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Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals MLB Baseball Betting Lines Preview

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between Kansas City and Chicago on Friday, with the host Royals trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

For the Kansas City Royals, Ian Kennedy gets the ball, charged with keeping the Chicago White Sox hitters off the base paths. He'll face James Shields, 2-2 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Chicago White Sox listed as underdogs of 174 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 10, check for odds updates at MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 6.4-2.6 win for the Royals on Friday. 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

Kansas City (47-47) will face the 38-54 White Sox in this tilt. 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. 10 and the Chicago White Sox at No. 30 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Chicago White Sox rank No. 13 at 8.77 hits per game. That compares with the Kansas City Royals No. 21 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, Chicago owns the No. 20-rated road mark, allowing 5.02 runs per game on the highway. Kansas City, on the other hand, rates No. 23 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chicago didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 9-1 to Los Angeles on Wednesday at New Comiskey Park.

Kansas City routed Detroit on Thursday by a 16-4 score at Royals Stadium, plating runs all day in baseball betting action.

Betting Trends
  • Chi White Sox is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 7 games
  • Chi White Sox is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
  • Kansas City is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Chi White Sox
  • Kansas City is 2-5 SU in its last 7 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

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Kansas City, Saturday, July 22nd