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Chicago White Sox visit Kansas City Royals in MLB Betting Odds Clash

The Kansas City Royals host Chicago on Saturday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 48-47 mark against the 38-55 White Sox in MLB betting odds action at Kauffman Stadium.

For the Kansas City Royals, Jason Vargas gets the ball, charged with keeping the Chicago White Sox hitters off the base paths. He'll face Mike Pelfrey, 3-7 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Chicago White Sox listed as underdogs of 185 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 10, check for odds updates at MyBookie.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 7.0-3.5 result in favor of 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

The Kansas City Royals sport a record of 48-47 heading into this matchup, while the Chicago White Sox sit at 38-55 on the season 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. 10 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Chicago White Sox sit at No. 30 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Kansas City Royals and its No. 25-rated batting order, averaging 4.22 runs per nine innings, against the No. 22 line up of the Chicago White Sox at 4.46 runs per outing.

Comparing defensive stats, Chicago owns the No. 22-rated road mark, allowing 5.06 runs per game on the highway. Kansas City, on the other hand, rates No. 23 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chicago lost in extra innings against the Royals on Friday as Kansas City edged them 7-6 at Royals Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Chi White Sox is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Chi White Sox is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Chi White Sox's last 15 games
  • Chi White Sox is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Kansas City is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games
  • Kansas City is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Kansas City, Sunday, July 23rd