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The division rival Kansas City Royals and Chicago White Sox are set to renew hostilities on Saturday when they meet at U.S. Cellular Field.
Wade Davis will be the starting pitcher for the Royals on this day. Righthander Davis is 4-9 this season with a 5.92 ERA.
Davis's opponent in this one will be Chris Sale. The White Sox lefthander has a 2.81 ERA to go along with a 6-9 record this season.
Last time out for Kansas City, they were a 5-1 winner as they battled the White Sox on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Royals at -120 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Kansas City has won 4 straight games.
Kansas City: 49-51 SU
Chicago: 40-60 SU
Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Chi White Sox are 5-5
After playing Chi White Sox are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Kansas City are 6-4
After playing Kansas City are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 5 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games
Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Kansas City's last 14 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games when playing at home against Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Chi White Sox's last 14 games when playing Kansas City
Chi White Sox are 7-14 SU in their last 21 games when playing Kansas City
Chi White Sox are 3-6 SU in their last 9 games when playing at home against Kansas City
Chi White Sox home to Kansas City, Sunday, July 28