Royals visit Chicago White Sox in MLB clash

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April 1, 4:10 PM | GrassU.S. Cellular Field

Kansas City Royals vs Chicago White Sox Odds

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The Chicago White Sox host Kansas City on Monday, looking to build on their 0-0 mark against the 0-0 Royals in MLB betting action at U.S. Cellular Field.

Chris Sale gets the call for the Chicago White Sox and he will try to build on a 0-0 mark. In the other dugout, James Shields brings a 0-0 ledger to the game for the Royals as he tries to quiet the White Sox bats.

View Kansas City vs Chi White Sox Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as +-145 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 7.5 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the White Sox at No. 7 in the American League and the Royals at No. 6 in the American League heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Royals rank No. 3 in the American League at 0 hits per game. That compares with Chicago’s No. 3 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, Kansas City owns the American League's No. 1-rated road mark, allowing 0 runs per game on the highway. Chicago, on the other hand, rates No. 2 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Kansas City, they were a 1-0 loser as they battled the Tigers at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Tigers at -104 were rewarded, while the 1 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Kansas City didn't plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by Luis Marte in a losing cause, 1-0, against Detroit on Wednesday.

The White Sox were a 9-0 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Indians. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at +128 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors. Gavin Floyd chucked 7 shutout innings at the Indians in their last game, striking out 6 in a 9-0 win against Cleveland in baseball action at Progressive Field.

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

Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Kansas City are 5-5
After playing Cleveland are 6-4
After a win are 4-6

A few Royals at White Sox trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City's last 5 games on the road
Kansas City is 9-2 SU in their last 11 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games when playing Chi White Sox
Kansas City is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games when playing Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Chi White Sox's last 10 games when playing at home against Kansas City
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi White Sox's last 9 games at home

Next up:
Kansas City at Chi White Sox, Wednesday, April 3

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