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Kansas City Royals Starter Ian Kennedy Out to Silence Chicago White Sox Bats in MLB Contest

The Kansas City Royals get a visit from the Chicago White Sox in MLB baseball betting action on Wednesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

It's a pitching duel between Ian Kennedy for the Kansas City Royals (6-9 on the year) and Jose Quintana for Chicago White Sox (9-8 so far).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Kansas City was a -105 moneyline earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 8.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.6-4.2 victory for the White Sox. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Kansas City Royals sport a record of 53-59 heading into this matchup, while the Chicago White Sox sit at 54-58 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Chicago injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Kansas City Royals at No. 29 and the Chicago White Sox at No. 27 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Kansas City Royals No. 27 ranked offense (3.85 runs per game) against a Chicago White Sox defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 14 at 4.38 runs allowed per game. The Kansas City Royals have been averaging 8.95 hits per game, more than the Chicago White Sox have managed so far this season (8.51 hits on average).

Defensively, Chicago features the No. 12-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.42 runs per game. Kansas City, meanwhile, comes in at No. 10 at home, scoring 4.65 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chicago needed extra innings to get the job done against the Royals on Tuesday as the White Sox defeated them 7-5 at Kauffman Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Chi White Sox is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Chi White Sox is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games
  • Chi White Sox is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Kansas City is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games
  • Kansas City is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Kansas City, Thursday, August 11th