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Kansas City Royals Favored by -120 Against Chicago White Sox on Saturday

MLB wagering interest swings to the Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals battle on Saturday at Kauffman Stadium as the Royals try to pick up a win on home turf and reward those moneyline betting.

It's a pitching duel between Jeremy Guthrie for the Kansas City Royals (7-7 on the year) and Jeff Samardzija for Chicago White Sox (8-6 so far).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Chicago White Sox were 110 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 8 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.8-4.4 win for the Royals. 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

64-44 Kansas City battles the White Sox, currently with a 51-56 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Chicago injuries news.

The Kansas City Royals sit at No. 21 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Chicago White Sox sit at No. 9 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Kansas City owns the No. 4 ranking for hits at 9.15 per game. By contrast, the Chicago White Sox are rated No. 17 in the same category at 8.52 per game.

Chicago brings the No. 22-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Royals's No. 6-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chicago didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 3-2 to Kansas City on Friday at Kauffman Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Chi White Sox is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Chi White Sox's last 11 games
  • Chi White Sox is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games
  • Kansas City is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Kansas City, Sunday, August 9th