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The division rival Chicago White Sox and Kansas City Royals are set to renew hostilities on Saturday when they meet at Kauffman Stadium.
The White Sox will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Jose Quintana in this game. Quintana has a 3-2 record and a 3.86 ERA this season.
Starting this game for the Royals will be Wade Davis. The righthander has a 5.18 ERA to go along with a 4-5 record this season.
Last time out for Chicago, they were a 9-1 winner as they battled the Royals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the White Sox at +123 were rewarded, while the 10 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Kansas City has lost 3 straight games.
Chicago: 30-41 SU
Kansas City: 34-37 SU
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Kansas City are 6-4
After playing Kansas City are 3-7
After a win are 5-5
Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Chi White Sox are 4-6
After playing Chi White Sox are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Chi White Sox's last 11 games when playing Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi White Sox's last 8 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Kansas City's last 11 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games at home
Kansas City is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Kansas City's last 8 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox
Kansas City home to Chi White Sox, Sunday, June 23