
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 UNDER in 7 of Kansas City's last 10 games
Kansas City is 6-3 SU in their last 9 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Kansas City's last 9 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi White Sox's last 9 games when playing Kansas City
Chi White Sox are 6-12 SU in their last 18 games
Chi White Sox are 3-6 SU in their last 9 games when playing Kansas City
Chi White Sox are 4-10 SU in their last 14 games at home

Next up:
Kansas City at Texas, Monday, May 14
Chi White Sox home to Detroit, Monday, May 14

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