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The Chicago White Sox and the Kansas City Royals will both be trying to pick up a win on Sunday when they battle at Kauffman Stadium.
The White Sox will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Dylan Axelrod in this game. Axelrod has a 3-4 record and a 4.39 ERA this season.
It'll be James Shields toeing the rubber for the Royals in this contest. Righthander Shields is 2-6 with a 2.72 ERA so far this season.
In their last action, Chicago was a 3-2 winner on the road against the Royals. Bettors on Chicago at +112 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Chicago has won 2 straight games.
Kansas City has lost 4 straight games.
Chicago: 31-41 SU
Kansas City: 34-38 SU
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing NY Mets are 3-2
After playing Kansas City are 3-7
After a win are 5-5
Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Atlanta are 3-5
After playing Chi White Sox are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Chi White Sox's last 12 games when playing Kansas City
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Chi White Sox's last 9 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Kansas City's last 12 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Kansas City's last 9 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox
Kansas City is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games at home
Chi White Sox home to NY Mets, Tuesday, June 25
Kansas City home to Atlanta, Tuesday, June 25