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Moneyline favors White Sox in battle with Royals

Kansas City RoyalsChicago White Sox
May 12, 7:10 PM | GrassU.S. Cellular Field

Kansas City Royals vs Chicago White Sox Odds

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The Kansas City Royals will look to grab a road win when they take on the White Sox in Chicago at U.S. Cellular Field on Saturday in baseball odds action.

Luke Hochevar, with a record of 2-3 on the season, gets the ball for the Royals, while the White Sox trot Chris Sale to the mound in this one. He is 3-1 so far in 2012.

View Kansas City vs Chi White Sox Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The White Sox were listed as -130 moneyline favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 9 earlier on Monday.

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:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Royals rank No. 4 in the American League at 8.7 hits per game. That compares with Chicago’s No. 10 ranking in that category.

Defensively, Kansas City features the American League's No. 4-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.9 runs per game. Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 10 in the American League at home, scoring 3.9 runs per game.

Last time out for Kansas City, they were a 5-0 loser as they battled the White Sox on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the White Sox at -127 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Gavin Floyd shut down the Royals in their last game, striking out 5 in a 5-0 shutout over Kansas City in baseball action at U.S. Cellular Field.

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

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

A few Royals at White Sox trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Kansas City's last 8 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Kansas City's last 9 games
Kansas City is 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
Kansas City is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi White Sox's last 8 games when playing Kansas City
Chi White Sox are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Kansas City
Chi White Sox are 4-9 SU in their last 13 games at home

Next up:
Kansas City at Chi White Sox, Sunday, May 13

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