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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Monday when the Kansas City Royals and the Chicago White Sox meet at U.S. Cellular Field.
Righthander James Shields will take the mound for the Royals to start this game. Shields is 0-0 this season with a 0.00 ERA.
Starting this game for the White Sox will be Chris Sale. The lefthander has a 0.00 ERA to go along with a 0-0 record this season.
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.
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.
Kansas City: 0-0 SU
Chicago: 0-0 SU
Kansas City most recently:
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 most recently:
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 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
Chi White Sox home to Kansas City, Wednesday, April 3