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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Monday when the Chicago White Sox and the Kansas City Royals meet at Kauffman Stadium.
Chris Sale will be the starting pitcher for the White Sox on this day. Lefthander Sale is 3-2 this season with a 3.83 ERA.
Sale's opponent in this one will be James Shields. The Royals righthander has a 3.00 ERA to go along with a 2-2 record this season.
Chicago was a 6-5 loser in its last match on the road against the Royals. They lost as +123 underdogs, while the total score of 11 made winners of OVER bettors.
Chicago has lost 2 straight games.
Kansas City has won 4 straight games.
Chicago: 12-17 SU
Kansas City: 17-10 SU
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing NY Mets are 2-1
After playing Kansas City are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6
Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Monday are 2-8
Before playing Baltimore are 6-4
After playing Chi White Sox are 8-2
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Chi White Sox's last 9 games when playing Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Chi White Sox's last 10 games on the road
Chi White Sox are 7-16 SU in their last 23 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Kansas City's last 9 games when playing Chi White Sox
Kansas City is 7-1 SU in their last 8 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox
Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Chi White Sox at NY Mets, Tuesday, May 7
Kansas City at Baltimore, Tuesday, May 7