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Chicago White Sox at Kansas City Royals Betting Odds and Pick

Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at Kauffman Stadium on Friday as the host Kansas City Royals battle the Chicago White Sox in baseball betting odds action.

For the Kansas City Royals, Danny Duffy gets the ball, charged with keeping the Chicago White Sox hitters off the base paths. He'll face Miguel Gonzalez, 2-4 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Chicago White Sox were 121 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.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.1-3.5 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 bring a 24-22 record to the battle against the 27-21 White Sox. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Chicago injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Kansas City Royals rated this week at No. 24 and the Chicago White Sox sitting at No. 12.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Kansas City has baseball's No. 26-rated offensive output, at 8.89 hits per game. The Chicago White Sox average 8.4 hits per game, good for No. 16 on the list.

Kansas City owns the No. 7 defense, allowing 3.78 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Chicago's No. 4-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chicago suffered a 4-3 loss against Cleveland on Wednesday, as J Quintana wasn't able to lead his team to victory at U.S. Cellular Field.

The Royals were saddled with a loss last time out in D Gee's start, as they lost 7-5 against Minnesota on Wednesday at Target Field.

Betting Trends
  • Chi White Sox is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Chi White Sox's last 9 games
  • Chi White Sox is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Chi White Sox's last 8 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
  • Kansas City is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Kansas City's last 20 games at home
  • Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Chi White Sox

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Kansas City, Saturday, May 28th